Assessment of Reliability of Distribution Network with embedded Generation

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Modu Abba Gana, Ishaku Abdul Dalyop, Musa Mustapha
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Modu Abba Gana, Ishaku Abdul Dalyop, Musa Mustapha, "Assessment of Reliability of Distribution Network with embedded Generation," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 2, pp. 34-37, 2020. Crossref,


Distributed Generation (DG) is an electric source connected directly to the distribution network or on the customer site of the meter. DG has been growing rapidly in deregulated power systems due to their potential solutions to meeting localized demands at distribution level and to mitigate limited transmission capacities from centralized power stations. In this paper effort has been made to study the impact of DG on the reliability of Ran feeder in Bauchi 11kV distribution network. Firstly, DGs were optimally sized and located in the network using Modified Particle swarm optimization and ETAP software was used to evaluate the reliability indices. Two scenario were considered. Scenario one was the integration of one DG and two was integration of two DGs. The results obtained showed that as the number of DG in the system increases the reliability of the system also increases.


Distributed Generation, Modified particle swarm optimization, Reliability indices, ETAP.


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