Hierarchical Based Coordination Strategy to Efficiently Exchange the Power Among Micro-grids

  • Aqib Jamil
  • Nadeem JavaidEmail author
  • Zafar Iqbal
  • Muhammad Abdullah
  • Muhammad Zaid Riaz
  • Mariam Akbar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 773)


Micro-grid (MG) is an emerging component of a smart grid and it is increasing the efficiency and reliability of the power system with the passage of time. MGs often need power in order to fulfill its load requirements, which is transmitted form macro station (MS). Transmission of power from MS cause power line losses. To decrease these power line losses, a hierarchical based coordination (HBC) strategy is proposed for efficiently exchanging the power among MGs. HBC aims to decrease power line losses by making hierarchical coalitions. Results are evaluated and compared with conventional non-coordination model (NCM). This comparison shows the effectiveness of proposed HBC strategy. Results indicate that HBC has decreased the power line losses by 40.1% as compared to conventional NCM.


Smart grid Micro grid Energy management Coordination strategy Hierarchical coalitions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aqib Jamil
    • 1
  • Nadeem Javaid
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zafar Iqbal
    • 2
  • Muhammad Abdullah
    • 1
  • Muhammad Zaid Riaz
    • 1
  • Mariam Akbar
    • 1
  1. 1.COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.PMAS, Arid Agriculture UniversityRawalpindiPakistan

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