Loss Reduction techniques for Distribution System with Evaluation of Loss and Voltage – A Case Study

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dc.contributor.author Mufaris, A.L.M.
dc.contributor.author Hikam, K.M.M.
dc.contributor.author Hihaj, M.N.M.
dc.contributor.author Ferando, M.A.R.M.
dc.contributor.author Karunarathna, C.A.B.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-07T09:02:31Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-07T09:02:31Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.isbn 9789550481002
dc.identifier.uri http://www.erepo.lib.uwu.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/123456789/7955/173-20~1.PDF?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
dc.description.abstract The objective of this paper is to present a methodology to evaluate losses and to minimize the distribution system losses. It proposes the techniques which can be used to minimize the losses in the distribution systems for improving the quality of the voltage under unbalanced conditions. First part of the analysis shows a case study for the evaluation of losses in a substation belonging to a typical electricity distribution system owned by the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) electricity utility in Sri Lanka. A methodology is developed to calculate the losses by determining the current with the consideration of the energy consumption data. Line diagram relevant to the substation taken for the case study was developed in Integrated Power System Analysis (IPSA) software package. Load flow analysis of the substation was conducted to determine the losses and the voltage at any location. In the second part, distribution losses were calculated by introducing different techniques i.e. phase balancing, substation relocation and feeder reconfiguration. It was found that the maximum loss reduction as well as substantial voltage improvement can be achieved by feeder reconfiguration. It can be concluded that the above proposed techniques can be used to reduce the distribution system with similar load characteristics. Key words: Loss Reduction Techniques, Voltage, Integrated Power System Analysis en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject Electronic Engineering en_US
dc.subject Energy en_US
dc.subject Electromagnetic induction en_US
dc.subject Power System en_US
dc.title Loss Reduction techniques for Distribution System with Evaluation of Loss and Voltage – A Case Study en_US
dc.title.alternative Research Symposium 2010 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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