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Optimal Distributed Generation and Reactive Power Allocation in Electrical Distribution Systems

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Author(s):
Pereira, Jr., Benvindo R. [1] ; Martins da Costa, Geraldo R. [1] ; Contreras, Javier [2] ; Sanches Mantovani, Jose R. [3]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Elect Engn & Computat, BR-13162150 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Castilla La Mancha, ETS Ingn Ind, E-13071 Ciudad Real - Spain
[3] Sao Paulo State Univ, Dept Elect Engn, BR-15385000 Ilha Solteira - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY; v. 7, n. 3, p. 975-984, JUL 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 48
Abstract

Optimal and simultaneous siting and sizing of distributed generators and capacitor banks in distribution systems have attracted a lot of attention from distribution companies. The placement and capacity of these devices have direct effects on the system's performance. This paper presents a model for the simultaneous allocation of capacitor banks and distributed generation, which takes into account the stochastic nature of distributed generation. To solve the model presented, we propose an efficient hybrid method based on Tabu search and genetic algorithms. The hybrid method is applied to a well-known system in literature. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/15605-0 - Distribution system planning taking into account distributed generation (DG), energy storage systems (ESS) and demand response (DR)
Grantee:Benvindo Rodrigues Pereira Junior
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
FAPESP's process: 13/23124-7 - Distribution system planning of medium voltage considering distributed generation and uncertainties
Grantee:Benvindo Rodrigues Pereira Junior
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate