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A MILP decomposition approach to large scale optimization in structural design of energy supply systems
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An optimal structural design method is proposed to determine the structures of energy supply systems in consideration of their multi-period operation to derive a suboptimal solution close to the optimal one in a short computation time. Expand
Optimal unit sizing of cogeneration systems in consideration of uncertain energy demands as continuous random variables
Abstract An optimal unit sizing method for cogeneration systems is proposed using energy demands as continuous random variables. In this method, design variables such as equipment capacities andExpand
A Revised Decomposition Method for MILP Problems and Its Application to Operational Planning of Thermal Storage Systems
A revised decomposition method for solving large-scale mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) problems with block angular structure is presented to efficiently conduct the operational planning ofExpand
Impacts of time-of-use rates on the optimal sizing and operation of cogeneration systems
For customers with a cogeneration system (CGS), a mixed-integer programming and nonlinear programming model was used to examine effects of time-of-use (TOU) rates on the optimal operation of theExpand
Optimization of energy supply systems by MILP branch and bound method in consideration of hierarchical relationship between design and operation
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A MILP method utilizing the hierarchical relationship between design and operation variables is proposed to solve the optimal design problem of energy supply systems efficiently and the validity and effectiveness of the proposed method are clarified. Expand
A revised method for robust optimal design of energy supply systems based on minimax regret criterion
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The validity and effectiveness of the revised optimal design method and features of the robust optimal design are clarified and the gas turbine cogeneration system is compared with a conventional energy supply system using the proposed comparison method. Expand
Development of a domestic hot water demand prediction model based on a bottom-up approach for residential energy management systems
Abstract An energy management system (EMS) that controls energy equipment in residential dwellings contributes to energy conservation and cost reduction. A hot energy demand prediction method isExpand
Sensitivity analysis in structure optimization of energy supply systems for a hospital
Abstract In this paper, the method of rationally determining the system structure and operational strategies is proposed for the energy supply system for a hospital based on the optimizationExpand
Optimal management of multiple heat sources in a residential area by an energy management system
An energy management system (EMS) that achieves optimal operation by combining heat sources with different characteristics and using energy interchanges between residential dwellings was developed.Expand
Optimal structural design of residential cogeneration systems with battery based on improved solution method for mixed-integer linear programming
An optimal structural design model of residential cogeneration systems with a battery is developed using an MILP (mixed-integer linear programming) approach. A battery is introduced as a deviceExpand
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