A Tabu Search Algorithm for Fast Restoration of Large Area Breakdown in Distribution Systems

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To restore the distribution systems in emergency states with the minimum load shedding, a novel Tabu search approach is put forward. The set of tripped switches is used as candidate solution. Some virtual tripped nodes are defined at the ends of the terminal nodes and by the source nodes. The neighborhood searching is committed by moving a tripped switch to the adjacent node of its upper stream and down stream, respectively. A Tabu list is formed for the tripped switches. The index is to energize as much as possible loads with as less as possible operated times. The electrical limitations and the voltage criterions are used as constrictions. The global aspiration criterion is adopted. An example is given, which shows that the proposed approach is feasible and can deal with complicated indexes.

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J. LIU, H. CHENG, X. SHI and J. XU, "A Tabu Search Algorithm for Fast Restoration of Large Area Breakdown in Distribution Systems," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2010, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.4236/epe.2010.21001.

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