Reliability / Security of Distribution System Network under Supporting by Distributed Generation

Ali M. Eltamaly, Yehia Sayed Mohamed, Abou-Hashema M. El-Sayed, Amer Nasr A. Elghaffar


This paper discusses the impact of Distributed Generator (DG) on the power system for enhancing the power system quality by improving the voltage profile and power losses reduction. With the increasing on the demand power and the power system extension, the distributed renewable energy technologies are becoming increasingly important in the energy supply systems of many countries. DGs units can be defined as a small-units that generate electric power near to the location of customers based on the renewable energy techniques, including wind energy, solar energy, and geothermal energy. Interconnecting DG to an existing distribution system provides various benefits to several entities as for example the owner, utility and the final user. DG provides an enhanced power quality, higher reliability of the distribution system and can peak shaves and fill valleys. However, the integration of DG into existing networks has associated several technical, economic and regulatory questions. Also, this paper uses the power system IEEE-12 busses for an example to illustrate the voltage control and decreases the active and reactive power losses by adding the wind generation DGs with the distribution network. 


Power quality, Renewable energy, Distributed Generator, Voltage control and power losses reduction

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