AM  Vol.5 No.15 , August 2014
Predispatch of Hydroelectric Power Systems with Modifications in Network Topologies
ABSTRACT

In this article, the primal-dual interior-point methods are used to minimize costs and losses in a predispatch model for the generation and transmission of direct current (DC) power flow in a hydroelectric system with pre-programmed manipulations; i.e., in cases of preventive maintenance, within a period of twenty-four hours. From the computational standpoint, the effort required to solve a problem with and without manipulations is similar, and the reasons why will be also discussed in this study. Computational results prove these findings.


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Carvalho, S. and Oliveira, A. (2014) Predispatch of Hydroelectric Power Systems with Modifications in Network Topologies. Applied Mathematics, 5, 2271-2283. doi: 10.4236/am.2014.515221.
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