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Low cost current measurement of three phase cables

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posted on 27.06.2019, 12:32 authored by Matthew Strickland, Dani StricklandDani Strickland, Andrew CrossAndrew Cross, Brian Goss, Mina Abedi-Varnosfaderani, Terry West
© 2018 IEEE. Recent growth in embedded generation alongside the anticipated consumer uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and heat pumps present new challenges for distribution networks. This includes greater fluctuation in electricity demand. Data from existing maximum demand indicators in distribution substations is inadequate to understand the spread of demand over time. Retro-fit datalogging solutions are available for substation monitoring, but cost typically >£1200, which would be difficult to justify for all distribution substations. This paper looks at the development of a novel low cost alternative designed for measuring load on three phase cables.

Funding

This work was funded by the Western Power Distribution (WPD) DEDUCE project under the OFGEM Network Innovation Allowance (NIA).

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  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

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UPEC Proceedings - 2018 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2018

Citation

STRICKLAND, M. ... et al., 2018. Low cost current measurement of three phase cables. Presented at the 2018 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), Glasgow, 4-7 Sept. 2018.

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© European Union. Published by IEEE

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Acceptance date

27/06/2018

Publication date

2018-12-13

ISBN

9781538629109

Language

en

Location

Glasgow