American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2017

  • Optimal Recloser Setting, Considering Reliability and Power Quality in Distribution Networks

    Rashid Niaz Azari, Mohammad Amin Chitsazan, Iman Niazazari

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Mar. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 14, 2017
    Published: Mar. 27, 2017
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    Abstract: Reclosers and fuses are the commonplace protective devices in distribution networks. A recloser can prevent long-time outages by clearing temporary faults before operation of the fuses in the system. Thus, it decreases the rate of long-term outages and improves system reliability and power quality. Despite positive features of reclosers, each opera... Show More