American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2020

  • Reliability Assessment and Study the Effect of Substation Feeder Length on Failure Rate and Reliability Indices

    Mandefro Teshome, Fsaha Mabrahtu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 41-46
    Received: 17 February 2020
    Accepted: 5 March 2020
    Published: 17 August 2020
    Abstract: Today, utilities are trying to maximize system reliability, improve efficiency, and reduce costs by using protection system, distributed generation system, by reconfiguring the feeder, by connecting the end of feeder to other substation and so on. However, when it tries to use some techniques (reconfiguring the feeder, connecting the end of the fee... Show More
  • Co-supplying the National Grid: An Assessment of Private Off-grid Electricity Generation in Juba-South Sudan

    Ladu David Morris Lemi, Michael Carnegie La Belle

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 47-59
    Received: 2 July 2020
    Accepted: 8 August 2020
    Published: 19 August 2020
    Abstract: Despite the global campaign for energy transition towards renewable sources, South Sudan's electricity generation is exclusively diesel-based with an installed capacity of 12MW in Juba against 154MW demand. Persistent power outages have led to a rise in off-grid electricity self-generation using diesel generators. This study explored the available ... Show More