Reduction of distribution system losses through WAPDA distribution system line- loss reduction program

  • Rafiq Asghar University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar Pakistan
  • Kaleem Ullah U.S. Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Zahid Ullah University of Management and Technology, Sialkot Campus, Pakistan
  • Faisal Rehman Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Taha Mujahid University of Management and Technology, Sialkot Campus, Pakistan

Abstract

The losses in the power system vary the gap between energy supply and demand. Among these losses, the distribution system has major contributions compared to the transmission system. This paper thoroughly examines the PESCO distribution losses and implements a practical approach that forties in the loss’s minimization. Using the bifurcation and restoration strategies, the PESCO distribution system can be well-organized and an effective system can be designed. The proposed approach also helps in estimating the entailed capital investments and the rate of return over time. Both the HT (High Tension) and LT (Low Tension) distribution systems are considered for observation and the proposed systems are endorsed. Computer-based software, such as ELR (Energy Loss Reduction) and CADPAW (Computer-Aided Distribution Planning Work) is exploited to measure the results of both the proposed and existing system. After the restoration of a particular system, recommendations are concluded. The proposed approach applies to any existing power system.

Published
Apr 1, 2022
How to Cite
ASGHAR, Rafiq et al. Reduction of distribution system losses through WAPDA distribution system line- loss reduction program. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, [S.l.], v. 41, n. 2, p. 79-90, apr. 2022. ISSN 2413-7219. Available at: <https://publications.muet.edu.pk/index.php/muetrj/article/view/2434>. Date accessed: 17 may 2022. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.22581/muet1982.2202.07.
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