An economic approach for optimum long-term plant mix choice

  • M. F. Allam
  • M. M. Ali
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 84)


This paper introduces on application of linear programming to power system long-term generation expansion planning. A mathematical determinstic LP model is proposed and implemented to determine the optimum mix generation for such systems for a long-term plan. The model objective is to justify the construction of group of plants of particular types and sizes at certain locations which are committed by a long term strategy, to supply the system estimoted demand to the end of a planning period.


Power System Planning Period Linear Programming Model Domestic Consumer Total Energy Demand 
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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Allam
    • 1
  • M. M. Ali
    • 2
  1. 1.Elect. Eng. Dept. Faculty of EngineeringAlexandria University, El-HadaraAlexandriaEgypt
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringMonofia UniversityShibin El-ComEgypt

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