Framework for distributed generation planning troughout nonconnected areas

  • Gabriel Jaime Correa-Henao Ph.D. en Ingeniería Eléctrica, Fundación Universitaria Luis Amigó Medellín
  • Juan Carlos Rojas-Zerpa Ph.D. en Energías Renovables, Universidad de los Andes Mérida
Keywords: Distributed generation, decision making, multiobjective analysis, AHP, VIKOR


The authors present a suitable methodology to support designing, development and implementation in a Multicriteria Decision Making (MCDM) environment. This is done in order to perform planning of a power supply system that takes into account variables that boost local development of small rural or remote areas, specifically through a case study in the eastern plains of Colombia. The use of two well-known techniques such as Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and VIKOR techniques are applied as a new method to develop planning of distributed generation systems. Such method considers the inclusion of technical, economic, social and environmental aspects in order to guide planning tasks. In this proposal, decision makers are able to compare the performing of power systems, by either investing in electric distribution grid extension or by installing distributed generation electric systems.


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Correa-Henao, G., & Rojas-Zerpa, J. (2017). Framework for distributed generation planning troughout nonconnected areas. ITECKNE, 14(1), 70 - 87.
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