Smart inter-phase switching of residential loads in low voltage distribution feeders
Shahnia, F., Wolfs, P. and Ghosh, A. (2014) Smart inter-phase switching of residential loads in low voltage distribution feeders. In: Khan, Z.H., Shawkat Ali, A.B.M. and Riaz, Z., (eds.) Computational Intelligence for Decision Support in Cyber-Physical Systems. Springer Singapore, pp. 329-354.
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In order to dynamically reduce voltage unbalance along a low voltage distribution feeder, a smart residential load transfer system is discussed. In this scheme, residential loads can be transferred from one phase to another to minimize the voltage unbalance along the feeder. Each house is supplied through a static transfer switch and a controller. The master controller, installed at the transformer, observes the power consumption in each house and will determine which house(s) should be transferred from an initially connected phase to another in order to keep the voltage unbalance minimum. The performance of the smart load transfer scheme is demonstrated by simulations.
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