Title: Combined static economic and emission dispatch by improved moth optimisation with valve point loading

Authors: H. Vennila; R. Rajesh

Addresses: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Rohini College of Engineering and Technology, Paulkulam, India ' Rohini College of Engineering and Technology, Anjugramam, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: This paper aims to find an optimum solution for the problem by the use of an algorithm inspired by the flight pattern of moths. Like a moth drawn to a flame, this algorithm zones in on the optimal solution, to minimise fuel cost as well as shrink emission of harmful gases. Moth flame optimisation is a simple and robust method to discover the optimal solution in a vast search space. Thus, by implementing a heuristic algorithm like improved moth flame optimisation, the complex problem of finding the power to be generated by each generator in a power system can be vastly simplified and the optimal result can be easily and efficiently obtained.

Keywords: economic dispatch; emission dispatch; improved moth flame; heuristic algorithm.

DOI: 10.1504/IJENM.2019.100542

International Journal of Enterprise Network Management, 2019 Vol.10 No.2, pp.152 - 161

Received: 16 Nov 2018
Accepted: 16 Jan 2019

Published online: 27 Jun 2019 *

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