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International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems

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Volume 17, Issue 2


DG Planning with Amalgamation of Operational and Reliability Considerations

Neelakanteshwar Rao Battu
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  • Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – New Delhi, India
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/ A. R. Abhyankar
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Published Online: 2016-02-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2015-0142


Distributed Generation has been playing a vital role in dealing issues related to distribution systems. This paper presents an approach which provides policy maker with a set of solutions for DG placement to optimize reliability and real power loss of the system. Optimal location of a Distributed Generator is evaluated based on performance indices derived for reliability index and real power loss. The proposed approach is applied on a 15-bus radial distribution system and a 18-bus radial distribution system with conventional and wind distributed generators individually.

Keywords: distributed generation; distribution system; reliability; energy not supplied; performance index; wind turbine generator


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About the article

Received: 2015-08-19

Revised: 2015-12-17

Accepted: 2016-01-17

Published Online: 2016-02-23

Published in Print: 2016-04-01

Citation Information: International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Volume 17, Issue 2, Pages 131–141, ISSN (Online) 1553-779X, ISSN (Print) 2194-5756, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2015-0142.

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