Parallel textured algorithm for optimal power flow analysis

Garng Morton Huang, Shih Chieh Hsieh

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A parallel textured algorithm is developed to solve the optimal real power flow problem which is reformulated in terms of line flows. In the textured method, the large-scale system is divided into small subsystems which are organized systematically on several levels. Each level consists of several mutually independent subsystems so that if the external flows in a level are fixed, the subsystem subproblems at the same level can be solved independently and concurrently. Consequently, the final optimal solution of the whole system can be obtained by combining these subsystem solutions. This paper relaxed the locality property required in our earlier work on reactive power control, but some extra requirements on the overlapping networks are needed to insure the convergence to the true solution. The extension enables us to deal with real power generation dispatch control, in which the locality property usually does not apply.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the American Control Conference
PublisherPubl by American Automatic Control Council
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0780302109
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1992
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1992 American Control Conference - Chicago, IL, USA
Duration: 24 Jun 199226 Jun 1992


OtherProceedings of the 1992 American Control Conference
CityChicago, IL, USA


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Huang, G. M., & Hsieh, S. C. (1992). Parallel textured algorithm for optimal power flow analysis. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference (Vol. 2, pp. 1648-1652). Publ by American Automatic Control Council.