Evaluation of Using High Capacity Conductors in the Increase of the Capacity of Power Transmission of Lines

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One of the methods of increasing the capacity of power transmission of lines is the use of high capacity conductors. High capacity conductors remove the need to construction of new lines and it is installed on the exiting poles and towers without the need to change them. Therefore, in addition to the ability to supply high power, they are economical as well. In this paper, in terms of efficiency and economic issues, using high capacity conductors and construction of new lines were compared. The losses of transmission between the two methods are reviewed by considering the 400 KV line of Sirjan – Bandar Abbas and by running it in the environment of MATLAB.


High Capacity Conductors, Establishment of a new line, Increase of the Capacity of Power Transmission

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