A statistical approach for estimating the correlation between lightning and faults in power distribution systems

The paper deals with the subject of the source-identification of transient voltage disturbances in distribution system buses. In particular, a statistical procedure is proposed for the evaluation of the probability that a lightning flash detected by a Lightning Location System (LLS) could cause a fault and, therefore, relay interventions, generally associated with voltage dips. The proposed procedure is based on the coordinated use of the information provided by the LLS and the availability of an advanced simulation tool for the accurate simulation of lightninginduced voltages on complex power systems, namely the LIOV-EMTP code. The uncertainty levels of the stroke location and of the peak current estimations provided by the LLS are discussed and their influence on the lightning-fault correlation is analyzed. © Copyright KTH 2006.

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PMAPS 2006. International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, 2006
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9th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, Stockholm, 11-15 June 2006
CESI, via Rubattino 54, Milan, Italy Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Bologna, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Conference code: 72449
Export Date: 25 April 2012
Source: Scopus
Art. No.: 4202223
Language of Original Document: English
Correspondence Address: Borghetti, A.; Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Bologna, 40136 Bologna, Italy; email: alberto.borghetti@unibo.it
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