Thermal modelling for dynamic transformer rating in low carbon distribution network operation

J. Yang, D. Strickland

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Abstract

Dynamic asset rating is one of a number of techniques that could be used to facilitate low carbon electricity network operation. This paper focusses on distribution level transformer dynamic rating under this context. The models available for use with dynamic asset rating are discussed and compared using measured load and weather conditions from a trial Network area within Milton Keynes. The paper then uses the most appropriate model to investigate, through simulation, the potential gains in dynamic rating compared to static rating under two transformer cooling methods to understand the potential gain to the Network Operator.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication7th IET international conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2014)
Place of PublicationStevenage (UK)
PublisherIET
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-84919-815-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event7th IET international conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives - Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 Apr 201410 Apr 2014

Publication series

NameIET conference publication
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology

Conference

Conference7th IET international conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives
Abbreviated titlePEMD 2014
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityManchester
Period8/04/1410/04/14

Bibliographical note

This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in IET Conference Publication and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library.

Keywords

  • distribution network operation
  • dynamic transformer rating
  • low carbon network
  • thermal modelling

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