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Author Chen, S.X. ♦ Gooi, H.B.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2009
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Power system planning ♦ Power capacitors ♦ Wind power generation ♦ Power generation ♦ Wind energy generation ♦ Renewable energy resources ♦ Electricity supply industry ♦ Load flow ♦ Cost function ♦ Economic indicators
Abstract Renewable energy sources are becoming more and more important for power systems. With increasing sizes and a mandate to operate as financial entities seeking to maximize benefits in an electricity market, power systems require highly effective planning tools. In this paper, an optimal capacitor planning method based on optimal power flow is proposed for a power system with wind generators and PV arrays. The system is formulated as a mixed nonlinear integer problem (MNIP). This method is not only to minimize the total system cost, but also to minimize the system losses. The capacitor cost function, which considers the lifetime of capacitors and interest rate for financing the installed capacitors, is also developed in this paper.
Description Author affiliation: School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Chen, S.X.; Gooi, H.B.)
ISBN 9781424445462
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2009-01-23
Publisher Place Singapore
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 556.23 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 5

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library