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Power compensation by distributed generation

Mohd Hanaffi, Yaa'kob (2010) Power compensation by distributed generation. Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

In order to reduce electricity cost, together with improving the performance of distribution systems, it has to deal with the problem of power losses minimisation. Although losses in the system can never be entirely eliminated, they can be controlled and minimised in several ways for example by installing Distributed Generation (DG) and shunt capacitor. DG can reduce line losses, increase system voltage profile, and improve power quality of the system. The shunt capacitor can be improving the power factor if the installation DG affects the power factor of network system. In this thesis, the proposed method is tested on standard IEEE 14 bus system and the results of the simulation carried out using MATLAB. While, DIgSILENT software was used to simulate the 26-bus test system by. By adding the DG, the losses of the system will be reducing while it can stabilize the network system. Therefore, distributed generation has improved the overall system performance.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electric power, Electric power distribution
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Syed Mohd Faiz
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2011 08:01
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2015 07:54
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/2084
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