• K.Lenin Researcher, JNTU, Hyderabad 500 085 India
  • B.Ravindhranath Reddy Deputy Executive Engineer, JNTU, Hyderabad 500 085 India
  • M.Surya Kalavathi Professor in Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, JNTU, Hyderabad 500 085, India



Improved Baboon Algorithm, Optimization, Metaheuristics, Optimal Reactive Power, Transmission Loss

Abstract [English]

This paper projects Improved Baboon Algorithm (IBA) for solving the Reactive Power dispatch problem. The key feature in this problem is reduction of real power loss and to keep voltage profiles within limits. This algorithm is inspired from the tree climbing procedures of Baboons, where the Baboons look for the highest tree by climbing up from their positions. The simulation results expose amended performance of the IBA in solving an optimal reactive power dispatch problem. In order to evaluate up the performance of the proposed algorithm, it has been tested on Standard IEEE 30 bus system and compared to other stated algorithms. Simulation results show that IBA is better than other algorithms in reducing the real power loss and voltage profiles also within the limits.


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How to Cite

Lenin, K., Reddy, B., & Kalavathi, M. (2017). IMPROVED BABOON ALGORITHM FOR MINIMIZATION OF REAL POWER LOSS. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 5(1), 33–42.

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