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Optimal Power Generation in Microgrid System Using Particle Swarm Optimization

  • M. N. AbdullahEmail author
  • N. F. A. Mohd Azlan
  • W. M. Dahalan
  • N. F. Naswan
  • R. Hamdan
  • M. N. Ismail
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

This paper presents an application of Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) algorithm for minimizing the total generation cost in microgrid system within 24 h. The microgrid system consists of conventional and renewable energy power plants are considered in this project. The main objective is to minimize the generation cost while satisfied the load demand and system constraints. This case study consists of three fuel cells, two diesel generators and two wind turbines. The proposed PSO algorithm has been simulated in Matlab software to determine optimal generation cost. The results are compared with other existing algorithms to validate performances of PSO in term of minimizing generation cost in microgrid. It found that the PSO algorithm gives the lower optimal cost compared to other methods.

Keywords

Generation scheduling Microgrid Particle swarm optimization Renewable energy 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors gratefully appreciate the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) under Incentive Grant Scheme for Publication (U684) and Department of Marine Electrical and Electronic Technology, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology for supporting this research work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. N. Abdullah
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. F. A. Mohd Azlan
    • 1
  • W. M. Dahalan
    • 2
  • N. F. Naswan
    • 1
  • R. Hamdan
    • 1
  • M. N. Ismail
    • 1
  1. 1.Green and Sustainable Energy (GSEnergy) Focus Group, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Tun Hussein Onn MalaysiaParit Raja, Batu PahatMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Marine Electrical and Electronic TechnologyUniversiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering TechnologyLumutMalaysia

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