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Title: Secondary distribution network power-flow analysis
Authors: Thomson, Murray
Infield, David
Stokes, Melody
Rylatt, Mark
Mardaljevic, John
Lomas, Kevin J.
Keywords: Distributed generation
Micro-generators
Photovoltaics
Network analysis
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: © Acta Press
Citation: THOMSON, M. ... et al, 2003. Secondary distribution network power-flow analysis. IN: Smedley, Keyue Ma (ed.). Power and Energy Systems : Proceedings of the 7th IASTED International Multi-Conference, February 24-26, Palm Springs, CA, USA. Calgary, AB : Acta Press, pp. 210-213
Abstract: Existing design methods for sizing conductors in secondary distribution networks (LV networks – typically below 500V) often employ Diversity Factors and rely heavily on a wealth of experience with similar networks and similar loads. The introduction of photovoltaic (PV) systems and micro co-generation (domestic combined heat and power: DCHP) will inevitably alter power flows in these networks, but since, at present, these distributed generators are few and far between, there is little data or experience on which to predict any effects they may have when widely installed. This paper describes on-going development of thorough and detailed modelling techniques, applicable to secondary distribution networks, using 1-minute time-series data and accurate unbalanced power-flow analysis (load-flow). These modelling techniques will provide a sound basis for the consideration of micro distributed generators.
Description: This is a conference paper
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3116
ISBN: 9780889863354
0889863350
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering)
Conference Papers and Contributions (CREST)

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