Solving Combined Economic and Emission Dispatch using Cuckoo Search

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Volume-4 Issue-6                      
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Upasana Sapra


Upasana Sapra."Solving Combined Economic and Emission Dispatch u sing Cuckoo Search". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(6):2544-2549 Jun 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group.


This paper presents an application of a new meta - heuristi c approach called Cuckoo Search (CS) for solving Multi - objective CEED problem. Combined Economic and Emission Dispatch problem determines optimum power generation schedule while minimizing fuel cost and emission simultaneously. Cuckoo Search is inspired fr om the obligate brood parasitic strategy of cuckoo species in combination with the lévy flights behavior of birds. To validate the effectiveness & feasibility of the approach, it has been examined on three different standard test cases. Simulation results obtained are also compared with other reported methodology. The comparison confirms the superiority, fast convergence and proficiency of the algorithm.


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Combined Emission and Economic Dispatch (CEED), Fuel cost, Emission, Cuckoo Search (CS).