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Title: Advanced Energy Storage Management in Distribution Network

With increasing penetration of distributed generation (DG) in the distribution networks (DN), the secure and optimal operation of DN has become an important concern. In this paper, an iterative mixed integer quadratic constrained quadratic programming model to optimize the operation of a three phase unbalanced distribution system with high penetration of Photovoltaic (PV) panels, DG and energy storage (ES) is developed. The proposed model minimizes not only the operating cost, including fuel cost and purchasing cost, but also voltage deviations and power loss. The optimization model is based on the linearized sensitivity coefficients between state variables (e.g., node voltages) and control variables (e.g., real and reactive power injections of DG and ES). To avoid slow convergence when close to the optimum, a golden search method is introduced to control the step size and accelerate the convergence. The proposed algorithm is demonstrated on modified IEEE 13 nodes test feeders with multiple PV panels, DG and ES. Numerical simulation results validate the proposed algorithm. Various scenarios of system configuration are studied and some critical findings are concluded.
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  1. ORNL
  2. University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
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Conference: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), Kauai, HI, USA, 20160105, 20160108
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Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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United States
Voltage regulation; sensitivity coefficients; linearization