Application of Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm in Power Flow Studies

  • Kassim Al-Anbarri Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Bab Al-Muadham Campus, 46049 Baghdad, Iraq
  • Husham Moaied Naief Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Bab Al-Muadham Campus, 46049 Baghdad, Iraq.

Abstract

Artificial bee colony (ABC) algorithm is one of the important artificial techniques in solving general-purpose optimization problems. This paper presents the application of ABC in computing the power flow solution of an electric power system. The objective function to be minimized is the active and reactive power mismatch at each bus. The proposed algorithm has been applied on typical power systems. The results obtained are compared with those obtained by the conventional method. The results obtained reveal that the ABC algorithm is very effective for solving the power flow problem in the maximum loadability region.


Index Terms: Artificial Bee Colony, Maximum Loadability, Power Flow, Swarm Artificial Technique

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Published
2017-04-12
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AL-ANBARRI, Kassim; NAIEF, Husham Moaied. Application of Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm in Power Flow Studies. UHD Journal of Science and Technology, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 11-16, apr. 2017. ISSN 2521-4217. Available at: <https://journals.uhd.edu.iq/index.php/uhdjst/article/view/3>. Date accessed: 17 june 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.21928/uhdjst.v1n1y2017.pp11-16.
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