A New Approach in Demand Side Management through Ant Colony Optimization
AbstractTo meet the fast growing demand of energy, smart techniques need to be adopted that are in compliance with the environment and energy conservation. An autonomous demand-side energy management is implemented to modify the electricity consumption pattern. In this paper, an importance of load factor is discussed. Load factors are an important simplification of electrical energy usage data and depend on the ratio of average demand to peak demand. The operating time of different labs and cost are analysed and it is optimized through ant colony. Simulation results shows that the proposed approach can maximize load factor.
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