SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 62 , Issue 7 : 070213(2019) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-018-9730-4

A novel binary/real-valued pigeon-inspired optimization for economic/environment unit commitment with renewables and plug-in vehicles

More info
  • ReceivedAug 16, 2018
  • AcceptedNov 30, 2018
  • PublishedMar 25, 2019


There is no abstract available for this article.


This work was financially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 51607177, 61773252, 61433012, U1435215), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant No. 2018M631005), Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (Grant No. 2018A030310671), and State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electrical Power System with Renewable Energy Sources (Grant No. LAPS18020).


[1] Kazarlis S A, Bakirtzis A G, Petridis V. A genetic algorithm solution to the unit commitment problem. IEEE Trans Power Syst, 1996, 11: 83-92 CrossRef ADS Google Scholar

[2] Li J H, Wen J Y, Cheng S J. Minimum energy storage for power system with high wind power penetration using p-efficient point theory. Sci China Inf Sci, 2014, 57: 128202 CrossRef Google Scholar

[3] Yan Y, Zhang C, Li K. Synergistic optimal operation for a combined cooling, heating and power system with hybrid energy storage. Sci China Inf Sci, 2018, 61: 110202 CrossRef Google Scholar

[4] Li Y F, Pedroni N, Zio E. A Memetic Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization Method for Environmental Power Unit Commitment. IEEE Trans Power Syst, 2013, 28: 2660-2669 CrossRef ADS Google Scholar

[5] Yang Z, Li K, Niu Q. A novel parallel-series hybrid meta-heuristic method for solving a hybrid unit commitment problem. Knowledge-Based Syst, 2017, 134: 13-30 CrossRef Google Scholar

[6] Duan H, Qiao P. Pigeon-inspired optimization: a new swarm intelligence optimizer for air robot path planning. Int Jnl Intel Comp Cyber, 2014, 7: 24-37 CrossRef Google Scholar

[7] Duan H, Wang X. Echo State Networks With Orthogonal Pigeon-Inspired Optimization for Image Restoration.. IEEE Trans Neural Netw Learning Syst, 2016, 27: 2413-2425 CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar

[8] Saber A Y, Venayagamoorthy G K. Plug-in Vehicles and Renewable Energy Sources for Cost and Emission Reductions. IEEE Trans Ind Electron, 2011, 58: 1229-1238 CrossRef Google Scholar

[9] Talebizadeh E, Rashidinejad M, Abdollahi A. Evaluation of plug-in electric vehicles impact on cost-based unit commitment. J Power Sources, 2014, 248: 545-552 CrossRef ADS Google Scholar

  • Table 1   Numerical results for EEUCRP considering G2V/V2G mode
    CaseThermal spinning reserve scenarios (/day)
    Case 2-1: 5% reserve $-$ $-$ $-$ 541318 542650 541847 41569 42219 41943
    Case 2-2: 10% reserve 561821 566281 564050 545989 547632 546826 41839 42953 42330