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The Importance of Technical Distribution Network Limits In Dynamic Operating Envelopes
End-users more often decide to invest in distributed generation (DG) units that help them in decreasing electricity bills and allow them to become a market player by selling the excess produced electricity. However, the installation of DG is often limited by technical constraints of the network, standards, and national grid codes. As a method for removing the mentioned obstacles, the potential of dynamic operating envelopes (DOEs) is recently becoming recognized as a way for maximizing the benefits of installing DG. In this paper, we present an improvement of the already developed models that often neglect voltage unbalance constraints or are not based on an optimization approach. To test the model, two realistic case studies are defined. The results show that not all technical constraints are equally important, that the voltage unbalance constraint impacts the calculated DOEs for single-phase installed DG units, and that neglecting the temporal and spatial component in determining the limitation power is inadequate.