Minimizing Daily Electricity Cost Using Bird Chase Scheme with Electricity Management Controller in a Smart Home

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 926)


Integration of Demand Side Management (DSM) strategies within Smart Grid (SG) helps the utilities to mange and control the power consumer load to meet the power demand. Schemes adapted by DSM are used for reducing the load on utilities at peak time, which is achieved by managing the user appliances according to the changes in load on utility and individual smart home. This work is focused on hourly scheduling of the appliances being used in a smart home targeting the daily electricity cost minimization. A new heuristic scheme is introduced for hourly appliances scheduling on user side in this paper. The proposed scheme works at the electricity management controller level, installed in a smart home, within a SG infrastructure. The proposed scheme results are compared with other heuristic schemes as well. From extensive simulations it is depicted that proposed scheme performs best and outperforms other schemes in term of electricity cost minimization.


STLF Smart grid Xgboost Machine learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.Quaid-i-Azam University IslamabadIslamabadPakistan

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