Solving Economic Load Dispatch Problem Using Particle Swarm Optimization Technique

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Hardiansyah 1,* Junaidi 1 Yohannes MS 1

1. Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Tanjungpura, Pontianak, Indonesia

* Corresponding author.


Received: 15 Mar. 2012 / Revised: 17 Jul. 2012 / Accepted: 3 Sep. 2012 / Published: 8 Nov. 2012

Index Terms

Economic Load Dispatch, Particle Swarm Optimization, Quadratic Programming


Economic load dispatch (ELD) problem is a common task in the operational planning of a power system, which requires to be optimized. This paper presents an effective and reliable particle swarm optimization (PSO) technique for the economic load dispatch problem. The results have been demonstrated for ELD of standard 3-generator and 6-generator systems with and without consideration of transmission losses. The final results obtained using PSO are compared with conventional quadratic programming and found to be encouraging.

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Hardiansyah, Junaidi, Yohannes MS, "Solving Economic Load Dispatch Problem Using Particle Swarm Optimization Technique", International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications(IJISA), vol.4, no.12, pp.12-18, 2012. DOI:10.5815/ijisa.2012.12.02


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