Development of a metering system to evaluate power distribution losses

E. A. Silva, O. H.A. Junior, A. D. Spacek, J. D. Spacek, J. M. Neto, L. F. Venturini, V. L. Coelho, A. A. Tavares, M. Sunada, Juan Carlos Cutipa Luque

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Abstract

This work focuses on the development of a metering system that will be used to evaluate power distribution losses. The data information used by the metering system is recorded with digital metering devices, installed over the electrical network. A metering device records some critical information relative to the electrical network and sends it to a workstation via remote wireless communication. The practical issues over implementation are discussed and analyses of precision over standard measurement equipment are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Article number363
Pages (from-to)470-473
Number of pages4
JournalRenewable Energy and Power Quality Journal
Volume1
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This Project is being developed under the Coopera R&D program which is regulated by ANEEL (5370-0002-2012). The authors would like to thank to the Federation of Cooperatives of Energy of Santa Catarina State (FECOERUSC) for supporting and facilities.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015, European Association for the Development of Renewable Energy, Environment and Power Quality (EA4EPQ). All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Instrumentation
  • Low voltage
  • Power distribution
  • Smartgrid
  • Zigbee

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