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Volt/VAr Optimization of Distribution System with Integrated Distributed Generation

Keywords: Volt/VAr Optimization, Distributed Generation, Shunt Capacitor, On Load Tap Changer, Genetic Algorithm, Distribution Management System

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology

Volume 36 ,  Issue 1


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