PSS and TCSC damping controller coordinated design using GSA

Mahdiyeh Eslami, Hussain Shareef, Azah Mohamed, Mohammad Khajehzadeh

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A novel developed heuristic global optimization algorithm, called gravitational search algorithm, is applied for simultaneous coordinated designing of the power system stabilizer and thyristor controlled series capacitor as a damping controller in the multi-machine power system. The coordinated design problem of controllers over a wide range of loading conditions is formulated as a multi-objective optimization problem. The eigenvalues analysis and nonlinear simulation results demonstrate the high performance of the proposed controllers and their ability to provide efficient damping of low frequency oscillations. Also, the proposed coordinated controllers have an excellent capability in damping inter-area oscillations and enhance greatly the dynamic stability of the power system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763-769
Number of pages7
JournalEnergy Procedia
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 2nd International Conference on Advances in Energy Engineering, ICAEE 2011 - Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: Dec 27 2011Dec 28 2011


  • Gravitational search algorithm (GSA)
  • PSS
  • TCSC
  • Tuning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Energy


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