Environmentally constraint economic dispatch and reactive power planning for ensuring secure operation in power system / Elia Erwani Hassan

Hassan, Elia Erwani (2015) Environmentally constraint economic dispatch and reactive power planning for ensuring secure operation in power system / Elia Erwani Hassan. PhD thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.


Economics and efficient energy dispatch management is necessary to address the increase in energy demand within a limited energy resources while maintaining secure power system operation. Many researches have been conducted to overcome the issues in the implementation of Economic Dispatch (ED). Conventionally, ED problems concern with minimization of total costs while satisfying several operational constraints. In this research, a new optimization technique namely the Adaptive Tumbling Bacterial Foraging Optimization (ATBFO) technique was developed to solve the ED problems. In solving for the ED problems, the impact to the environment was also taken into consideration. Hence, the ED problem is termed Secured Economic Environmental Dispatch (SEED), in which the objective of the optimization now not only minimizing the cost of generation, but also ensuring minimum emission to the environment as well as reducing the total system losses. These objective functions were first considered individually and then were combined to be one multi objective function using the weighted sum approach. The multi objective technique is called Multi objective ATBFO or MOATBFO. The application of the developed optimization technique was extended to solve the Reactive Power Planning (RPP)problems. The objective of conventional RPP problems is to minimize the total power losses in a system. However, in this study, the aspect of security was also taken into consideration in terms of voltage stability condition in solving RPP problems. Hence, the RPP problem is now termed as security constrained RPP (SCRPP). In order to ensure maximum benefit would be obtained as a result of ED and RPP implementation in terms of generation cost minimization, total power losses minimization, while ensuring secure operating condition and minimum impact to environment, the proposed ATBFO and MOATBFO were utilized to solve for the Hybrid of SEED and SCRPP problem. An additional objective function was also taken into consideration in this which is maximum load ability improvement. The performance of the proposed techniques were used in solving SEED, SCRPP and Hybrid of SEED and SCRPP (HSEEDRPP) problems for the IEEE 118 bus system and also the IEEE 57 bus system. The comprehensive analyses were also conducted between two other familiar optimization methods known as original Bacterial Foraging Optimization (BFO) algorithm and Meta heuristic Evolutionary Programming (Meta-EP). From the results it shows that the multi objective ATBFO optimization is able to give better overall improvement in the objective functions for SEED, SCRPP and Hybrid of SEED and SCRPP problems.


Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
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Hassan, Elia Erwani
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Zakaria, Zuhaina (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Production of electric energy or power. Powerplants. Central stations
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Programme: Doctor of Philosophy (Electrical Engineering)
Keywords: Power, System, Operation
Date: July 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/55514
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