International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2022, 4(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2022.040603.

## Method of the Earth Fault Location in Power Distribution Network Besed on Mearing Earth Conductor Current

Author(s)

Bo Yang, Chen Yang, Yang Zhou, Jun Xu, Yang Gao, Bo Li

Corresponding Author:
Bo Yang
Affiliation(s)

State Grid Suzhou Power Supply Company, Suzhou, 215000, Jiangsu, China

### Abstract

The copper foil shielding layer and armoring layer of the three-core cable and the grounding electrode of the distribution network constitute the grounding network of the distribution network. When a grounding fault occurs in the power grid, a regular ground current distribution is formed in the grounding network. .This paper analyzes the distribution law of the ground wire current in the arc suppression coil and resistance grounded distribution network: for the distribution network with the neutral point through the arc suppression coil and resistance grounded, the active component of the ground wire current of all cable segments without ground faults is Pass-through, that is, the active components of the ground current at the head and end of the cable are equal in magnitude and in the same direction; the sum of the active components of the ground current at the head and end of the ground fault cable segment is equal to the active component of the fault current at the ground fault point. According to this distribution law, this paper proposes a ground fault location method in which the neutral point is grounded by the arc suppression coil and resistance grounded grid, and its effectiveness is verified by simulation.

### Keywords

Distribution Network, Ground Fault, Ground Current, Arc Suppression Coil Grounding System, Ground Fault Location

### Cite This Paper

Bo Yang, Chen Yang, Yang Zhou, Jun Xu, Yang Gao, Bo Li. Method of the Earth Fault Location in Power Distribution Network Besed on Mearing Earth Conductor Current. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 6: 15-21. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2022.040603.

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