Reliability driven reconfiguration of rural power distribution systems

Chakrabarti, Saikat, Ledwich, Gerard, & Ghosh, Arindam (2009) Reliability driven reconfiguration of rural power distribution systems. In Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Power Systems, IEEE, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

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This paper presents a reliability-based reconfiguration methodology for power distribution systems. Probabilistic reliability models of the system components are considered and Monte Carlo method is used while evaluating the reliability of the distribution system. The reconfiguration is aimed at maximizing the reliability of the power supplied to the customers. A binary particle swarm optimization (BPSO) algorithm is used as a tool to determine the optimal configuration of the sectionalizing and tie switches in the system. The proposed methodology is applied on a modified IEEE 13-bus distribution system.

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ID Code: 30124
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Distribution system, Monte Carlo., particle swarm optimization, reconfiguration, reliability
ISBN: 9781424443314
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power) (090607)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IEEE
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Deposited On: 01 Feb 2010 01:52
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