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Optimal Location and Sizing of Shunt Capacitors in Distribution Systems by Considering Different Load Scenarios
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Optimal Location and Sizing of Shunt Capacitors in Distribution Systems by Considering Different Load Scenarios
Dideban, Mohammadhosein; Ghadimi, Noradin; Ahmadi, Mohammad Bagher; Karimi, Mohammmad;
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 Abstract
In this work, Self-adaptive Differential Evolutionary (SaDE) algorithm is proposed to solve Optimal Location and Size of Capacitor (OLSC) problem in radial distribution networks. To obtain the SaDE algorithm, two improvements have been applied on control parameters of mutation and crossover operators. To expand the study, three load conditions have been considered, i.e., constant, varying and effective loads. Objective function is introduced for the load conditions. The annual cost is fitness of problem, in addition to this cost, CPU time, voltage profile, active power loss and total installed capacitor banks and their related costs have been used for comparisons. To confirm the ability of each improvements of SaDE, the improvements are studied both in separate and simultaneous conditions. To verify the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm, it is tested on IEEE 10-bus and 34-bus radial distribution networks and compared with other approaches.
 Keywords
Annual cost;Differential evolutionary algorithm;Optimal capacitor allocation;Radial distribution networks;
 Language
English
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