Optimal Allocation of Active Power Filter On real distribution network for improvement of power quality by use of BBO: A case study
ABSTRACT: According to development of power electronics device, harmonic distortion spread on the network. Thus harmonic is a threat for instrument, network, decreasing of line capacity and etc. Active power ﬁlter (APF) can be employed for harmonic compensation in power systems. In this paper a distorted distribution feeder is considered and analyzed from power quality viewpoint using power analyzer device and simulated in MATLAB-Mfile. Then the size and place of active power filters are determined by use of Biogeography Based Optimization (BBO). The goal of this optimization is minimizing of losses and total harmonic distortion (THD) in feeder by considering economical cost. The performance of the approaches are assessed and appreciated by a case study on the Ghaemshahr-Iran Distribution network. Measurement is done on the city network by power analyzer CA8310. All data was collected on Computer. Then researcher algorithm BBO, it is selected the best place and size for Active power filter. The results show a good performance.
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