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Title: Implementation of CVR in Distribution Networks by Optimal Coordination of BESS and PV Inverters Using Arithmetic Optimization Algorithm
This article proposes a new framework for the substation demand reduction and power loss minimization in distribution networks by implementing conservation voltage reduction (CVR) strategy. The proposed framework coordinates Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), Smart PV inverters and voltage control devices -including OLTC and voltage regulators- so that the substation demand and network power loss are reduced while the service voltage range meets the IEEE 1547 standard (120-114 V). The suggested CVR strategy is applied to the IEEE 34-bus case study system consisting of two PV generations and BESS. The smart PV inverters are controlled based on the combined Volt/VArVolt/Watt (VVW) characteristics scheme. Also, BESS is charged and discharged with regard to the time and peaks have control modes, respectively. The Arithmetic Optimization Algorithm (AOA) is implemented in MATLAB scripts for solving the optimization problem. Power flow studies are carried out using OpenDSS software. Results reveal that the new framework can achieve higher substation demand reduction considering the concurrent control of PVs and BESS.
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