Dynamic load balancing of single-phase loads for reducing power losses

Hossein Aalamshahi, Kazem Zare, Yahya Naderi, Mohammad Ali Shariatzadeh, Vahid Tabatabaie

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Abstract

One of the difficulties in distribution networks is unbalanced load that makes undesired troubles and increases losses. Nowadays, rate of unbalanced load is known as one of the indexes of electric energy quality. Factors that make network unbalanced are heterogeneous and uninformed distribution of single-phase consumers between feeder's phase and also random and unsimultaneous behavior of single-phase consumers. Also, load balancing is possible by transferring consumers between phases, but random behavior of consumers says final word and makes network unbalanced. In this article, the latter method is selected , thus based on present consumption and suggested algorithm, consumers will be classified and distributed among phases by the means of suggested device respectively, so that the network will be balanced.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-50
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Scientific Research
Volume116
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2013

Keywords

  • unbalanced networks
  • single-phase consumer
  • balancing

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    Aalamshahi, H., Zare, K., Naderi, Y., Ali Shariatzadeh, M., & Tabatabaie, V. (2013). Dynamic load balancing of single-phase loads for reducing power losses. European Journal of Scientific Research, 116(1), 45-50.