Optimal Power Flow in Electrical Microgrids

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This paper presents in the first place, the state of art relating to the methods to solve optimal power flows (OPF) and its application in electrical microgrids. Afterwards, a mathematical algorithm based on the gradient method is proposed for the application of OPF in a low power microgrid, in order to improve the voltages profiles and consequently reduce the active power losses. Finally, the proposed algorithm is implemented in a low power microgrid to demonstrate the effectiveness of the method.

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Francisco Andrés, H. , Hernandez, J. and Trujillo, E. (2014) Optimal Power Flow in Electrical Microgrids. Energy and Power Engineering, 6, 449-458. doi: 10.4236/epe.2014.612037.

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