A comparison of different methodologies for rating definition in overhead lines

R. Martínez, A. Arroyo, M. Mañana, P. Bernardo, R. Mínguez, R. Garrote



The grid integration of renewable energy supposes an important problem to deal with for Distributor System Operators (DSO). Distributor and transmission system operators have been using static rates for a long time to manage electric systems. Currently operators deal with one, annual, static rate or four, seasonal, static rates. This paper is devoted to the analysis of a real case of ampacity management in a 132 kV overhead line for the purpose of stablishing new static rates based on different temporal intervals.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ),Vol. 1, Nº. 14
Pages:806-810 Date of Publication: 2016/5/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2016/5/4
REF:470-16 Issue Date: May 2016
DOI:10.24084/repqj14.470 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

R. Martínez(1), A. Arroyo(1), M. Mañana(1), P. Bernardo(1), R. Mínguez(2), R. Garrote(2)
1. Department of Electrical and Energy Engineering. E.T.S.I.I.T., Cantabria University, Santander. Spain
2. Viesgo Distribución S.L. Spain

Key words

Ampacity, static rate, grid integration, dynamic management.


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