Electrical distribution feeder analysis

He will discuss the importance of calculated bolted and arcing fault, and why this value shall be as close as possible to the actual value is also discussed.

A real feeder of Kerala State Electricity Board is considered. Higher penetration of single phase PV plants in low voltage feeder needs proper analysis.

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Coordination for a typical 13 kV distribution feeder of several lines at a substation Only one of the four feeders is illustrated and is typical, with the loading and protection of the other feeders similar, but different. The dashed-line minimum-melt curve, shown to the left, reflects the effect of load current preheating the fuse.

This will help the planning and management of power distribution system. The maximum load through the recloser is A.

Domestic load during daytime is low. Its operating time close to A is seconds, which should override cold-load and magnetizing inrush transients. Distribution system is inherently in phase unbalance due to single phase loads. The maximum load through the recloser is A. Coordination for a typical 13 kV distribution feeder of several lines at a substation Only one of the four feeders is illustrated and is typical, with the loading and protection of the other feeders similar, but different. Major share of them are single phase small plants connected at distribution level by domestic consumers. A sectionalizer could be used for fault 2 lateral circuit instead of the fuse. He will discuss the importance of calculated bolted and arcing fault, and why this value shall be as close as possible to the actual value is also discussed. If we begin at the high-side fuse, the setting and coordination of the protection is as follows. OpenDSS software tool is used for the analysis. Figure 1 — Typical distribution feeder serving multiple load centers The characteristics are plotted on log—log fuse coordinate paper Figure 2 below.

The modeling of exact state of distribution feeder is not easy. Major share of them are single phase small plants connected at distribution level by domestic consumers. A sectionalizer could be used for fault 2 lateral circuit instead of the fuse.

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Secondary faults on the bus should be cleared by the secondary transformer circuit breaker and faults on the feeders by their circuit breakers backed up by the transformer breaker.

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Coordination analysis for a typical 13 kV distribution feeder