Improving the Yearly Profit of Wind Farm with Artificial Intelligence Technique

  • Prasun Bhattacharjee Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, West Bengal, India
  • Rabin K. Jana Operations and Quantitative Methods Area, Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Chhattisgarh, 493661 India
  • Somenath Bhattacharya Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, West Bengal, India
Keywords: annual profit, artificial intelligence, genetic algorithm, wind power

Abstract

Owing to the escalating environmental and social problems linked to climate change and the hastily depleting stock of hydrocarbon-based fuels, renewable power generation modes have attained massive prominence. Wind power is an important renewable energy generation technology that contributed to 5% of the planet’s power generation in 2020. However, for sustaining the Paris Agreement targets, the global wind power generation sector necessitates evolving at a fleeter pace. To expand the green switch of the worldwide power generation businesses, wind farms are expected to remain financially more advantageous than fossil fuel-based power plants. The present work focused on elevating the annual profit of wind farms by employing an amended genetic algorithm (GA). A fresh approach to dynamically apportioning the crossover and mutation prospects for a GA-enabled profit growth algorithm was suggested to amplify the capability of the GA. Three dissimilar terrain conditions with diverse obstruction configurations and a randomly generated non-uniform wind flow pattern were used for assessing the competence of the proposed algorithm for profit maximization. The results showed that the annual yields for Terrain Layouts 1, 2 and 3 obtained by the amended GA were higher by 10.34, 5.09 and 0.51%, respectively, than the typical one, which substantiated the superior proficiency of the former.

Published
2022-12-22