Publisher : The Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers
DOI : 10.5370/JEET.2013.8.4.737
Title & Authors
The Advanced Voltage Regulation Method for ULTC in Distribution Systems with DG Kim, Mi-Young; Song, Yong-Un; Kim, Kyung-Hwa;
The small-scaled onsite generators such as photovoltaic power, wind power, biomass and fuel cell belong to decarbonization techniques. In general, these generators tend to be connected to utility systems, and they are called distributed generations (DGs) compared with conventional centralized power plants. However, DGs may impact on stabilization of utility systems, which gets utility into trouble. In order to reduce utility's burdens (e.g., investment for facilities reinforcement) and accelerate DG introduction, the advanced operation algorithms under the existing utility systems are urgently needed. This paper presents the advanced voltage regulation method in power systems since the sending voltage of voltage regulators has been played a decisive role restricting maximum installable DG capacity (MaxC_DG). For the proposed voltage regulation method, the difference from existing voltage regulation method is explained and the detailed concept is introduced in this paper. MaxC_DG estimation through case studies based on Korean model network verifies the superiority of the proposed method.
Distributed generation (DG);Distributed generations (DGs);Distribution systems;Voltage regulation;Under load tap changer (ULTC);Line drop compensation (LDC);LDC parameters (equivalent impedance, load center voltage);
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