Survey of Smart Grid Volt-VAR Optimization in Energy Distribution Networks


  • Syed Sanjar Ul Islam Department of Power Electronics, Millennium Institute of Technology and Science, Bhopal,M.P,India
  • Santosh Kumar Yadav Department of Power, Electronics Millennium Institute of Technology and Science, Bhopal,M.P, India



Energy Management System (EMS), Voltage VAR optimization (VVO), conservation of voltage reduction (CVR)


The electrical distribution networks across the world are witnessing a steady infusion of smart grid technologies into every aspect of their infrastructure and operations. Technologies such as Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS) and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) have partially addressed the needs of the distribution networks for automation, control, monitoring and optimization. The present paper aims to study of a a novel smart grid adaptive solution for one of the well-known techniques typically employed for distribution network voltage and reactive power optimization called Volt-VAR Optimization (VVO).


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How to Cite

Islam, S. S. U., & Yadav, S. K. (2017). Survey of Smart Grid Volt-VAR Optimization in Energy Distribution Networks. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSCIENCE, 3(5), 23–27.