Multi-objective Capacitor Allocations in Distribution Networks using Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm

- Journal title : Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology
- Volume 9, Issue 2, 2014, pp.441-451
- Publisher : The Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers
- DOI : 10.5370/JEET.2014.9.2.441

Title & Authors

Multi-objective Capacitor Allocations in Distribution Networks using Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm

El-Fergany, Attia; Abdelaziz, A.Y.;

El-Fergany, Attia; Abdelaziz, A.Y.;

Abstract

This article addresses an efficient heuristic-based approach to assign static shunt capacitors along radial distribution networks using the artificial bee colony algorithm. The objective function is adapted to enhance the overall system static voltage stability index and to achieve maximum net yearly savings. Load variations have been considered to optimally scope the fixed and switched capacitors required. The numerical results are compared with those obtained using recent heuristic methods and show that the proposed approach is capable of generating high-grade solutions and validated viability.

Keywords

Artificial bee colony;Capacitor allocations;Loss reduction;Net saving maximization;Static voltage stability index;

Language

English

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