Thermal modelling for dynamic transformer rating in low carbon distribution network operation

Abstract

Dynamic asset rating is one of a number of techniques that could be used to facilitate low carbon electricity network operation. This paper focusses on distribution level transformer dynamic rating under this context. The models available for use with dynamic asset rating are discussed and compared using measured load and weather conditions from a trial Network area within Milton Keynes. The paper then uses the most appropriate model to investigate, through simulation, the potential gains in dynamic rating compared to static rating under two transformer cooling methods to understand the potential gain to the Network Operator.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2014.0330
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Informatics and Digital Engineering > Electrical and Electronic Engineering
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Power Electronics, Machines and Power System (PEMPS)
Additional Information: This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in IET Conference Publication and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library.
Event Title: 7th IET international conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2014-04-08 - 2014-04-10
Uncontrolled Keywords: distribution network operation,dynamic transformer rating,low carbon network,thermal modelling,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
ISBN: 978-1-84919-815-8
Full Text Link: http://digital- ... 49/cp.2014.0330
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2014
Authors: Yang, J. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1026-8495)
Strickland, D. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-2979-4479)

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