Network Reconfiguration for Loss Reduction of a Radial Distribution System

Authors(2) :-Laxmi .M. Kottal, Dr. R Prakash

By using network reconfiguration process many distribution system problems can be solved such as planning, energy restoration and loss minimization. This paper describes about loss reduction in a radial distribution system by doing network reconfiguration using new algorithm i.e. Gravitational Search Algorithm [GSA].GSA considers all the objectives in order to meet the reliability requirements. And because of this the processing time can be reduced also the quality of solution can be improved. The proposed approach has been applied to distribution test systems including IEEE 33 system.

Authors and Affiliations

Laxmi .M. Kottal
Electrical & Electronics, Acharay Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Dr. R Prakash
Electrical & Electronics, Acharay Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Network Reconfiguration;Distribution System; Loss Minimisation; Gravitational Search Algorithm.

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Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | May-June 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-06-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 47-51
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151228
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Laxmi .M. Kottal, Dr. R Prakash, " Network Reconfiguration for Loss Reduction of a Radial Distribution System, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.47-51, May-June-2015. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST151228
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