VORTEX OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHM FOR SOLVING OPTIMAL REACTIVE POWER DISPATCH PROBLEM
Keywords:Reactive Power, Transmission Loss, Swarm Intelligence, Evolutional Computation, Vortex Optimization
In this paper, a new Vortex Optimization (VO) algorithm is proposed to solve the reactive power problem. The idea is generally focused on a typical Vortex flow in nature and enthused from some dynamics that are occurred in the sense of Vortex nature. In a few words, the algorithm is also a swarm-oriented evolutional problem solution methodology; since it comprises numerous techniques related to removal of feeble swarm members and trying to progress the solution procedure by supporting the solution space through fresh swarm members. In order to evaluate the performance of the proposed Vortex Optimization (VO) algorithm, it has been tested in Standard IEEE 30 bus systems and compared to other standard algorithms. Simulation results reveal about the best performance of the proposed algorithm in reducing the real power loss and static voltage stability margin index has been enhanced.
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