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Distance Measure Based Rules for Voltage Regulation with Loss Reduction

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ABSTRACT

This paper presents a rule-based technique to control the voltage in a power transmission network. Transformers with a tap changer installed in the system are selected by the proposed technique as control devices. For each bus under volt-age violation, the most effective control device is selected by using the minimum electric distance criteria. In order to demonstrate the efficiency of the method, several simulations were performed using an IEEE 30-bus network as a model system. The distance measure technique is compared with classic voltage regulation approach and a genetic algorithm based. The results obtained show the robustness of the proposed method.

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Y. Hernandez and T. Hiyama, "Distance Measure Based Rules for Voltage Regulation with Loss Reduction," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2009, pp. 85-91. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.12013.

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