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InECCE2019 pp 783-793 | Cite as

Reliability Performance of Low Voltage (LV) Network Configuration

  • Mohd Ikhwan Muhammad RidzuanEmail author
  • Muhammad Adib Zufar Rusli
  • Norhafidzah Mohd Saad
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 632)

Abstract

Networks are typically modelled in single phase diagram especially for medium voltage (MV) and high voltage (HV) networks. For low voltage (LV) networks, it is not suitable to model it in a single phase diagram. The reliability performance of LV network may be overestimated or underestimated if the network is modelled in a single phase diagram. Analytical technique is used to quantify the performance of LV network in single and three phase network diagrams. Three phase LV network diagram illustrates the true reliability performance compared to single phase LV network diagram in term of the best, median and worst location of customers. Accurate network configuration may benefit in minimizing energy core losses and reducing paying penalty to the customer by distribution network operators (DNOs).

Keywords

Reliability Distribution network Single phase diagram Three phase diagram 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Universiti Malaysia Pahang Internal Grant RDU1703260 supports this research. The authors would also like to thank the Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Universiti Malaysia Pahang for providing facilities to conduct this research and financial support throughout the process.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical & Electronics EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia PahangPekan, PahangMalaysia

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