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Energies 2016, 9(12), 1060; doi:10.3390/en9121060

Project Management for a Wind Turbine Construction by Applying Fuzzy Multiple Objective Linear Programming Models

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Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung 411, Taiwan
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Department of Technology Management, Chung Hua University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
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Academic Editor: Frede Blaabjerg
Received: 3 October 2016 / Revised: 17 November 2016 / Accepted: 5 December 2016 / Published: 15 December 2016
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Abstract

Meeting the demand of energy is a challenge for many countries these days, and generating electricity from renewable resources has become a main trend for future economic development. The construction of a renewable energy plant is costly and timely; therefore, a good project management model is essential. In this paper, a fuzzy multiple objective linear programming (FMOLP) model is constructed based on program evaluation and review technique (PERT) first. With the consideration of the different degrees of importance of the multiple objectives, a fuzzy multiple weighted-objective linear programming (FMWOLP) model is constructed next. Through each proposed model, a compromise solution can be devised to maximize the total degree of satisfaction while considering multiple objectives. The results can provide references for the management on what activities and how long these activities should be crashed, how much the total project cost should be, and how long the total project duration time should be. Finally, the proposed models are applied to a case study of a wind turbine construction in Taiwan. View Full-Text
Keywords: renewable energy; wind turbine; project management; program evaluation and review technique (PERT); fuzzy multiple objective linear programming (FMOLP) renewable energy; wind turbine; project management; program evaluation and review technique (PERT); fuzzy multiple objective linear programming (FMOLP)
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Kang, H.-Y.; Lee, A.H.I.; Huang, T.-T. Project Management for a Wind Turbine Construction by Applying Fuzzy Multiple Objective Linear Programming Models. Energies 2016, 9, 1060.

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