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The main feature of solving Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch Problem (ORPD) is to minimize the real power loss and also to keep the voltage profile within the specified limits. Human society is a complex group which is more effective than other animal groups. Therefore, if one algorithm mimics the human society, the effectiveness maybe more robust than other swarm intelligent algorithms which are inspired by other animal groups. So in this paper Social Emotional Optimization Algorithm (SEOA) has been utilized to solve ORPD problem. The proposed algorithm (SEOA) has been validated, by applying it on standard IEEE 30 bus test system. The results have been compared to other heuristics methods and the proposed algorithm converges to best solution.


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Lenin, K. (2015). Social Emotional Optimization Algorithm for Solving Optimal Reactive Power Dispatch Problem. International Journal of Students’ Research in Technology & Management, 2(3), 129-133. Retrieved from


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