Impact of Different Load Models on Reliability Evaluation in Power Systems

Konferenz: UPEC 2011 - 46th International Universities' Power Engineering Conference
05.09.2011 - 08.09.2011 in Soest, Germany

Tagungsband: UPEC 2011

Seiten: 6Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Awodele, Kehinde; Cho, Nicolas F. S. Ip (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

This paper presents an analysis of different load models used in a reliability study on a distribution test system and compares their impact on the results obtained from simulations using a time sequential Monte Carlo Simulation technique. The load models used in this study consist mainly of an average, a time varying and a probabilistic load model. The accuracy of load representation affects the accuracy of the reliability analysis of a power system. The reliability is also affected by the availability of alternative supply or dispersed generation.