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Opposition Based Differential Evolution Algorithm for Capacitor Placement on Radial Distribution System
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 Title & Authors
Opposition Based Differential Evolution Algorithm for Capacitor Placement on Radial Distribution System
Muthukumar, R.; Thanushkodi, K.;
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 Abstract
Distribution system is a critical link between customer and utility. The control of power loss is the main factor which decides the performance of the distribution system. There are two methods such as (i) distribution system reconfiguration and (ii) inclusion of capacitor banks, used for controlling the real power loss. Considering the improvement in voltage profile with the power loss reduction, later method produces better performance than former method. This paper presents an advanced evolutionary algorithm for capacitor inclusion for loss reduction. The conventional sensitivity analysis is used to find the optimal location for the capacitors. In order to achieve a better approximation for the current candidate solution, Opposition based Differential Evolution (ODE) is introduced. The effectiveness of the proposed technique is validated through 10, 33, 34 and85-bus radial distribution systems.
 Keywords
Distribution systems;Loss reduction;Loss sensitivity factors;Differential Evolution;Capacitor placement;
 Language
English
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