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Author Gopakumar, Pathirikkat ♦ Jaya Bharata Reddy, M. ♦ Mohanta, Dusmata Kumar
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Higher Education Press
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword phasor measurement units (PMUs) ♦ pragmatic PMU placement ♦ simulated annealing (SA) ♦ western region Indian power grid (WRIPG) ♦ Energy Technology
Abstract Conventional power grids across the globe are reforming to smart power grids with cutting edge technologies in real time monitoring and control methods. Advanced real time monitoring is facilitated by incorporating synchrophasor measurement units such as phasor measurement units (PMUs) to the power grid monitoring system. Several physical and economic constraints limit the deployment of PMUs in smart power grids. This paper proposes a pragmatic multi-stage simulated annealing (PMSSA) methodology for finding the optimal locations in the smart power grid for installing PMUs in conjunction with existing conventional measurement units (CMUs) to achieve a complete observability of the grid. The proposed PMSSA is much faster than the conventional simulated annealing (SA) approach as it utilizes controlled uphill and downhill movements during various stages of optimization. Moreover, the method of integrating practical phasor measurement unit (PMU) placement conditions like PMU channel limits and redundant placement can be easily handled. The efficacy of the proposed methodology has been validated through simulation studies in IEEE standard bus systems and practical regional Indian power grids.
ISSN 20951701
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-02-06
Publisher Institution Chinese Universities
Publisher Place Beijing
e-ISSN 20951698
Journal Frontiers of Energy and Power Engineering in China
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 2
Page Count 14
Starting Page 148
Ending Page 161


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