Establishment of a standard analytical model of distribution network with distributed generators and development of multi evaluation method for network configuration candidates

Yasuhiro Hayashi, Shoji Kawasaki, Junya Matsuki, Hiroaki Matsuda, Shigekazu Sakai, Teru Miyazaki, Naoki Kobayashi

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Since a distribution network has many sectionalizing switches, there are huge radial network configuration candidates by states (opened or closed) of sectionalizing switches. Recently, the total number of distributed generation such as photovoltaic generation system and wind turbine generation system connected to the distribution network is drastically increased. The distribution network with the distributed generators must be operated keeping reliability of power supply and power quality. Therefore, the many configurations of the distribution network with the distributed generators must be evaluated multiply from various viewpoints such as distribution loss, total harmonic distortion, voltage imbalance and so on. In this paper, the authors propose a multi evaluation method to evaluate the distribution network configuration candidates satisfied with constraints of voltage and line current limit from three viewpoints ((1) distribution loss, (2) total harmonic distortion and (3) voltage imbalance). After establishing a standard analytical model of three sectionalized and three connected distribution network configuration with distributed generators based on the practical data, the multi evaluation for the established model is carried out by using the proposed method based on EMTP (Electro-Magnetic Transients Programs).

Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEJ Transactions on Power and Energy
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes



  • Distributed generator
  • Distribution loss
  • Distribution network
  • EMTP
  • Multi evaluation
  • Standard analytical model
  • Voltage imbalance rate
  • Voltage total harmonic distortion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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