Optimization of Distribution System Reliability

Laila Zemite, Janis Gerhards, Mihails Gorobecs, Anatolijs Ļevčenkovs


Reliability analysis of distribution systems has been attracting increasing attention. A special concern pertains to the distribution networks on which most failures occurs. The optimization of distribution system of breakers and power switches is a possible strategy to improve reliability. The paper describes development procedure for modelling restoring after a fault and calculating associated reliability indices and customers’ outage costs. The developed model of the network and reliability and outage costs calculating algorithm is suitable for multi-criteria analysis of the network. Proposed reliability and outage costs calculation algorithm is based on Monte Carlo simulation and genetic algorithm.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22149/teee.v1i3.20


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