The StartStopWindow.xlsx Model

Simple Unit Commitment with Start-up, Run, & Shutdown costs

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Given a sequence of demands, e.g., power needs, and a set of supply sources, determine which combination of sources to run each period.
Each source has a startup, run, and shutdown cost. Key constraints are in columns H, M, R. Unit 3 has the feature that if started, it must stay on for at least 5 periods total.


Production Planning | Unit Commitment | Start-up/Shut-down Costs | Min Run Length |