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Active Line Flow Control of Power System Network with FACTS Devices of choice using Soft Computing Technique

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 9 - Article 6
Year of Publication: 2011
S. Majumdar
Champa Nandi

A.K.Chakraborty, S Majumdar, P.K.Chattopadhyay and Champa Nandi. Article: Active Line Flow Control of Power System Network with FACTS Devices of choice using Soft Computing Technique. International Journal of Computer Applications 25(9):14-21, July 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {A.K.Chakraborty and S. Majumdar and P.K.Chattopadhyay and Champa Nandi},
	title = {Article: Active Line Flow Control of Power System Network with FACTS Devices of choice using Soft Computing Technique},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {25},
	number = {9},
	pages = {14-21},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


FACTS technology opens up new opportunity for operation and control of power system. Out of the various FACTS devices (viz-TCSC, TCPST, UPFC etc.), the right choices for the maximization of power flow in power system network demands attention which helps to achieve the active power flow up to their line limits without any constraint violation and with optimal investment on FACTS devices. In this paper, an algorithm has been developed for right choices of various combination of FACTS in the power network to enhance the power transfer capability of existing lines under normal condition very close to their line limits and has been applied for modified IEEE 14- bus system. This helps the optimal investment in FACTS devices and easy control. The proposed method is based on load flow and line flow equation In this paper Newton Raphson and modified simulated annealing technique are proposed.


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