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Two-Step Optimal Thermal Generation Scheduling
Automatica
  • B Fardanesh, Cleveland State University
  • F. Eugenio Villaseca, Cleveland State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-1-1986
Abstract
A new approach to the solution of the optimal thermal generation scheduling problem is presented. The problem is solved in two steps. As a first step, the optimal production schedule for the next day is obtained based on a daily load forecast, reserve capacity requirements, and present status of generating units. The second-step algorithm uses the results of the first step and adjusts the previous schedule to meet new constraints developed during the course of the day. Variable truncation dynamic programming is proposed as a new method to reduce computation effort. To eliminate the need for solving the entire problem again in the second step, a new technique that limits the solution space to be searched is presented. Use of approach is illustrated via examples.
DOI
10.1016/0005-1098(86)90034-8
Version
Postprint
Citation Information
Fardanesh, B., , & Villaseca, F. (1986). Two-step optimal thermal generation scheduling. Automatica, 22(3), 361-366. doi:10.1016/0005-1098(86)90034-8