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A novel load transfer scheme for peak load management in rural areas

Wishart , Michael, Turner, Jon, Perera, Lasantha B., Ghosh, Arindam, & Ledwich, Gerard (2011) A novel load transfer scheme for peak load management in rural areas. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 26(2), pp. 1203-1211.

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Abstract

This paper proposes a novel peak load management scheme for rural areas. The scheme transfers certain customers onto local nonembedded generators during peak load periods to alleviate network under voltage problems. This paper develops and presents this system by way of a case study in Central Queensland, Australia. A methodology is presented for determining the best location for the nonembedded generators as well as the number of generators required to alleviate network problems. A control algorithm to transfer and reconnect customers is developed to ensure that the network voltage profile remains within specification under all plausible load conditions. Finally, simulations are presented to show the performance of the system over a typical maximum daily load profile with large stochastic load variations.

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ID Code: 39453
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Nonembedded generation, peak load management, peak load shaving, rural distribution planning, single-wire earth return (SWER)
DOI: 10.1109/TPWRD.2010.2082573
ISSN: 0885-8977
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 2011 IEEE
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Deposited On: 10 Jan 2011 09:49
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