Comparison of Solvers Performance for Load Flow Analysis

Vishnu Sidaarth Suresh


Load flow studies are carried out in order to find a steady state solution of a power system network. It is done to continuously monitor the system and decide upon future expansion of the system. The parameters of the system monitored are voltage magnitude, voltage angle, active and reactive power. This paper presents techniques used in order to obtain such parameters for a standard IEEE – 30 bus and IEEE-57 bus network and makes a comparison into the differences with regard to computational time and effectiveness of each solver


Load flow, IEEE 30 bus, IEEE 57 bus, Numerical methods

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