A New Approach Newton-Raphson Load Flow Analysis in Power System Networks with STATCOM

  • Dung Vo TienEmail author
  • Radomir Gono
  • Zbigniew Leonowicz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 554)


Load flow analysis is an important tool used by engineers to ensure stable operation of the power system, it is also used in load forecasting, planning, and economic scheduling. In this paper, we propose an improved solution of load flow analysis in the power systems incorporating STATCOM using the Newton-Raphson method. A software based on MATLAB Compiler Runtime (MCR) based on the proposed method is developed to analyze the power system load flow with and without STATCOM. The software has been tested on IEEE 30-bus, and IEEE 57-bus test system. The results have proved the correctness of the proposed method, reliability of the software and high computation speed.


Jacobian matrix Load flow MATLAB Compiler Runtime Newton-Raphson method Power system analysis Power quality STATCOM 



This research was partially supported by the SGS grant from VSB - Technical University of Ostrava (No. SP2018/61) and by the project TUCENET (No. LO1404).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dung Vo Tien
    • 1
    Email author
  • Radomir Gono
    • 1
  • Zbigniew Leonowicz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Power Engineering, FEECSVSB - Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland

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