Solving Short Term Multi Chain Hydrothermal Scheduling Problem by Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm

Authors(3) :-S. M. Abdelmaksoud, Ayman Y. Yousef, H. A. Henry

This paper presents an artificial bee colony algorithm for solving optimal short term hydrothermal scheduling problem. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm, hydrothermal test system consists of three thermal units and four cascaded hydro power plants has been tested. The valve point loading effect is taken into consideration. In order to show the feasibility and robustness of the proposed algorithm, a wide range of thermal and hydraulic constraints are taken into consideration. The numerical results obtained by ABC algorithm are compared with those obtained from other methods such as genetic algorithm (GA), simulated annealing (SA), evolutionary programming (EP) and constriction factor based particle swarm optimization (CFPSO) technique to reveal the validity and verify the feasibility of the proposed method. The experimental results indicate that the proposed algorithm can obtain better schedule results with minimum execution time when compared to other methods.

Authors and Affiliations

S. M. Abdelmaksoud
Department of Electrical Engineering Faculty of Engineering at Shoubra, Benha University, Cairo, Egypt
Ayman Y. Yousef
Department of Electrical Engineering Faculty of Engineering at Shoubra, Benha University, Cairo, Egypt
H. A. Henry
Department of Electrical Engineering Faculty of Engineering at Shoubra, Benha University, Cairo, Egypt

Hydrothermal Generation Scheduling, Artificial Bee Colony, Valve Point Loading Effect

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 3 | July-August 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-08-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 87-95
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151317
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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S. M. Abdelmaksoud, Ayman Y. Yousef, H. A. Henry, " Solving Short Term Multi Chain Hydrothermal Scheduling Problem by Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.87-95, July-August-2015.
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