Dynamic network rating for low carbon distribution network operation:a U.K. application

Yang, Jin, Bai, Xuefeng, Strickland, Dani, Jenkins, Lee and Cross, Andrew M. (2015). Dynamic network rating for low carbon distribution network operation:a U.K. application. IEEE Transactions Smart Grid, 6 (2), pp. 988-998.

Abstract

Dynamic asset rating (DAR) is one of the number of techniques that could be used to facilitate low carbon electricity network operation. Previous work has looked at this technique from an asset perspective. This paper focuses, instead, from a network perspective by proposing a dynamic network rating (DNR) approach. The models available for use with DAR are discussed and compared using measured load and weather data from a trial network area within Milton Keynes in the central area of the U.K. This paper then uses the most appropriate model to investigate, through a network case study, the potential gains in dynamic rating compared to static rating for the different network assets - transformers, overhead lines, and cables. This will inform the network operator of the potential DNR gains on an 11-kV network with all assets present and highlight the limiting assets within each season.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TSG.2015.2389711
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Power engineering and power electronics research group
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Uncontrolled Keywords: asset life management,distribution network,dynamic asset rating (DAR),dynamic network rating (DNR),low carbon network operation,Computer Science(all)
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Published Date: 2015-01-26
Authors: Yang, Jin ( 0000-0002-1026-8495)
Bai, Xuefeng
Strickland, Dani ( 0000-0002-2979-4479)
Jenkins, Lee
Cross, Andrew M. ( 0000-0002-7012-8777)

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