Unit commitment with DGs in distribution systems

Bayat, Mohsen
In this thesis the impact of distributed generation (DG) on the total cost of generating electricity is investigated. A distribution system including PV (PV) generators is considered.A mixed integer linear programming based Unit Commitment algorithm is used to optimally schedule the PV generation and other conventional generation resources for 24 hours. Afterwards, a distribution system power flow algorithm is utilized to check whether the UC solution is within the thermal limitations of the distribution lines. Finally the proposed methodology is applied to a distribution system in two scenarios and the results are analyzed.


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Citation Formats
M. Bayat, “Unit commitment with DGs in distribution systems,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2013.