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This paper proposes a fully distributed reactive power optimization algorithm that can obtain the global optimum of non-convex problems for distribution networks without a central coordinator. Second-order cone (SOC) relaxation is used to achieve exact convexification. A fully distributed algorithm is then formulated corresponding to the given division of(More)
The Lagrange multiplier-based method is an effective network parameter error identification method. However, two full matrices with high-dimensions are involved in the calculation procedure; these create huge computational burdens for large-scale power systems. To solve this problem, a fast solution is proposed in this paper, where special treatment(More)
Spinning reserve allocation is a critical problem for active power dispatch with large-scale wind power penetration. A risk-based reserve allocation method that accounts multiple control sub-area coordination is given in this paper. And a multi-objective optimization model is constructed to schedule the spinning generation reserve for online active power(More)
With the development of smart grid future electric grids will operate in an environment where there are increasing renewables, demand responses, and energy storage. Latest information and communication technologies will be deployed in future smart grids to facilitate the transformation. Next generation control centers (NGCC) need enhanced and new(More)
The operation of power systems has been complicated by the rapid diversification of loads. Analyzing load characteristics becomes necessary to different utilities in energy management systems to ensure the reliability of power systems. Here, we describe a method of analyzing and quantifying the load characteristics and introduce its application to pilot(More)