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Make Optimal Power Flow solutions more realistic

asked 2012-02-04 04:28:44 -0500

jtrain gravatar image

Does anyone have any tips that would help make optimal power flow produce more realistic flows and loading? How do you do a sanity check on your optimal power flow solution?

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answered 2012-10-10 20:28:47 -0500

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Here's my experience with OPF in PSS/E.

I was optimizing the shunt capacitor size and location. In OPF, I defined the candidate buses with base case plus contingencies. When OPF provided the shunt compensation location and size, I simulated the case with the shunt capacitor in place and applied the contingencies, if any, and see if the voltages would be at acceptable magnitudes per criteria.

This is a good check if the OPF "really" gave the optimal capacitor size and location.

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@EBC can you give us a peep at your code?

amaity gravatar imageamaity ( 2012-10-11 20:50:33 -0500 )edit

amaity, I don't have a python code on this strategy...I'm sorry...usually I have an idev or python recorded but I don't have those now when I resigned from PTI...thanks.

EBC gravatar imageEBC ( 2012-10-23 16:14:42 -0500 )edit

If i dont want to use any python routine then what would be the strategy to find optiml power flow n PSSE. When I solve myt case withOPF,the solution case was blown up.

USMAN KHALID gravatar imageUSMAN KHALID ( 2013-07-11 23:40:26 -0500 )edit

@EBC how OPF provide the optimal size and location for compensation? there is a special code for this?

yaya gravatar imageyaya ( 2017-05-18 05:11:14 -0500 )edit

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