
Testcase 
Number of
Buses / Feeders / Tie swicthes

Source

Comments

1

bus_13_3

13/3/3

S. Civanlar, J.J. Grainger, H.
Yin, S.S.H. Lee, Distribution feeder reconfiguration for loss
reduction, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp.
12171223, July 1988. 
This testcase is known as the
"Civanlar's system" 
2

bus_29_1

29/1/1

U. Eminoglu, M.H. Hocaoglu, A
new power flow method for radial distribution systems including voltage
dependent load models, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 76, No.
13, pp. 106114, Sep. 2005.

This testcase is known as the
"IEEE 30
bus system" 
3

bus_32_1

32/1/5

M.E. Baran, F.F. Wu, Network
reconfiguration in distribution systems for loss reductionand load
balancing, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.
1401140, Apr. 1989.

This testcase is known as the
"Baran's system" 
4

bus_83_11

83/11/13

C.T. Su, C.F. Chang, J.P.
Chiou, Distribution network reconfiguration for loss reduction by ant
colony search algorithm, Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 75, No.
23, pp. 190199, Aug. 2005.


5

bus_135_8

135/8/21

M.A.N. Guimaraes, C.A. Castro,
Reconfiguration of Distribution Dystems for Loss Reduction Using Tabu
Search, 15th Power System Computation Conference  PSCC, Vol. 1,
pp.16,
Aug. 2005.

Modified to 8 feeders by removal
of the superfeeder

6

bus_201_3

201/3/15

M.A.N. Guimaraes, C.A. Castro,
Reconfiguration of Distribution Dystems for Loss Reduction Using Tabu
Search, 15th Power System Computation Conference  PSCC, Vol. 1,
pp.16,
Aug. 2005. 
Modified to 3 feeders by removal
of the superfeeder 
7

bus_873_7

873/7/27

NDSU Power Group

Hypothetical testcase created
using data from testcases 5 and 6 
8

bus_10476_84

10476/84/260

NDSU Power Group 
Hypothetical testcase created
using data from testcases 5 and 6 