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Industrial applications of production planning with optimal electricity demand

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  • Nilsson, K.
  • Söderström, M.
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    The differentiation of the electricity tariff is a way to influence the electricity demand. Savings can be made when part of the electricity demand can be shifted to low-rate periods. However, the optimal production flow is often related to the electricity demand in a non-linear way. For an industry with an approximately linear electricity demand the optimal production schedule implies decreased production to yield a decreased electricity demand. A strongly non-linear electricity demand, on the other hand, may even imply an increased production to yield a decreased electricity demand. The optimal production schedules of three industrial cases are studied in response to two price constructions, represented as two differentiated tariffs.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Applied Energy.

    Volume (Year): 46 (1993)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 181-192

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:46:y:1993:i:2:p:181-192
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