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)

Accelerating the Composite Power System Planning by Benders Decomposition

Behnam Alizadeh; Shahram Jadid

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 1-9

  This paper presents an application of Benders decomposition to deal with the complexities in the simultaneous Generation Expansion Planning (GEP) and Transmission Expansion Planning (TEP). Unlike the power system operation fields of study, the power system planning methods are not expected to be fast. ...  Read More

STATCOM Optimal Allocation in Transmission Grids Considering Contingency Analysis in OPF Using BF-PSO Algorithm

R. Kazemzadeh; M. Moazen; R. Ajabi-Farshbaf; M. Vatanpour

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 1-11

  In this paper, a combinational optimization algorithm is introduced to obtain the best size and location of Static Compensator (STATCOM) in power systems. Its main contribution is considering contingency analysis where lines outages may lead to infeasible solutions especially at peak loads and it commonly ...  Read More

Application of Automatic Control in Power System
Robust Agent Based Distribution System Restoration with Uncertainty in Loads in Smart Grids

N. Zendehdel

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 1-22

  This paper presents a comprehensive robust distributed intelligent control for optimum self-healing activities in smart distribution systems considering the uncertainty in loads. The presented agent based framework obviates the requirements for a central control method and improves the reliability of ...  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

Energy Management
Power Management in a Utility Connected Micro-Grid with Multiple Renewable Energy Sources

A. Hatefi einaddin; A. Sadeghi Yazdankhah; R. Kazemzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 1-10


  As an efficient alternative to fossil fuels, renewable energy sources have attained great attention due to their sustainable, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly characteristic. However, as a deficiency, renewable energy sources have low reliability because of their non-deterministic and stochastic ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Optimal Scheduling of Battery Energy Storage System in Distribution Network Considering Uncertainties using hybrid Monte Carlo- Genetic Approach

R. Afshan; J. Salehi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 1-12


  This paper proposes a novel hybrid Monte Carlo simulation-genetic approach (MCS-GA) for optimal operation of a distribution network considering renewable energy generation systems (REGSs) and battery energy storage systems (BESSs). The aim of this paper is to design an optimal charging /discharging scheduling ...  Read More

Power Electronic
Performance Improvement of Single-Phase Transformerless Grid-Connected PV Inverters Regarding Common-Mode Voltage (CMV) and LVRT

M. Farhadi-Kangarlu; F. Mohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 1-15


  The single-phase transformerless grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems, mainly the low-power single-phase systems, require high efficiency, small size, lightweight, and low-cost grid-connected inverters. However, problems such as leakage current, the DC current injection and safety issues are incorporated ...  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

Super-Twisting Control for a Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG)-Based Wind Turbine Using a Nonlinear Observer

H. Bahlouli; A. Mansouri; M. Bouhamida

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, , Pages 1-19


  The high cost and complexity of using sensors for controlling processes have led to the development of observer techniques that aim to estimate system states without the need for sensors. These techniques reduce system complexity and can potentially reduce product and maintenance costs. In this paper, ...  Read More

Impact of Pollution Location on Time and Frequency Characteristics of Leakage Current of Porcelain Insulator String under Different Humidity and Contamination Severity

M. Mirzaie; A. Azizi Tousi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2013, , Pages 74-83

  One of the important factors influencing outdoor insulators performance is pollution phenomenon. The pollution, especially during humidity condition, reduces superficial resistance of insulator and lead to a flow of Leakage Currents (LC) on the insulator surface, which may result in total flashover. ...  Read More

Reduction the Number of Power Electronic Devices of a Cascaded Multilevel Inverter Based on New General Topology

Ebrahim Babaei; S. Laali; M.B.B. Sharifian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Pages 81-90

  In this paper, a new cascaded multilevel inverter by capability of increasing the number of output voltage levels with reduced number of power switches is proposed. The proposed topology consists of series connection of a number of proposed basic multilevel units. In order to generate all voltage levels ...  Read More

Thevenin Impedance Concept for Fast Detection of Microgrid Islanding Scenarios in the Presence of Small Synchronous Generators

I. Sepehrirad; R. Ebrahimi; E. Alibeiki; S. Ranjbar

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 91-106


  Modern power systems deal with different stability concerns due to operation near to their critical margins. Implementing the small energy resources and online islanding schemes perform as a modification scheme for increasing the system overall stability. This paper presents an adaptive approach for ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
A SAIWD-Based Approach for Simultaneous Reconfiguration and Optimal Siting and Sizing of Wind Turbines and DVR units in Distribution Systems

A. Lashkar Ara; H. Bagheri Tolabi; R. hosseini

Volume 4, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Pages 93-103

  In this paper, a combination of simulated annealing (SA) and intelligent water drops (IWD) algorithm is used to solve the nonlinear/complex problem of simultaneous reconfiguration with optimal allocation (size and location) of wind turbine (WT) as a distributed generation (DG) and dynamic voltage restorer ...  Read More

Electric Mechinces & Drive
Diagnosis of Different Types of Air-Gap Eccentricity Fault in Switched Reluctance Motors Using Transient Finite Element Method

H Nazari; N. Rostami

Volume 3, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 94-101

  This paper presents a method for diagnosis of eccentricity fault in a switched-reluctance motor (SRM) during offline and standstill modes. In this method, the fault signature is differential induced voltage (DIV) achieved by injecting diagnostic pulses to the motor windings. It will be demonstrated by ...  Read More

Power Electronic
A New Control Method for Single-Phase Grid-Connected Inverter Using Instantaneous Power Theory

M. Heidari; M. A. Shams Nejad; M. Monfared

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 105-116


  Because of installation for local consumers and since it is free of all contaminations, connecting photovoltaic cells to the grid via single-phase inverter is significantly on the rise. In this paper, a new simple current control is proposed for a single-phase grid-connected voltage source inverter. ...  Read More

Long and Short Term Operation
Optimal Short-Term Coordination of Desalination, Hydro and Thermal Units

F. Jabari; B. Mohammadi ivatloo; M. B. Bannae Sharifian; H. Ghaebi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , October 2019, , Pages 141-147


  The fossil fuels consumption is rapidly growing due to increased water and electricity demands. An interconnected water-energy nexus is generally composed of thermal power plants, combined potable water and power (CWP) generation units, and desalination only processes. Hence, participation of hydro power ...  Read More

Electric Mechinces & Drive
Field Oriented Control of Dual Mechanical Port Machine for Hybrid Electric Vehicle

H. Afsharirad; M. B. B. Sharifian; M. Sabahi; S. H. Hosseini

Volume 6, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Pages 147-156


  A dual mechanical port machine (DMPM) is used as an electrically variable transmission (EVT) in hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). In the conventional HEV, this machine is replaced by a planetary gearbox and two electric machines and makes this structure simpler. This paper presents field oriented control ...  Read More

Power System Operation
Operation Planning of Wind Farms with Pumped Storage Plants Based on Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Modeling of Uncertainties

H. Siahkali

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 182-194


  The operation planning problem encounters several uncertainties in terms of the power system’s parameters such as load, operating reserve and wind power generation. The modeling of those uncertainties is an important issue in power system operation. The system operators can implement different ...  Read More

A DC-DC Converter with High Voltage Conversion Ratio Recommended for Renewable Energy Application

H. Shayeghi; S. Pourjafar; S.M. Hashemzadeh; F. Sedaghati

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 186-194


  In this article, a novel topology of DC-DC converter based on voltage multiplier cell and coupled inductor with higher efficiency and low blocking voltage across semiconductor is proposed for renewable energy application. The recommended topology obtains a high voltage gain using voltage multiplier cell ...  Read More

Solution to Objectives of Supply Side Energy Management by Integrating Enhanced Demand Response Strategy

G.R. Goyal; S. Vadhera

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2024, , Pages 269-279


  Supply-side energy management (SSEM) aims to improve efficiency in operations and strategic planning. Both the cost of generating electricity and the amount of emissions from that generation are minimized in SSEM. It is required to formulate an optimization problem with these two competing goals in order ...  Read More

A Hybrid Algorithm for Optimal Location and Sizing of Capacitors in the presence of Different Load Models in Distribution Network

R. Baghipour; S.M. Hosseini

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 10-21

  In practical situations, distribution network loads are the mixtures of residential, industrial, and commercial types. This paper presents a hybrid optimization algorithm for the optimal placement of shunt capacitor banks in radial distribution networks in the presence of different voltage-dependent ...  Read More

Power System Operation
An Advanced State Estimation Method Using Virtual Meters

A. Rabiee

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 11-18


  -  Power system state estimation is a central component in energy management systems of power system. The goal of state estimation is to determine the system status and power flow of transmission lines. This paper presents an advanced state estimation algorithm based on weighted least square (WLS) ...  Read More

Optimal Distribution System Reconfiguration Using Non-dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm (NSGA-II)

J. Moshtagh; S. Ghasemi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Pages 12-21

  In this paper, a Non-dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm-II (NSGA-II) based approach is presented for distribution system reconfiguration. In contrast to the conventional GA based methods, the proposed approach does not require weighting factors for conversion of multi-objective function into an equivalent ...  Read More

Power Quality
An Intelligent Method Based on WNN for Estimating Voltage Harmonic Waveforms of Non-monitored Sensitive Loads in Distribution Network

A. ِDeihimi; A. Rahmani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 13-22


  An intelligent method based on wavelet neural network (WNN) is presented in this study to estimate voltage harmonic distortion waveforms at a non-monitored sensitive load. Voltage harmonics are considered as the main type of waveform distortion in the power quality approach. To detect and analyze voltage ...  Read More

Providing Control Method Using UPQC and Wind Turbine to Reduce Voltage Drop and Harmonics During Distribution Network Faults

F. Khalafian; A. Saffarian

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 14-25


  Existing generators used in renewable wind Turbines (WT) that are connected to the power system at the distribution level need a sound power grid for proper operation. The purpose of this article is to simultaneously use Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC), wind turbine and appropriate control system ...  Read More