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Enabling active distribution networks through decentralised, autonomous network management

Korbik, A. and McArthur, S.D.J. and Ault, G.W. and Burt, G.M. and McDonald, J.R. (2005) Enabling active distribution networks through decentralised, autonomous network management. In: 18th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, 2005-06-06 - 2005-06-09.

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Abstract

Distributed Generation (DG) has been globally acknowledged as one of the major present drivers in power network development. However, connection of DG units into a historically passive power distribution network presents a number of issues. In this paper, inadequacies of the existing distribution network management systems in the context of DG requirements are discussed and a novel distribution network management system is presented. Load flow management, as one of the possible applications, is described in a case study explaining the operation of the new system.