7. Unit Commitment

  1. Jizhong Zhu Ph.D Principal Engineer Advisory Professor1,2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch7

Optimization of Power System Operation

Optimization of Power System Operation

How to Cite

Zhu, J. (2009) Unit Commitment, in Optimization of Power System Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    AREVA T&D Inc., Redmond, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 31 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470298886

Online ISBN: 9780470466971



  • unit commitment problem - dynamic programming and Lagrange relaxation method;
  • dynamic programming (DP) method and feasible schedule alternatives;
  • evolutionary programming-based Tabu Search method


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Priority Method

  • Dynamic Programming Method

  • Lagrange Relaxation Method

  • Evolutionary Programming-Based Tabu Search Method

  • Particle Swarm Optimization for Unit Commitment

  • Analytic Hierarchy Process

  • References