Parallel Machine Scheduling Under Time-of-Use Electricity Prices: New Models and Optimization Approaches

The industrial sector is one of the largest energy consumers in the world. To alleviate the grid's burden during peak hours, time-of-use (TOU) electricity pricing has been implemented in many countries around the globe to encourage manufacturers to shift their electricity usage from peak periods to off-peak periods. In this paper, we study the unrelated… (More)