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Minimising voltage deviation in distribution feeders by optimising size and location of distributed generation


Le, DTA and Muttaqi, KM and Negnevitsky, M and Ledwich, G, Minimising voltage deviation in distribution feeders by optimising size and location of distributed generation, Australian Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 3, (2) pp. 147-155. ISSN 1448-837X (2007) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1080/1448837x.2007.11464155


A new emerging trend of distribution networks is to use small generating units, known as distributed generation (DG), operating in parallel with the main grid. This kind of distribution networks has enabled DG to support power systems in fulfilling their requirements to increase power output as well as quality of power supply. In order to maximise benefits from the DG system, proper DG planning is necessary. The main purpose of this research is to maximise voltage support through optimal sizing and location of DG. A new methodology is developed to determine an optimal DG size and DG location on the distribution feeder for optimising system voltages. The developed technique is tested on a long radial feeder of a practical system and results are reported.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:voltage deviation, distribution feeders, distributed generation
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics
Research Field:Field robotics
Objective Division:Energy
Objective Group:Environmentally sustainable energy activities
Objective Field:Environmentally sustainable energy activities not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Le, DTA (Miss Dao Le)
UTAS Author:Muttaqi, KM (Dr Kashem Muttaqi)
UTAS Author:Negnevitsky, M (Professor Michael Negnevitsky)
ID Code:50795
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2007-08-01
Last Modified:2012-11-20

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