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An impedance-based method for distribution system monitoring


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Hashem, Mortazavi, Mehrjerdi, Hasan, Saad, Maarouf, Lefebvre, Serge, Asber, Dalal and Lenoir, Laurent. 2018. « An impedance-based method for distribution system monitoring ». IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, nº 1. pp. 220-229.
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This paper presents a new approach in monitoring of a power distribution system. It uses the bus voltage and injected current to extract the apparent impedance seen from the measuring unit location. Then the apparent impedance variation is used for the monitoring of different electrical quantities of the feeder such as feeder power factor, and the minimum and maximum of active and reactive power flow. This paper also presents the mathematics for defining the monitoring zone on the R-X plane to detect those parameters variations. The proposed method was tested with the unbalanced distribution system feeder loading, distributed and lumped model of solar, and wind power generations. OpenDSS and MATLAB are used to test the effectiveness of the method with the IEEE 8500 node test feeder. The dynamic performance of the proposed method is studied for online monitoring of the reactive power capability requirement of a Canadian utility for a wind farm integrated to the system. The results show that the monitoring method based on the apparent impedance has a good capability to detect different operation conditions. In addition, the simplicity of the proposed method allows easy application of it in smart grid and traditional distribution system.

Item Type: Peer reviewed article published in a journal
Saad, Maarouf
Affiliation: Génie électrique
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2016 13:45
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2018 21:40

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