Optimization of long rural feeders using a genetic algorithm
Wishart, Michael T., Ledwich, Gerard, Ivanovich, Grujica , & Ghosh, Arindam (2010) Optimization of long rural feeders using a genetic algorithm. In Proceedings of the 3rd Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization, Courtyard Surfers Paradise Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland.
This paper describes the optimization of conductor size and the voltage regulator location & magnitude of long rural distribution lines. The optimization minimizes the lifetime cost of the lines, including capital costs and losses while observing voltage drop and operational constraints using a Genetic Algorithm (GA). The GA optimization is applied to a real Single Wire Earth Return (SWER) network in regional Queensland and results are presented.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Rural network planning, conductor size, genetic algorithm, single wire earth return SWER|
|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 2010 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||14 Oct 2010 09:01|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 11:37|
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