Bees Algorithm Based Solution of Non-Convex Dynamic Power Dispatch Issues in Thermal Units

Samreen Naeem, Aqib Ali


The goal of Dynamic Power Dispatch (DPD) is to programmed generator power in accordance with projected load demand for a set period of time in order to run an electrical system as efficiently as possible within its operational restrictions. To tackle the DPD problem, a honey bee search optimization (HBSO) approach is used to model honey bee behavior and activity during foraging. The HBSO algorithm strikes a compromise between research space exploration and exploitation. In comparison to other procedures, HBSO is not affected by control factors. The ramp rate check, rectified sine impact, smoothness restriction, and disparity are all present in a genuine power system and are included in the DPD formulation. A test case of the 6-unit DPD problem is explored to represent the efficiency of the HBSO method, and a reduced 66% fuel cost is attained when compared to another approach.


Non-Convex, Power Dispatch, HBSO, Thermal Units.

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