Volume 13 (2025)
Volume 12 (2024)
Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2022)
Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)
Distribution Systems
Radial Distribution System Network Reconfiguration for Reduction in Real Power Loss and Improvement in Voltage Profile, and Reliability

S.S. Halve; S.S. Raghuwanshi; D. Sonje

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024


  Distribution systems play a crucial role in delivering power to customers and bridging the gap between bulk power transmission and end-users. Increasing energy demand due to factors like industrial development and population growth necessitates efficient distribution system management. A low X/R ratio ...  Read More

A Real-time Condition Monitoring-based Asset Management Model for Power Transformers in the Presence of Distributed Generation

M.H. Amirioun; E. Heydarian-Forushani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 175-185


  With the advent of advanced measurement and supervisory devices in power systems, wide area measurement systems and real-time monitoring of power systems have become viable. Accordingly, modeling techniques should be updated as well. This paper proposes a transformer asset management model based on real-time ...  Read More

A MILP Model Incorporated With the Risk Management Tool for Self-Healing Oriented Service Restoration

N. Afsari; S.J. SeyedShenava; H. Shayeghi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 1-13


  The inevitable emergence of intelligent distribution networks has introduced new features in these networks. According to most experts, self-healing is one of the main abilities of smart distribution networks. This feature increases the reliability and resiliency of networks by reacting fast and restoring ...  Read More

Nonsingular Terminal Sliding Mode Control for Islanded Inverter-Based Microgrids

N. R. Abjadi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 26-34


  Due to the development of renewable energy and the need for sustainable electricity, AC microgrids (MGs) have received a lot of attention and the growing need for them is becoming more and more apparent. Medium voltage MGs will be very important in providing electrical energy in the near future. This ...  Read More

Stochastic Simultaneous Planning of Interruptible Loads, Renewable ‎Generations and Capacitors in Distribution Network ‎

J. Salehi; F.S. Gazijahani; A. Safari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , August 2022, , Pages 113-121


  Executing interruptible loads (ILs) can be significantly effective for optimal and secure operation of power systems. These ILs can aid the operators not only to increase the reliability of the power supply but also to reduce the procurement costs of the whole system. Therefore, determining the optimal ...  Read More

Multi-Objective Demand Side Management to Improve Economic and ‎Environmental Issues of a Smart Microgrid ‎

H. Shayeghi; M. Alilou

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 182-192


  In the last years, microgrids have been introduced for better managing the overall power network. The two-way communication between supplier and consumer sides of a smart microgrid causes to better apply the demand side management methods to this type of system. For this reason, the multi-objective demand ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Fuel Consumption Reduction and Energy Management in Stand-Alone Hybrid Microgrid under Load Uncertainty and Demand Response by Linear Programming

A.M. Dejamkhooy; M. Hamedi; H. Shayeghi; S.J. SeyedShenava

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 273-281


  A stand-alone microgrid usually contains a set of distributed generation resources, energy storage system and loads that can be used to supply electricity of remote areas. These areas are small in terms of population and industry. Connection of these areas to the national distribution network due to ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Adaptive Sliding Mode Control of Multi-DG, Multi-Bus Grid-Connected Microgrid

F. Shavakhi Zavareh; E. Rokrok; J. Soltani; M. R. Shahkarami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 65-77


  This paper proposes a new adaptive controller for the robust control of a grid-connected multi-DG microgrid (MG) with the main aim of output active power and reactive power regulation as well as busbar voltage regulation of DGs. In addition, this paper proposes a simple systematic method for the dynamic ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Multi-Objective Optimization of Demand Side Management and Multi DG in the Distribution System with Demand Response

M. Alilou; D. Nazarpour; H. Shayeghi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 230-242


  The optimal management of distributed generation (DG) enhances the efficiency of the distribution system; On the other hand, increasing the interest of customers in optimizing their consumption improves the performance of DG. This act is called demand side management. In this study, a new method based ...  Read More

Power market
Demand Response Based Model for Optimal Decision Making for Distribution Networks

M. Khafri; A. Badri; A. A. Birjandi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 139-149


  In this paper, a heuristic mathematical model for optimal decision-making of a Distribution Company (DisCo) is proposed that employs demand response (DR) programs in order to participate in a day-ahead market, taking into account elastic and inelastic load models. The proposed model is an extended responsive ...  Read More

Clean and Polluting DG Types Planning in Stochastic Price Conditions and DG Unit Uncertainties

M. Sadeghi; M. Kalantar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 1-15

  This study presents a dynamic way in a DG planning problem instead of the last static or pseudo-dynamic planning point of views. A new way in modeling the DG units’ output power and the load uncertainties based on the probability rules is proposed in this paper. A sensitivity analysis on the stochastic ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Control of Inverter-Interfaced Distributed Generation Units for Voltage and Current Harmonics Compensation in Grid-Connected Microgrids

Reza Ghanizadeh; Mahmoud Ebadian; Gevork B. Gharehpetian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 66-82

  In this paper, a new approach is proposed for voltage and current harmonics compensation in grid-connected microgrids (MGs). If sensitive loads are connected to the point of common coupling (PCC), compensation is carried out in order to reduce PCC voltage harmonics. In absence of sensitive loads at PCC, ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Application of Multi Objective HFAPSO algorithm for Simultaneous Placement of DG, Capacitor and Protective Device in Radial Distribution Network

Hossein Shayeghi; Masoud Alilou

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 131-146

  In this paper, simultaneous placement of distributed generation, capacitor bank and protective devices are utilized to improve the efficiency of the distribution network. The objectives of the problem are reduction of active and reactive power losses, improvement of voltage profile and reliability indices ...  Read More

Reliability Assessment of Distribution Systems in Presence of Microgrids Considering Uncertainty in Generation and Load Demand

M. Allahnoori; Sh. Kazemi; H. Abdi; R. Keyhani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 113-120

  The microgrid concept provides attractive solutions for reliability enhancement of power distribution systems. Normally, microgrids contain renewable-energy-based Distributed Generation (DG) units, which their output power varies with different environmental conditions. In addition, load demand usually ...  Read More

An Improved Under-Frequency Load Shedding Scheme in Distribution Networks with Distributed Generation

Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo; A. Mokari; H. Seyedi; S. Ghasemzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 22-31

  When a distribution network consisting of Distributed Generations (DGs) is disconnected from upstream network, the system may be exposed to severe power imbalance. In order to prevent the damage of power plants, frequency relays operate and remove DGs from the network. In contrast to traditional methods, ...  Read More