R. Anandhakumar

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This paper proposes an Artificial Bee Colony (ABC) algorithm to Generator Maintenance Scheduling (GMS) in competitive market. In the regulated market the problem of generating optimal maintenance schedules of generating units for the purpose of maximizing economic benefits and improving reliable operation of a power system, subject to satisfying system(More)
In order to enhance the performance and lifetime of any equipment, maintenance is essential. The major power system components including generators and transmission lines require periodical maintenance and in this regard, the present work details Integrated Maintenance Scheduling (IMS) for the secure operation. The IMS problem has been formulated as a(More)
This paper presents Water Evaporation Optimization (WEO) algorithm for solving Economic Dispatch (ED) problem with multiple fuel options. The objective of the problem is to identify the most economical fuel for each generating unit in order to minimize the total fuel cost while satisfying system constraints. The valve point loading effects should also be(More)
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