Advancements in Fault Location in Electrical Power Systems with Distributed Generation using Deep Learning

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P. S. Patil, R. M. Moharil, R. M. Ingle,Ashish Bhagat


Distributed generation (DG) has changed the energy landscape by increasing system reliability and decreasing environmental impacts through its incorporation into electrical power systems. The additional complexity brought forth by DG, however, also calls for the creation of more precise and effective fault finding techniques. This abstract explores current developments in fault localization strategies for DG-integrated electrical power systems using deep learning (DL) methods. Due to the non-linear, dynamic, and ever-changing nature of DG-rich networks, traditional fault finding algorithms generally struggle to correctly locate faults in these networks. Deep learning's potential as a solution may be seen in its capacity to recognise complex patterns and adjust to new information. Specifically, this study looks into how DL models like CNNs and RNNs can be used to improve the precision with which faults can be detected and localised in DG-integrated power systems. The creation of DL-based fault location algorithms that use high-resolution data from different sensors like smart metres and phasor measurement units (PMUs) is a major advancement. These algorithms draw on the temporal and spatial information available in power system data to pinpoint the exact location of malfunctions. Additionally, the study looks into the stability and transferability of DL models using various DG technologies and setups. Pre-trained models are transferred learning approaches to guarantee adaptability and reliability across a wide range of DG applications. The findings show that in DG-rich contexts, fault location algorithms based on DL perform much better than their conventional counterparts. These developments have the potential to strengthen electrical grids, reduce the frequency and duration of outages, and improve the reliability of today's power systems. The incorporation of deep learning into fault location algorithms is an important step towards building a more dependable and robust power system, especially as DG integration continues to grow

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P. S. Patil, R. M. Moharil, R. M. Ingle,Ashish Bhagat

[1]P. S. Patil

2Dr. R. M. Moharil

3R. M. Ingle

4Ashish Bhagat


[1]Research Scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering, YCCE, Nagpur, India

2Department of Electrical Engineering, YCCE, Nagpur, Nagpur, India

3 Department of Electrical Engineering. JIT, Nagpur, Nagpur, India

4Research Consultant, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Science, Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra, India.

4DMIMS DU, Wardha





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