Abolfazl Jalilvand

Abolfazl Jalilvand
University of Zanjan · Department of Electrical Engineering

PhD

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Introduction
Abolfazl Jalilvand received B.Sc. from Shahid Beheshti University, in 1995; then M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from , University of Tabriz, in 1998 and 2005, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering . At 2005 he joined the University of Zanjan, as an Assistant Professor where he was head of Department from 2008 to 2010. He was Dean of Faculty from 2010 to 2012, Associate Professor from 2011 to 2016 and vice president of research from 2015 to 2019. Now he is a Professor at the same university. He has more than 160 papers in journals and conferences. His main research interests include the hybrid control systems, Petri nets, intelligent control, renewable energies, control and stabilization of power systems, application of intelligent methods in power systems and so on. He is a member of IEEE.
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September 2015 - September 2015
University of Zanjan
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  • Professor (Associate)
September 2015 - September 2015
University of Zanjan
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  • Vice President for Research & Technology
October 2012 - present
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (122)
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Considering the fact that the main part of electrical energy losses is related to the distribution level; therefore, controlling and monitoring of this part of the network is necessary to reduce energy losses which is made possible through distribution automation. Distribution automation systems need decision making regarding the responsibilities b...
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This paper presents a novel maximum power point tracking method of a stand-alone photovoltaic system using artificial neural network. The proposed method estimates the maximum power of a solar module in different conditions. The main advantage of the proposed methodology, comparing to conventional methods is more accuracy. Also compared to other ne...
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Thispaperpresents anewmethod forislandingdetec- tion of inverter-based distributed generation (DG). The main idea of this paper is to change the dc-link voltage considering the PCC voltage changes during islanding condition. A simple islanding de- tection scheme has been designed based on this idea. The proposed method has been studied under multip...
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In this paper, the theory of control is considered on nonlinear systems. A closed-loop controller with a strong idea has been introduced to track system states and guarantee asymptotically stability. The proposed method is the indirect terminal sliding mode control technique based on adaptive and fuzzy rules, which has used the continuous barrier f...
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This paper proposes a new method for tuning the parameters of multi-input multi-output (MIMO) fractional-order PID (FOPID) controller. The aim of the proposed method is to calculate the parameters of this controller such that the rise time and steady-state errors of the feedback system are minimized without violating the predetermined stability mar...
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Induction motor is one of the most widely used electric motors in the industry and even in everyday life. Various controllers are provided for this motor, one of which is the predictive control method. The main problem with this new method is the inaccuracy of the motor parameters and the lack of access to accurate system information. This inaccura...
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Microgrids (MGs) are very attractive for electrical power generation/consumption owing to increased reliability and resiliency, however, protection against different short-circuit faults is a major challenge in implementation. This paper proposes a simple algorithm for on-line estimation of apparent resistance per-phase of a three-phase ac power li...
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- کاربرد موتورهای القائی در صنعت با پیشرفت‌هایی که در زمینه‌ی ادوات الکترونیک قدرت صورت گرفته به طور روز افزون در حال گسترش است. در دهه های اخیر امکان کنترل موتورها در بازه‌ی وسیع سرعت و در کاربردهای با توان پایین میسر شده است. موتورهای القایی همواره یکی از اصلی‌ترین قسمت سیستم‌های محرکه‌ی الکتریکی بوده و هستند و به‌طور گسترده‌ای در صنایع مختلف است...
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In this paper, a new controller design approach for DC-DC flyback converter has been proposed and compared with classic controller design approach. The proposed controller design method has been innovated from the identification LS method that previously applied on parameter identification. The proposed method exchanges the controller design proble...
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In this paper, a new LMI-based control was introduced for state feedback designing of induction motor with uncertainty in presence of disturbances. To enhance the accuracy of the motor, the non-linear model was used. Also, load torque was added as system disturbance, and rotor and stator resistance are parameters with uncertainty. Simulation result...
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In this paper, a multi-leg based multi-drive configuration is presented to be used in multi AC drive applications such as the hot rolling mills. The proposed configuration enjoys compactness, fewer semiconductors, and lower drive cost compared with conventional topology, making it a promising approach. In a conventional rolling mill stand, an activ...
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In this paper, a non-linear generalized predictive control (NGPC) has been used for the stability analysis in a hybrid power system consisting of series and parallel compensators in the presence of wind farms. In this system, STATCOM has been used as a parallel compensator for improving reactive power of the wind farm, and HVDC is employed to impro...
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In this paper, a fault tolerant model predictive control scheme is proposed for wind turbines in the partial-load region to meet the control objectives in the presence of disturbances, uncertainties, sensor and actuator faults. The aim of wind turbine control systems in the partial-load region is to capture maximum power by tracking the optimal gen...
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The adequate design of sub‐transmission system leads to efficient economical and technical planning. However, the fast growth of electrical networks has brought more uncertainties to the planners. Failure in considering the uncertainties of both the size and location of load centers in substation expansion planning (SEP) may cause various consequen...
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In this paper, the highly acknowledged advantages of the Model Predictive Control (MPC) approach are utilized to regulate the wind turbines' output power in the partial load region. In this region, the purpose of the designed controller is to capture maximum power from the wind. When the wind speed is above rated wind speed (full load region), cont...
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A novel approach for increasing the sustainability and reliability of energy conversion in a wind turbine (WT) system in the presence of uncertainties/disturbances and sensors fault is proposed. To this aim, an active robust fault tolerant model predictive controller (FT‐MPC) is designed for WTs under partial load condition by combining the advanta...
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With regards to power consumption increase and emerging new distribution loads over the past years, substation expansion planning (SEP) is certainly an essential. However, uncertainty always causes inadequacy in long term planning. Therefore, bringing this matter under control is necessary. In this article, a new sub-transmission SEP approach is pr...
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LCL filters are used in grid-connected voltage source inverters (GC-VSIs) due to their lower cost and higher efficiency. These filters attenuate high order harmonics effectively; however, the grid impedance fluctuations (GIFs) may cause resonance and system instability. The GIF can reduce the resonance frequency to lower than a permissible threshol...
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The main objective of this study is to increase the power system oscillation damping in the presence of wind farms using flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS) devices and predictive control. The desired design is conducted to coordinate static synchronous compensator-static synchronous series compensator and rotor side converter...
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This paper proposed the stabilization control of the tension leg platform (TLP), which is one of the most common types of offshore floating wind turbines. The main problem which exists in the installation of this kind of turbines is how to control and float them on water owing to the collision of turbulent waves of the sea. For this purpose, to des...
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In this study, a multi-objective predictive control strategy is presented for the stability improvement of a power system in the presence of wind farms and STATCOM. The main contribution of this study is in the multi-objective consideration for controlling the active and reactive powers of the rotor-side converter in each of the induction generator...
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This study proposes an optimal voltage control scheme to deal with long-term voltage stability of power systems. The control of voltage is accomplished by model predictive control (MPC) scheme. The control objective function considers the control efforts and the difference between the predicted and reference voltages. Also, this study considers the...
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This paper presents an optimal coordinated voltage control scheme for preserving long-term voltage stability of power systems. Linear quadratic integral (LQI) controller is employed to construct this scheme. Also, this paper considers the detailed dynamic model of doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG) wind turbine, synchronous generators, over exci...
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This paper presents a new approach to designing a PID controller based on internal model control (IMC). For this purpose, the parameters of PID controller in the standard structure of IMC are calculated such that the gain crossover frequency, phase margin, and phase and amplitude of the open-loop system at various frequencies are separately adjuste...
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In this paper, a new method has been presented for differential protection of power transformers. In this approach, chaotic method has been used for distinguishing of inrush current from internal fault current of the transformer. The proposed algorithm has been designed based on analysis of harmonic components of the differential current of the tra...
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The present article aims to improve the small signal stability in a large‐scale network using model predictive control (MPC). The predictive strategy is based on the Laguerre function so as to reduce computational time in MPC and increase precise detection of control signals. This strategy is implemented in such a way to control the active and reac...
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The main requirement of the Wide-Area Monitoring System (WAMS) is to acquire the real-time measurement of state variables that can be provided by phasor measurement units (PMUs). In this condition, optimizing the PMU doesn't just depend on the number of require devices but there must be a mixture of different conditions including the balance betwee...
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The main objective of this paper that distinguishes it from other similar articles is to employ predictive control strategy to improve the stability of power systems (4- machines and 10-machine) in presence of wind farms based on Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG), using Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC) and Super Capacitor Energy Sto...
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This paper attempted to control a hybrid DC microgrid in islanded operation mode using decentralized power management strategies. Proposed adaptive I/V characteristic for hybrid photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage system (BESS) and wind turbine generator (WTG) adapts the distributed energy resources (DER) behavior independently in accordan...
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سیستم غیرخطی، تعلیق آهنربای الکتریکی، خطی سازی فیدبک، خطی سازی ورودی، خطی سازی خروجی
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Creation and installation of DG in distribution networks, a source of new challenges in maintaining and protecting the network that has attracted much attention in research and practice. In this regard, we need to all cases and incidents in the system are investigated and simulation. The purpose of the technical review and how to implement security...
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There is a lot of methods for controlling the speed and torque of an induction motor. Predictive Torque Control (PTC) was developed and used by many researchers in recent years. This method is very sensitive to parameter changes or any inaccuracy in the motor model. This paper suggests a new adaptive MRAS estimator for adjusting resistance and spee...
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This paper deals with the design of multi-machine power system stabilizers (PSSs) and Static var compensator (SVC) using Modified shuffled frog leaping algorithm (MSFLA). The effectiveness of the proposed scheme for optimal setting of the PSSs and SVC controllers has been attended. The PSSs and SVC controllers designing is converted to an optimizat...
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In the past few decades, increasing growth of wind power plants causes different problems for the power quality in the grid. Normal and transient impacts of these units on the power grid clearly indicate the need to improve the quality of the electricity generated by them in the design of such systems. Improving the efficiency of the large-scale wi...
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Forecasting the electric energy demand and identification of the trend of changes are the effective key factors in the planning and operation of the power network. The knowledge about electrical energy consumption is the basis for planning and deciding in power systems. In this paper by introducing a combination of wavelet transform and least error...
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This paper investigates Automatic Generation Control (AGC) of hydrothermal system under deregulated environment. A novel dual mode controller is used in AGC and the optimization process is done by Fuzzy Adaptive Bacterial Foraging Method (FABFM). The dynamic performance of the system with regard to peak time, overshoot and settling time has been im...
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The paper deals with the multilevel converters control strategy for photovoltaic system integrated in distribution grids. The proposed control scheme ensures the injection of the generated power in the distribution grid with fast dynamic response, while providing an additional active power filtering capability providing the required harmonic and re...
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In order to obtain a coordinated approach to integrate the increasing presence of distributed generation (DG) units in the electric power system, the micro-grid concept has been introduced. Since most DG units use a converter as an inter-face with the grid, new control strategies for these converters are being developed. This paper describes the ac...
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This paper proposes a Flexible Power Electronic Transformer (FPET) for the application in the micro-grids. The low frequency transformer is usually used at the Point of Common Coupling (PCC) to connect the low voltage grid and utility network to each other. The conventional 50Hz transformer results in enhanced low voltage-grid power management syst...
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It is the purpose of this paper to multiobjective design of the single-machine Power System Stabilizers (PSSs) using Imperialist Competition Algorithm (ICA). The ability of the proposed approach for optimal setting of the widely used Conventional Power System Stabilizers (CPSSs) has been attended. The PSSs parameters designing problem is converted...
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Power system restoration decision-making is one of the most important and indispensable issues for ensuring fast power supply restoration to end users. In recent years, the power industry around the globe has been undertaking an in-depth restructuring, and this has led to some new challenges to the problem of service restoration. Service restoratio...
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The penetration of DG systems in distribution systems can result in the increase of the short circuit current level. The application of the fault current limiter (FCL) would not only decrease the stress on network devices, but also can offer a connection to improve the reliability of the power system. There are various types of FCLs, which are made...
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Emerging of distributed generation (DG) into power system has affected the different aspects of the power systems planning and operation. One of these aspects, which is influenced by DG units, is the voltage and reactive power control in distribution networks. In this paper, Volt/Var control problem in the presence of DG is implemented in different...
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In this paper the Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm (SFLA) and Genetic Algorithm (GA) have been used for optimal placement of Distributed Generation (DG) in a primary distribution system to minimize the total real power loss. The SFLA and GA are used to determine optimal sizes and locations of multi-DGs to reduce the real power loss and improve the v...
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This paper presents an approach for designing Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC) using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm (BFA) for damping low frequency oscillations in a power system. The problem of UPFC-based damping controller is formulated as an optimization problem according to the eigen value-based objective function comprising the damping facto...
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Measurement of magnitude and frequency of the components of voltage flicker is very important for monitoring and controlling voltage flicker efficiently to improve the network power quality. This paper introduces a new method for measurement of multiple flicker signals parameters using particle swarm optimization based technique. In this paper, we...
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The Dynamic Voltage Restorer (DVR) is an equipment works based on power electronic devices which has been applied to protect the sensitive loads against voltage disturbance. This equipment is one of the instruments in Custom Power Park (CPP) which uses Distributed Generation (DG) source connected to DC bus to compensate the voltage sag of sensitive...
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Variable speed Wind turbines coupled with squirrel cage induction generators are vastly used in wind power plants. But, they suffer from some fundamental problems. If this type of wind turbines were is applied to remote areas, they cannot stabilize frequency and voltage of the grid in acceptable limits. Changes in load during one day also make this...
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This paper presents Optimal tuning of Proportional-Integral-Derivative Power System Stabilizers (PID-PSS) using evolutionary optimization algorithms. The problem of selecting the parameters of the PSS for a multi-machine power system is converted to an optimization problem with the eigenvalue-based objective function. Two well known heuristic optim...
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In this paper, Petri nets have been used for modeling and evaluating of protection schemes of electric power system. By this approach, the processing time of information is reduced and the accuracy of fault detection procedure is increased. Simulation results show that Petri nets make possible the statistical analyzing and evaluation of protection...
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This paper deals with designing of Power System Stabilizer (PSS) based on Imperialist Competitive Algorithm (ICA) to improve the stability of power system. The proposed algorithm has been applied on a Single Machine Infinite Bus (SMIB) system where the coefficients of PSS controller has been optimized by ICA. The system with proposed controller has...
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Power control of variable speed wind turbines coupled with squirrel cage induction generators is difficult and suffers from some fundamental problems. If this type of wind turbines are applied to remote areas, they cannot stabilize frequency and voltage of the grid in acceptable limits. Changes in the load during one day also make this problem hard...
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Sandia Frequency Shift (SFS) Islanding Detection Method (IDM) has been widely applied to inverter-based distributed generators due to its small Non-Detection Zone (NDZ). The NDZ of the SFS is highly depends on its design parameters. In this paper, a new hybrid islanding detection method has been introduced, which is based on SFS and Q-f droop curve...
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In this paper, a novel intelligent method is applied to the problem of optimal design hybrid power system for supplying the isolated load demand. The purpose of this design is to optimize the costs during the 20-year operation system. This system includes photovoltaic, wind and a lead-acid battery bank. Using optimization methods of Artificial Bee...
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In this paper a novel intelligent method is applied to the problem of optimal sizing and economic assessment in a hybrid power system such that the demand of residential area is met. The purpose of this design is minimization of total cost of the stand-alone hybrid system over its 20 years of operation. This system includes photovoltaic, wind turbi...
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Tuning of PID controller parameters is an important problem in control field. To solve this problem we used an Advanced Particle Swarm Optimization which is powerful stochastic evolutionary algorithm that is used to find the global optimum solution in search space. The proposed method has fast searching speed compared to standard PSO. Furthermore t...
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The study presents the general microgrid architecture of an optimal power management to evaluate potential economic, technical and environmental benefits. In this paper, the system model components from some real manufactural data are constructed. Also, the optimal operating strategy and cost optimization scheme using Shuffled Frog-Leaping Algorith...
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Fault detection in power systems, from the viewpoint of its required speed and accuracy, needs to be investigated yet. The hidden faults resulted from malfunctioning of circuit breakers and incorrect warnings of relays and happening of several faults, are the main difficulties in monitoring of power system. In this paper, Petri nets have been used...
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This paper focuses on designing of output feedback controller for PSS and TCSC based on genetic algorithm (GA) in order to damp the Low Frequency Oscillations (LFO). For this purpose a Single Machine Infinite Bus (SMIB) system with TCSC located at the terminal of generator has been considered. To earn the optimum values of the gains of the output f...
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In this paper, Petri nets have been used for modeling of the protection systems of power system. By this approach, the processing time of information is reduced and the accuracy of fault detection procedure is increased. Simulation results verifies that Petri nets make possible the statistical analyzing and evaluation of protection systems operatio...
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Induction generators have gained an important rule in many applications. These generators have a very wide rotor speed operation range and reactive power with non-linear characteristics. As a result the linear controllers which have been designed for an operating point don't show a properly function for controlling the generator outputs. In this pa...
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This paper proposes a new approach for expansion planning of sub-transmission System (SS). Distribution network (downward grid) is considered in the problem by modeling it as the load points, then Modified Mathematical Clustering Algorithm (MMCA) has been used for candidate selection of sub-transmission substations. Finally Genetic Algorithm (GA) i...
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This paper studies the general Microgrid architecture of an optimal power management to evaluate potential economic, technical and environmental benefits. In this context, the system model components from some real manufactured data are constructed. Also, the optimal operating strategy and cost optimization scheme using Bacterial Foraging Algorithm...
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Sandia Frequency Shift (SFS) Islanding Detection Method (IDM) has been widely applied to inverter-based distributed generators due to its small Non-Detection Zone (NDZ). In this paper, a new hybrid islanding detection method has been introduced, which is based on SFS and Q-f droop curve methods. The optimal SFS configuration is calculated by using...
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Nowadays, small generators called Distributed Generation (DG) has provided new options in the design of electric networks. In this paper, the presence of distributed generation is regarded as an alternative for supplying the load of sub-transmission system. The effects of DG on expansion planning of sub-transmission system such as costs and losses...