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Supply demand matching in resource constrained electricity systems

Balachandra, P and Chandru, Vijay (2003) Supply demand matching in resource constrained electricity systems. In: Energy Conversion and Management, 44 (3). pp. 411-437.

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Abstract

This paper describes an integrated mathematical modeling approach to minimize the social cost of dynamically matching electricity supply with demand in the context of resource constrained electricity systems. We present a linear programming formulation of this optimization problem in which the temporal and structural variations in demand are captured through representative daily load curves. The utility focused alternatives, viz. supply, non-supply and new supply of electricity are considered for obtaining supply demand matching. Implementation of such an approach is demonstrated through a case study of the electricity system of Karnataka (a state in India). The analyses presented include a base case (1993–1994) and three scenarios.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this articles belongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: Energy;Rational models;Resource constraints;Electricity rationing;Linear programming;Electricity demand; Electricity planning
Department/Centre: Division of Information Sciences > Management Studies
Date Deposited: 31 May 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:28
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/7222

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