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General Information
    • ISSN: 1793-8198 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mater. Mech. Manuf.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJMMM
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ian McAndrew
    • Co-editor-in-Chief: Prof. K. M. Gupta
    • Executive Editor: Cherry L. Chen
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Prof. Ian McAndrew
Capitol Technology University, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJMMM. I will do my best to work with the editorial team and help make this journal better.

IJMMM 2015 Vol.3(3): 197-200 ISSN: 1793-8198
DOI: 10.7763/IJMMM.2015.V3.195

Meteorological Parameters and Daytime Maximum Electricity Demand in Makassar, Indonesia

Yusri Syam Akil, Syafaruddin, Tajuddin Waris, and Imran Taufik
Abstract—As in the peak period electricity demand is high, providing a demand model to analyze load condition particularly during maximum demand period is important in relation to keep continuity service to connected consumers. In this research, effect of meteorological variables and holidays particularly on daytime maximum demand period for a total load for five different demand areas in Makassar – Indonesia are observed by developed demand models based on regression method using hourly data. We firstly observe characteristics of demand for whole period through WPEDm model as a basis analysis. Next, we explore typical characteristic when daytime maximum demand period by creating DMDm model. In order to find better model, some options for each model are composed and assessed by standard statistical tests. From results, it is confirmed the composed models are well validated. Load drivers and their effect on the observed demand periods are found unique.

Index Terms—Demand characteristic, daytime maximum demand, meteorological variables, electricity demand model, Makassar.

Y. S. Akil, Syafaruddin, and T. Waris are with the Electrical Engineering Department, Hasanuddin University, Makassar 90245 Indonesia, Indonesia (e-mail: yusakil@unhas.ac.id, yusakil@yahoo.com, syafaruddin@ unhas.ac.id, tajuddin@unhas.ac.id).
I. Taufik is with the STMIK Handayani Makassar, Indonesia (e-mail: imran_taufik@yahoo.co.id).


Cite: Yusri Syam Akil, Syafaruddin, Tajuddin Waris, and Imran Taufik, "Meteorological Parameters and Daytime Maximum Electricity Demand in Makassar, Indonesia," International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 197-200, 2015.

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