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A Solution for Environmental Constrained Economic Dispatch Problems using Honey Bee Algorithm

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 47 - Number 22
Year of Publication: 2012
H. Vennila
T. Ruban Deva Prakash

H Vennila and Ruban Deva T Prakash. Article: A Solution for Environmental Constrained Economic Dispatch Problems using Honey Bee Algorithm. International Journal of Computer Applications 47(22):13-17, June 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {H. Vennila and T. Ruban Deva Prakash},
	title = {Article: A Solution for Environmental Constrained Economic Dispatch Problems using Honey Bee Algorithm},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {47},
	number = {22},
	pages = {13-17},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, honey bee algorithm is proposed to optimise the economic and emission dispatch problems in power systems effectively. This optimization method focuses the global solution in a sense that a generation company need carry out the cost reduction and emission reduction under competitive environment. In recent years increasing of thermal power plants air pollution and concentration of carbon dioxide emission leads to the global warming. This paper solves the economic dispatch and the combined economic and emission dispatch problem considering both ramp rate and valve point loading effect. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method Economic & Emission dispatch problems are tested in 6 bus and 10 unit test system and comparisons was made with other optimization techniques.


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