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Do we need Optimization tools in Power System ?

Power system Optimization Course in GAMS

The complex structure of electric power systems as the largest human-built machine justifies the need for an efficient and robust computation tool to conduct in-depth analysis. 

The decision making is necessary for every power system operation and planning problem. 

The mathematical tools have been developed for dealing with such problems, especially in large-scale data sets. 


Some examples are as follows: 


  • Economic dispatch problem for thermal generating units 
  • Dynamic Economic dispatch problem for thermal generating units and renewable technologies 
  • The sophisticated Unit commitment problem 
  • Optimal DC/AC power flow 
  • The energy storage system in power system operation and planning
  • Power system observability is enhanced using PMU technology
  • Transmission network operation and planning
  • Energy system integration


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