• Dr.K.Lenin Professor, Department of EEE, Prasad V.Potluri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Kanuru, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh -520007, India



Flower Pollination, Optimization, Optimal Reactive Power, Transmission Loss

Abstract [English]

This paper presents Flower Pollination (FP) algorithm for solving the optimal reactive power problem. Minimization of real power loss is taken as key intent. Flower pollination algorithm is a new nature-inspired algorithm, based on the characteristics of flowering plants. The biological evolution point of view, the objective of the flower pollination is the survival of the fittest and the optimal reproduction of plants in terms of numbers as well as the largely fittest. In order to evaluate the performance of the proposed Flower Pollination (FP) algorithm, it has been tested on IEEE 57 bus system and compared to other standard reported algorithms. Simulation results show that FP algorithm is better than other algorithms in reducing the real power loss and voltage profiles are within the limits.


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How to Cite

Lenin, K. (2017). ACTIVE POWER LOSS REDUCTION BY FLOWER POLLINATION ALGORITHM. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 5(12), 223–231.

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