Ant Lion Optimization Technique for Minimization of Voltage Deviation Through Optimal Placement of Static VAR Compensator

  • Stita Pragnya DashEmail author
  • K. R. Subhashini
  • J. K. Satapathy
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1154)


This paper deals with the use of flexible alternating current transmission system (FACTS) devices for the voltage improvement of the network. It is well established that FACTS devices can improve the system operation and management largely. However, the optimal location of such devices in the power systems is a crucial aspect and should be dealt with properly. In this work, the optimal location of static VAR compensator (SVC) is found out through a nature-inspired algorithm called ant lion optimization (ALO) for minimization of voltage deviation (V.D) at the buses. The simulations are done for standard IEEE 30 bus systems.


Voltage deviation FACTS ALO SVC Load factor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stita Pragnya Dash
    • 1
    Email author
  • K. R. Subhashini
    • 2
  • J. K. Satapathy
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Technology RourkelaRourkelaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of Technology RourkelaRourkelaIndia

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