Scheduling Planned Maintenance of the National Grid

  title={Scheduling Planned Maintenance of the National Grid},
  author={William B. Langdon},
  booktitle={Evolutionary Computing, AISB Workshop},
The maintenance of the high voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales (the National Grid) is planned so as to minimise costs taking into account: { location and size of demand for electricity, { generator capacities and availabilities, { electricity carrying capacity of the remainder of the network, i.e. that part not undergoing maintenance. This complex optimization and scheduling problem is currently performed manually (computerised viability checks can be performed after… CONTINUE READING
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