Relieving Transmission Congestion by Optimal Rescheduling of Generators Using PSO


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Congestion management is one of the most important issues for secure and reliable system operations. One of the most practiced techniques for congestion management is rescheduling the real power output of generators in the system. In this paper Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) is used to determine the optimal generation levels to alleviate transmission congestion. Numerical results on IEEE 30 Bus test system is presented and the experimental outcomes demonstrate that PSO is one among the demanding optimization methods which are certainly capable of obtaining higher quality solutions for the proposed problem.



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R. Edwin Raj, M. Marsaline Beno and M. Carolin Mabel




K. Muthulakshmi and C.K. Babulal, "Relieving Transmission Congestion by Optimal Rescheduling of Generators Using PSO", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 626, pp. 213-218, 2014

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August 2014




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