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A multiagent approach for decentralized voltage regulation in power distribution networks within DGs

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Abstract


  • Voltage regulation (VR) is a procedure to keep voltages in

    a distribution network (DN) within normal limits. Conven-

    tionally, a voltage regulator can read voltage levels from pre-

    dened measures, and regulate the voltages. However, due

    to lacking of a distributed generator's (DG) information, the

    unexpected electricity from a DG will mislead readings on

    voltages levels, so as to disturb the VR in a DN. Adjust-

    ing a DG's reactive power output is an alternative way for

    VR. However, because of limited penetration levels, DGs

    need to collaborate with other devices in order to provide

    an eective voltage regulation. Therefore, how to eciently

    manage DGs to coordinate with other electrical components

    by considering the dynamics of a DN is a big challenge. In

    this paper, an innovative multi-agent approach is proposed

    to solve this problem. The proposed approach employs de-

    centralized control of agents on local VR, and also supports

    agents collaboration on global VR through dynamic task al-

    location and communication.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Ren, F., Zhang, M. & Soetanto, D. (2013). A multiagent approach for decentralized voltage regulation in power distribution networks within DGs. 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2013) (pp. 1111-1112). United States: IEEE.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/938

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  • 1111

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  • 1112

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  • United States

Abstract


  • Voltage regulation (VR) is a procedure to keep voltages in

    a distribution network (DN) within normal limits. Conven-

    tionally, a voltage regulator can read voltage levels from pre-

    dened measures, and regulate the voltages. However, due

    to lacking of a distributed generator's (DG) information, the

    unexpected electricity from a DG will mislead readings on

    voltages levels, so as to disturb the VR in a DN. Adjust-

    ing a DG's reactive power output is an alternative way for

    VR. However, because of limited penetration levels, DGs

    need to collaborate with other devices in order to provide

    an eective voltage regulation. Therefore, how to eciently

    manage DGs to coordinate with other electrical components

    by considering the dynamics of a DN is a big challenge. In

    this paper, an innovative multi-agent approach is proposed

    to solve this problem. The proposed approach employs de-

    centralized control of agents on local VR, and also supports

    agents collaboration on global VR through dynamic task al-

    location and communication.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Ren, F., Zhang, M. & Soetanto, D. (2013). A multiagent approach for decentralized voltage regulation in power distribution networks within DGs. 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2013) (pp. 1111-1112). United States: IEEE.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1947&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/938

Start Page


  • 1111

End Page


  • 1112

Place Of Publication


  • United States