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Volume 11 (2023)
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Research paper 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

Research paper Distribution Systems
Optimal Capacitor Allocation in Radial Distribution Networks for Annual Costs Minimization Using Hybrid PSO and Sequential Power Loss Index Based Method

A. Bagheri; R. Noroozian; J. Gholinezhad

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 117-130


  In the most recent heuristic methods, the high potential buses for capacitor placement are initially identified and ranked using loss sensitivity factors (LSFs) or power loss index (PLI). These factors or indices help to reduce the search space of the optimization procedure, but they may not always indicate ...  Read More

Research paper Energy Management
Control and Management of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems: Review and Comparison of Methods

M. Ahangari Hassas; K. Pourhossein

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 131-138


  Hybrid renewable energy systems (HRES) have been introduced to overcome intermittent nature of single-source renewable energy generation. In order to utilize HRES optimally, two issues must be considered: optimal sizing and optimal operation. The first issue has been considered vastly in several articles ...  Read More

Research paper 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

Research paper Application of Automatic Control in Power System
Distributed multi-agent Load Frequency Control for a Large-scale Power System Optimized by Grey Wolf Optimizer

A. Akbarimajd; M. Olyaee; H. Shayeghi; B. Sobhani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 151-162


  This paper aims to design an optimal distributed multi-agent controller for load frequency control and optimal power flow purposes. The controller parameters are optimized using Grey Wolf Optimization (GWO) algorithm. The designed optimal distributed controller is employed for load frequency control ...  Read More

Research paper Energy Management
Evaluation of Peak Shifting and Energy Saving Potential of Ice Storage Based Air Conditioning Systems in Iran

B. Mohammadi ivatloo; M. Nazari-Heris; F. Kalavani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 163-170


  Thermal energy storage (TES) system has been introduced as a practical facility for shifting load from peak hours to off-peak hours. Because of different energy consumption during day and night, peak and off peak period is created on load curve. Ice storage technology which is a kind of TES system, is ...  Read More

Research paper Distribution Systems
A New Method of Distribution Marginal Price Calculation in Distribution Networks by Considering the Effect of Distributed Generations Location on Network Loss

S. Ghaemi; K. Zare

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 171-180


  The determination of practical and coherent policy to pin down the price in restructured distribution networks should be considered as a momentous topic. The present paper introduces a new method of distribution marginal price (DMP) calculation. The main aim of this paper is to evaluate the DMP for both ...  Read More

Research paper Power Electronic
A Generalized Modular Multilevel Current Source Inverter

E. Seifi Najmi; A. Ajami; A. H. Rajaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 181-190


  This paper proposes a novel topology of multilevel current source inverter which is suitable to apply in low/medium voltage. The proposed topology is capable of producing desirable bidirectional output current levels. Furthermore, it can employ symmetrical DC current sources as well as asymmetrical ones ...  Read More

Research paper Flexible AC TransmissionSystems (FACTs) Devices
Adaptive Observer-Based Decentralized Scheme for Robust Nonlinear Power Flow Control Using HPFC

A. Mohammadpour Shotorbani; S. Ghassem Zadeh; B. Mohammadi-ivatloo; S. H. Hosseini; L. Wang

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 191-203


  This paper investigates the robust decentralized nonlinear control of power flow in a power system using a new configuration of UPFC. This structure comprises two shunt converters and one series capacitor called as hybrid power flow controller (HPFC). A controller is designed via control Lyapunov function ...  Read More

Research paper Micro Grid
Optimal Sizing of Energy Storage System in A Renewable-Based Microgrid Under Flexible Demand Side Management Considering Reliability and Uncertainties

M. Majidi; S. Nojavan

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 205-214


  Utilization of energy storage system (ESS) in microgrids has turned to be necessary in recent years and now with the improvement of storage technologies, system operators are looking for an exact modeling and calculation for optimal sizing of ESS. In the proposed paper, optimal size of ESS is determined ...  Read More

Research paper Dynamics
Dynamic Analysis and Optimal Design of FLPSS for Power Network Connected Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Using of PSO

H. Shahsavari; A. Safari; J. Salehi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 215-225


  This paper studies the theory and modeling manner of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) into power network and its effect on small signal stability. The paper demonstrates the fundamental module, mathematical analysis and small signal modeling of the SOFC connected to single machine infinite bus (SMIB) system. ...  Read More

Research paper Energy Management
Optimal Operation Management of Grid-connected Microgrid Using Multi-Objective Group Search Optimization Algorithm

H. Shayeghi; E. Shahryari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, Pages 227-239


  Utilizing distributed generations (DGs) near load points has introduced the concept of microgrid. However, stochastic nature of wind and solar power generation as well as electricity load makes it necessary to utilize an energy management system (EMS) to manage hourly power of microgrid and optimally ...  Read More