Current and Future Challenges for Production Planning Systems
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 wordsEnergy management Uncertainty in energy planning
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