A New Approach in Demand Side Management through Ant Colony Optimization

  • N. Ayswarya K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Namakkal
  • S. Devi K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Namakkal


To 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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Author Biographies

N. Ayswarya, K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Namakkal
Department of EEE,
S. Devi, K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Namakkal
Department of EEE,


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How to Cite
AYSWARYA, N.; DEVI, S.. A New Approach in Demand Side Management through Ant Colony Optimization. International Journal of Research and Engineering, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 4, p. 88-91, apr. 2015. ISSN 2348-7860. Available at: <https://digital.ijre.org/index.php/int_j_res_eng/article/view/69>. Date accessed: 02 july 2020.


Demand Side Management (DSM), Ant Colony Optimization (ACO), load factor