Optimal Sizing and Placement of Distributed Generation: MILP vs PSO Comparison in a Real Microgrid Application

Publication Type

Conference Paper

Date Published

09/2017

LBNL Report Number

LBNL-2001060

Abstract

This paper provides a practical comparison between Mixed Integer Linear Programming and Particle Swarm Optimization when applied to the Optimal Sizing and Placement of Distributed Generation in Microgrids. The two formulations are presented and the methods are applied to a planning problem of a real isolated microgrid in Alaska.

Conference Name

Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems (ISAP) Conference

Year of Publication

2017
Research Areas