When a feeder is newly installed in a distribution system, the route must be determined by taking into account investment cost and geographical constraints. It is difficult for planners to find the optimal route of the new feeder which satisfies geographical constraints. Because many candidates of routes exist which can be constructed along the road on service area and the new feeder route must not cross the existing feeders to simplify maintenance or operation of the distribution system. In this paper, in order to support planners' decision for selecting the least cost feeder route without crossing of a new feeder and existing feeders, the authors propose a new solution algorithm by dijkstra method and tabu search. Through numerical examples, authors demonstrate the validity of the proposed method.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||International Journal of Engineering Intelligent Systems for Electrical Engineering and Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 2000 Mar|
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