Advertisement

Current and Future Challenges for Production Planning Systems

  • Torben Franch
  • Max Scheidt
  • Günter Stock
Part of the Energy Systems book series (ENERGY)

Summary

This article elaborates on the coming challenges production planning departments in utilities are facing in the near and remote future. Firstly, we will motivate the complexity of production planning, followed by a general solution approach to this task. The development of a new generation of energy management tools seems necessary to fulfill the need to handle uncertainty and eventually cover stochastic processes in energy planning. These new energy management systems have to include complex workflows and different methods and tools into the planning process.

Key words

Energy management Uncertainty in energy planning 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    L. Ilie, A. Horobet, and C. Popescu. Liberalization and regulation in the EU energy market. Technical Report 6419, Munich Personal RePEc Archive, October 2007. http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/6419/Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    M. Scheidt. Agent-based simulation of liberalized electricity markets. Proceedings of The second Asia-Pacific Conference of International Agent Technology (IAT01), pages 505–510, September 2001Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    M. Scheidt, T. Jung, and P. Malinowski. Integrated power station operation optimization—BoFiT and Vattenfall Europe case study. Proceedings of International Conference The European Electricity Market EEM-04, September 2004Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    M. Scheidt and B. Kozlowski. Risikoorientierte Optimierung: Die Suche nach dem effizienten Portfolio. e|m|w, (5):43–48, 2004. (in German)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    G. Stock and M. Henle. Integration “Virtueller Kraftwerke” in Querverbund-systeme. Euroheat and Power, Fernwärme international, 31(3):58–63, 2002. (in German)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    G. Stock, H. Kohlmeier, and A. Ressenig. Kostentransparenz durch Energieman-agement: Stadtwerke München optimieren Energieerzeugung. BWK, 55(3):32–36, 2003. (in German)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Torben Franch
    • 1
  • Max Scheidt
    • 2
  • Günter Stock
    • 3
  1. 1.ProCom GmbHAachenGermany
  2. 2.ProCom GmbHAachenGermany
  3. 3.AachenGermany

Personalised recommendations