Abstract

The crucial factor affecting the modern power systems today is load flow control. The unified power flow controller (UPFC) is an effective means for controlling the power flow and can provide damping capability during transient conditions. The UPFC is controlled conventionally using PI controllers. The optimal design of the PI controllers for a UPFC is a challenging task and time consuming using the conventional techniques. This paper presents an approach using particle swarm optimization (PSO) for the design of optimal conventional controllers for a UPFC in a multimachine power system. Simulation results are presented to show the effectiveness of the proposed PSO based approach for the design of optimal conventional controllers for a UPFC in a multimachine power system.

Meeting Name

13th International Conference on, Intelligent Systems Application to Power Systems, 2005

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

PI Control; PI Controllers; Controllers; Load Flow Control; Multimachine Power System; Optimal Control; Optimal Control Parameters; Particle Swarm Optimization; Power System Control; Power System Transients; Unified Power Flow Controller

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2005 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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