Stochastic Programming for Energy Plant Operation

  • Tomoki Fukuba
  • Takayuki ShiinaEmail author
  • Ken-ichi Tokoro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11436)


A stochastic programming model of the operation of energy plants with the introduction of photovoltaic generation and a storage battery is developed. The uncertainty of the output of the photovoltaic generation is represented by a set of discrete scenarios, and the expected value of the operation cost is minimized. The effectiveness of the stochastic programming model by comparing it with the deterministic model is shown. As an economic evaluation, the recovery period for the initial investment of photovoltaic generation and storage battery is also shown.


Stochastic programming Optimization Energy plant Operational planning Photovoltaic generation Unit commitment problem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomoki Fukuba
    • 1
  • Takayuki Shiina
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ken-ichi Tokoro
    • 2
  1. 1.Waseda UniversityShinjukuJapan
  2. 2.Central Research Institute of Electric Power IndustryYokosukaJapan

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