Economic impact analysis of load forecasting

Damitha K. Ranaweera, George G. Karady, Richard G. Farmer

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This paper examines the economic impact of inaccurate load forecasts. Monte Carlo simulations were used to study the effect of different load forecasting accuracy. Investigations into the effect of improving the daily peak load forecasts, effect of different seasons of the year and effect of utilization factors are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1388-1392
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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