Dynamic Economic Dispatch Solution with Firefly Algorithm Considering Ramp Rate Limit’s and Line Transmission Losses

  • H. Mostefa
  • B. Mahdad
  • K. Srairi
  • N. MancerEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


The practical dynamic economic dispatch (DED), with consideration of valve-point effects and ramp rate limit’s, considered as a non-linear constrained optimization problem. In this paper, a new strategy optimization based Firefly algorithm is proposed to solve this problem. To illustrate of the efficiency of the proposed algorithm, a comparative study between other algorithms is applied. The obtained results show clearly the potential of the investigation strategy based the proposed algorithm with a qualitative calculated solution and converging characteristics.


Dynamic economic dispatch Valve-point effects Ramp rate limit Algorithm Particle swarm optimization Biogeography based optimization Transmission line losses 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity BiskraBiskraAlgeria
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringConstantine 1 UniversityConstantineAlgeria

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