Volume 13, Number 1 (March 2017)                   IJEEE 2017, 13(1): 22-31 | Back to browse issues page

DOI: 10.22068/IJEEE.13.1.3

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Amini F, Kazemzadeh R. Optimal Placement and Sizing of Distributed Generations in Unbalanced Distribution Networks Considering Load Models and Uncertainties. IJEEE. 2017; 13 (1) :22-31
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-1024-en.html

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Development of distributed generations’ technology, trends in the use of these sources to improve some of the problems such as high losses, low reliability, low power quality and high costs in distributed networks. Choose the correct location to install and proper capacity of these sources, such as important things that must be considered in their use. Since distribution networks are actually unbalanced and asymmetric consumption loads are different, so in this paper with optimal placement and sizing of distributed generation sources that dependent on the load model and type of load connection and the uncertainties which caused by the generated power of wind turbines and solar panels, the positive effects of these sources have been examined on unbalanced distribution network. Hence with linear three-phase unbalanced load flow method and IPSO algorithm, allocation of distributed generation sources in IEEE standard of 37 bus unbalanced network have been done. Obtained results show improvement of voltage profile in each phase and reduction of network power losses and buses’ voltage unbalance factor. 

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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Distributed Generation
Received: 2016/11/23 | Accepted: 2017/03/8 | Published: 2017/03/8

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