Electric Distribution Network Planning

  • Farhad Shahnia
  • Ali Arefi
  • Gerard Ledwich

Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Gregorio Muñoz-Delgado, Javier Contreras, José M. Arroyo
    Pages 1-39
  3. Julio López, David Pozo, Javier Contreras
    Pages 41-63
  4. Carlos F. Sabillón, John F. Franco, Marcos J. Rider, Rubén Romero
    Pages 65-114
  5. Mehrdad Setayesh Nazar, Alireza Heidari, Mahmood Reza Haghifam
    Pages 115-142
  6. Karar Mahmoud, Yorino Naoto
    Pages 167-184
  7. Mahdi Sedghi, Ali Ahmadian, Ali Elkamel, Masoud Aliakbar Golkar, Michael Fowler
    Pages 185-214
  8. Aggelos S. Bouhouras, Paschalis A. Gkaidatzis, Dimitris P. Labridis
    Pages 215-251
  9. Alexandre M. F. Dias, Pedro M. S. Carvalho
    Pages 253-278
  10. Wardiah Mohd Dahalan, Hazlie Mokhlis
    Pages 279-298
  11. Mehdi Rahmani-Andebili, Mahmud Fotuhi Firuzabad, Moein Moeini-Aghtaie
    Pages 299-320
  12. Mohamed Ebeed, Salah Kamel, Shady H. E. Abdel Aleem, Almoataz Y. Abdelaziz
    Pages 321-353
  13. Carlos Frederico Meschini Almeida, Gabriel Albieri Quiroga, Henrique Kagan, Nelson Kagan
    Pages 355-381

About this book


This book highlights the latest research advances in the planning and management of electric distribution networks. It addresses various aspects of distribution network management including planning, operation, customer engagement, and technology accommodation. 

Given the importance of electric distribution networks in power delivery systems, effectively planning and managing them are vital to satisfying technical, economic, and customer requirements. A new planning and management philosophy, techniques, and methods are essential to handling uncertainties associated with the integration of renewable-based distributed generation, demand forecast, and customer needs. 

This book covers topics on managing the capacity of distribution networks, while also addressing the future needs of electric systems. The efficient and economical operation of distribution networks is an essential aspect of ensuring the effective use of resources. Accordingly, this book addresses operation and control approaches and techniques suitable for future distribution networks.


Future distribution networks Hybrid ac/dc distribution networks Reactive power compensation Power distribution management Microgrid-based planning Siting and sizing of compensators Power system operation Performance-constrained planning Multi-stage planning methods Power distribution Power quality Energy efficiency

Editors and affiliations

  • Farhad Shahnia
    • 1
  • Ali Arefi
    • 2
  • Gerard Ledwich
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Engineering and Information TechnologyMurdoch UniversityPerthAustralia
  2. 2.School of Engineering and Information TechnologyMurdoch UniversityPerthAustralia
  3. 3.Faculty of Science and EngineeringQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7055-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7056-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-1287
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-4676
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