The paper presents an analysis methodology for a single-line-to-ground fault, occurring at a secondary MV/LV substation in a power network formed by a HV7MV station, feeding, through a MV tri-phase cable line, N MV/LV substations whose earth electrodes are interconnected by bare buried conductors. Preliminary explayning the methodology, earth buried conductors are studied in their double function of earth electrodes and connection elements between earthing grids, both in absence and in presence of other interfering conductors. Subsequently is analyzed, with a distributed parameters approach, the system constituted by an earth buried conductor and a MV tri-phase cable line. The equations that describe system behaviour are solved with the decoupling method of Modal Analysis. The proposed methodology allows to determinate the currents injected in the ground by the buried conductor and by the earth electrodes of the substations, as a consequence of an earth fault, whichever is the faulty substation. A numerical example clarifies the presented methodology. © 2003 IEEE.
|Numero di pagine||8|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2003|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Energy Engineering and Power Technology
- Fuel Technology