An Investigation of Scaled-FLC Using PSO for Multi-area Power System Load Frequency Control


Load Frequency Control (LFC) is one of power systems important requirements which maintain the zero steady-state errors in the frequency changing and restoring the natural frequency to its normal position. Many problems are subject to LFC such as suddenly large load or suddenly disconnecting generating unit by the protection device. In this paper, multi-area Frequency Control by using the combination of PSO and fuzzy logic control (FLC) technique. PSO optimization method is used to tuning the fuzzy controller input and output gains. Four of an interconnected electrical power system used as a testing the effectiveness of the proposed method compared to a conventional PI controller and scaled-fuzzy controller. The simulation result has been shown that the controller can generate the best dynamic response in multi-load conditions.


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A. Jaber, A. Ahmad and A. Abdalla, "An Investigation of Scaled-FLC Using PSO for Multi-area Power System Load Frequency Control," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 458-462. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B088.

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