1. Presenting a Practical Way to Preprocess the Raw Data of Smart Meters and Calculate the Load Duration Curve

Hassan Majidi; Mahdi Emadaleslami; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam

Volume 10, Issue 02 , Spring 2021, , Pages 45-50

  In recent years, due to developments in the electricity industry, the use of smart meters has increased worldwide. Smart meters allow the collection of large amounts of microdata on power consumption. The data collected by smart meters can be used in various cases. Since the load duration curve is of ...  Read More

2. A Machine Learning Approach to Detect Energy Fraud in Smart Distribution Network

Mahdi Emadaleslami; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam

Volume 10, Issue 02 , Spring 2021, , Pages 59-66

  Electricity utility have long sought to identify and reduce energy fraud as a significant part of non-technical losses (NTL). Generally, to determine customer’s honesty in consumption on-site inspection is vital. Since, inspecting all customers is expensive, utilities look for new ways to reduce ...  Read More

3. Opportunities and Obstacles in Utilizing the Renewable Electric Power Resources in Iran

Hasan Mobini; Mohammad Reza Haghifam

Volume 10, Issue 01 , Winter 2021, , Pages 1-6

  Energy supply has currently become one of the most strategic and critical issues of human societies; as many political, economic and social challenges have been directly or indirectly related to the energy crisis over the past few decades. Given that the energy sector has the greatest impact on increasing ...  Read More

4. A New Approach for Planning a Hybrid AC/DC Distribution Network Using Gray Wolf Optimization Algorithm

Reza Khalilzadeh; Hassan Majidi; M.-R Haghifam

Volume 09, Issue 03 , Summer 2020, , Pages 89-96

  In this paper, the Gray Wolf Optimization Algorithm (GWO) will be used for planning a hybrid AC/DC distribution network, and results from the economical and technical point of view will be compared to those of conventional methods, such as Genetic Algorithm (GA). In the proposed model, the objective ...  Read More

5. Flexible Scheduling of Active Distribution Networks for Market Participation with Considering DGs Availability

Milad Hoseinpour; M.-R Haghifam

Volume 06, Issue 01 , Winter 2017, , Pages 7-13

  The availability of sufficient and economic online capacity to support the network while encountering disturbances and failures leading to supply and demand imbalance has a crucial role in today distribution networks with high share of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), especially Renewable Energy ...  Read More

6. Scheduling of Residential Multiclass Appliances in Smart Homes UsingV2H Capability of Electric Vehicle

Zahra Sabouri; Mahmoodreza Haghifam

Volume 05, Issue 03 , Summer 2016, , Pages 125-131

  With the aim of reducing cost of electricity consumption and peak load reduction, tools requirement for better managing electricity consumption have become inevitable in recent years. Smart home has some equipment which are controllable and this ability is used for increasing comfort and minimizing electricity ...  Read More

7. Multi-objective Dynamic Planning of Substations and Primary Feeders Considering Uncertainties and Reliability

Masoumeh Karimi; Mahmoud Reza Haghifam

Volume 05, Issue 02 , Spring 2016, , Pages 59-73

  This research uses a comprehensive method to solve a combinatorial problem of distribution network expansion planning (DNEP) problem. The proposed multi-objective scheme aims to improve power system's accountability and system performance parameters, simultaneously, in the lowest possible costs. The ...  Read More

8. Effect of Distributed Energy Resources in Energy Hubs on Load and Loss Factors of Energy Distribution Networks

Samaneh Pazouki; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam

Volume 04, Issue 01 , Winter 2015, , Pages 37-43

  In this paper, an attempt has been made to introduce a new control strategy including Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) and Diesel engine generator to control the voltage and frequency of autonomous microgrids. The proposed control strategy has multiple advantages over the recent control methods ...  Read More

9. Significant Characteristics of Multi Carrier Energy Networks for Integration of Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Electric Distribution Network

Samaneh Pazouki; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam

Volume 03, Issue 02 , Spring 2014, , Pages 87-91

  One of the big concerns of big cities is facing with the increase of fossil fuel vehicles in the roads. The cars intensify greenhouse gas emission in civic centers. One approach to reduce the emission is replacing the cars by Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs). In spite of reducing the emission, PEVs have ...  Read More

10. Effect of Wind Turbine, Solar Cells and Storages in Short Term Operation of Coupled Electricity and Gas Infrastructures in Different Climates

Samaneh Pazouki; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam; Javad Olamaei

Volume 02, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 159-165

  The biggest challenges faced in big cities are greenhouse gas emission and growing energy needs. Efficient utilization of existing infrastructures has a prominent role in response to the challenges. Energy hub approach embraces performance of different energy networks. Energy hub is defined as a super ...  Read More

11. Optimal Placement of Substations Based on Economic and Technical Risk Management

Amir Navakhah; MahmoudReza Haghifam; Soudabe Soleymani

Volume 02, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 1-9

  Design and expansion of distribution systems seems inevitable in view of the need to satisfy the rise in energy consumption in a technical and economical way. Optimal location, sizing and determining the service area of substations is one of the principle problems in expansion of distribution systems. ...  Read More

12. A New Real-Time Pricing Scheme Considering Smart Building Energy Management System

Mohammad-Hossein Shariatkhah; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam; Mohammad-Kazem Sheikh-El-Eslami

Volume 02, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 17-22

  Real-time pricing schemes make the customers to feel the energy price volatility and improve their load profiles. However, these schemes have no significant effect on demand-side uncertainty reduction. In this paper, considering smart grid infrastructures and smart building Energy Management System (EMS), ...  Read More

13. Congestion Management in Electricity Markets Using Demand Response Programs and Series FACTS Devices

Mohammad Moradi; MahmoudReza Haghifam; Soudabe Soleymani

Volume 01, Issue 03 , Summer 2012, , Pages 149-159

  In today’s restructured environment, congestion management plays an essential role in power system operation. Different methods are presented and discussed in this respect for congestion management in short-term and long-term intervals. It is attempted in the present paper to investigate the impact ...  Read More

14. Loss of Load Expectation Assessment in Deregulated Power Systems Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Intelligent Systems

H Haroonabadi; M.-R Haghifam

Volume 01, Issue 01 , Winter 2012, , Pages 17-25

  Deregulation policy has caused some changes in the concepts of power systems reliability assessment and enhancement. In this paper, generation reliability is considered, and a method for its assessment using intelligent systems is proposed. Also, because of power market and generators’ forced ...  Read More