Efficient immune-GA method for DNOs in sizing and placement of distributed generation units

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Title: Efficient immune-GA method for DNOs in sizing and placement of distributed generation units
Authors: Soroudi, Alireza
Ehsan, Mehdi
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6206
Date: Apr-2011
Abstract: This paper proposes a hybrid heuristic optimization method based on genetic algorithm and immune systems to maximize the benefits of Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) accrued due to sizing and placement of Distributed Generation (DG) units in distribution networks. The effects of DG units in reducing the reinforcement costs and active power losses of distribution network have been investigated. In the presented method, the integration of DG units in distribution network is done considering both technical and economical aspects. The strength of the proposed method is evaluated by applying it on a small and a realistic large scale distribution network and the results are compared with analytical classic and other heuristic methods and discussed
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright (published version): 2010 John Wiley and Sons, Ltd
Keywords: Active loss reduction;Distributed generation;DG placement;Genetic algorithm;Immune algorithm
DOI: 10.1002/etep.501
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Collection

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