Skip to main content

The Assessment and Optimization of the Shunt Compensation of Distribution Feeders

Buy Article:

$55.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

This article presents an alternative approach to the economical assessment and optimization of radial power distribution feeders with concentrated and/or distributed loading. It takes into account the annual cost items resulting from the feeder copper losses as well as the installation of shunt capacitors. In addition to the energy and capacitor specific costs, the objective function is shown to depend on the size and location of the shunt capacitor, the feeder resistance, the voltage level, as well as the load current and its power factor. The concept is applied to a case study, and the results are compared with the known solutions based on minimizing the feeder losses. An overall economical advantage is achieved if the presented procedure is applied.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: capacitor allocation; cost minimization; losses; radial feeders; shunt compensation

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering Department College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Publication date: 2006-07-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more