International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.12(1) (2021)

  • C-UPFC Modeling in NEPLAN for Power Flow Analysis

    Ayman Awad, Salah Kamel (Department of Electrical Engineering, Aswan University, Aswan 81542, EGYPT),
    Ali S. Alghamdi (Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of College of Engineering, Majmaah University, Majmaah 11952, SAUDI ARABIA),
    Francisco Jurado (Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Jaen, 23700 EPS Linares Jaen, SPAIN),
    Mohamed Zohdy (Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA).

    Disciplinary: Electrical Engineering and Technology.

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2021.6

    Keywords: Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS); Center node Unified Power Flow Controller (C-UPFC); NEPLAN software; C-UPFC modeling; Power flow.

    Center node Unified Power Flow Controller (C-UPFC) is considered as the most recent FACTS device. When attached to the desired transmission line, typically at the midpoint, it influences the flow of active and reactive power through the transmission line, even from its sending and receiving terminals, besides controlling the voltage level of the midpoint that the device is connected. This paper introduces a model for C-UPFC in NEPLAN software, aimed to be utilized for power flow analyses incorporating this device in power systems. It is designed using the components available on the utilized software so that it can be integrated with case studies tests and analyses performed by such software. The power injection method is used in designing the model to facilitate the calculations for analyses involving the device. A test is carried out to this model on IEEE 30 bus and IEEE 14 bus power systems to guarantee its quality in different cases for each system.

    Paper ID: 12A1F

    Cite this article:

    Awad, A., Kamel S., Alghamdi, A.S., Jurado, F., Zohdy, M. (2021). C-UPFC Modeling in NEPLAN for Power Flow Analysis. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 12(1), 12A1F, 1-11.


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