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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Multi-Objective Method For Electrical Distribution Network Using Modified Firefly Algorithm

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Ali Mahmudi, Hamid Keyvani



Index Terms: Multi-objective optimization, load flow, reconfiguration, wind turbine, distribution system, uncertainty.



Abstract: Due to the increasing consumption of electrical energy, appropriate design of future network and reconfiguration of the current network is of considerable importance. In this paper, the proposed method based on stochastic load flow in the presence of a wind turbine as well as the modified firefly optimization algorithm has been reviewed for optimal management of reconfiguration strategy and the IEEE 32-bus standard network has been used to observe its performance. The objective functions evaluated include: 1) minimization of the total cost of active power losses in the network, 2) reducing the total network operating costs and 3) reducing total emissions produced by the network. The appropriate solution of reconfiguration problem is also considered regarding the uncertainty caused by the wind turbines.



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