Optimal Power Flow Using PSO

  • Prashant Kumar
  • Rahul Pukale
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 31)


This paper presents an efficient technique to solve optimal power flow based on PSO in which the power transmission loss function is used as the problem objective while considering both the real and reactive as a sub problem. The proposed method is used for solving the non-linear optimization problems while minimizing the objective voltage stability margin is also maintained. The proposed technique is tested on IEEE 57 bus system.


Particle swarm optimization Power loss minimization Reactive power Voltage control Voltage stability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Depatrment of Electrical EngineeringAMGOIKolhapurIndia

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