Load-Generation Balance

  • E. Mariani
  • S. S. Murthy
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


This chapter is intended to illustrate the methodologies adopted by the power supply industry to set up generation strategies or schedules, taking due account of the requirements for economy and security of operation.


Power System Incremental Cost Water Inflow Load Curve Unit Commitment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Mariani
    • 1
  • S. S. Murthy
    • 2
  1. 1.ENEL Div TransmissioneNapoliItaly
  2. 2.Power & EnergyJayanagar, BangaloreIndia

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