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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2020, Volume: 13, Issue: 30, Pages: 3113-3127

Case Report

Strategically plug-in electrical vehicle load management in radial distribution system (A case study)

Received Date:28 May 2020, Accepted Date:07 August 2020, Published Date:21 August 2020


Objectives: To present a Plug in electric vehicle load model to integrate its maximum loading and distributed generations (DGs) units by maintaining maximum voltage profile value and lesser active and reactive power losses drop in the distribution system. Methods/Statistical analysis: This study comprises in two phases, in first phase IEEE 33-bus radial distribution system with standard data available is simulated using ETAP software. In the second phase, different PEV load model scenario and distributed generation units will be designed and integrated. At each scenario, the voltage profile, active and reactive power losses are observed and strategy is proposed in the manuscript. Findings: The test system gives convincing results even with adoption of new generation and plug-in electrical vehicles load without violating system performance. Novelty/Applications: The proposed study is best suited for practical application of distribution system such as introduction of DG units (i.e.solar PV) and plug-in electrical vehicle load with proper loading. Additionally, this study uses backward-forward sweep method to manage PEVs load with optimum size of DG units; it improves system losses and minimum per unit bus voltage within acceptable limits, unlike other studies. Result of this study allows to use smaller size of DG units with minimum cost.

Keywords: Plug-in electric vehicle; radial distribution system; recharging stations; load management; distributed generation


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© 2020 Channa et al.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee).


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