Market Operations in Electric Power Systems: Forecasting, Scheduling, and Risk Management

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John Wiley & Sons, May 28, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 552 pages
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An essential overview of post-deregulation market operations in electrical power systems

Until recently the U.S. electricity industry was dominated by vertically integrated utilities. It is now evolving into a distributive and competitive market driven by market forces and increased competition. With electricity amounting to a $200 billion per year market in the United States, the implications of this restructuring will naturally affect the rest of the world.

Why is restructuring necessary? What are the components of restructuring? How is the new structure different from the old monopoly? How are the participants strategizing their options to maximize their revenues? What are the market risks and how are they evaluated? How are interchange transactions analyzed and approved? Starting with a background sketch of the industry, this hands-on reference provides insights into the new trends in power systems operation and control, and highlights advanced issues in the field.

Written for both technical and nontechnical professionals involved in power engineering, finance, and marketing, this must-have resource discusses:
* Market structure and operation of electric power systems
* Load and price forecasting and arbitrage
* Price-based unit commitment and security constrained unit commitment
* Market power analysis and game theory applications
* Ancillary services auction market design
* Transmission pricing and congestion

Using real-world case studies, this timely survey offers engineers, consultants, researchers, financial managers, university professors and students, and other professionals in the industry a comprehensive review of electricity restructuring and how its radical effects will shape the market.

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CHAPTER 1 Market Overview in Electric Power Systems
CHAPTER 2 ShortTerm Load Forecasting
CHAPTER 3 Electricity Price Forecasting
CHAPTER 4 PriceBased Unit Commitment
CHAPTER 5 Arbitrage in Electricity Markets
CHAPTER 6 Market Power Analysis Based on Game Theory
CHAPTER 7 Generation Asset Valuation and Risk Analysis
CHAPTER 8 SecurityConstrained Unit Commitment
APPENDIX A List of Symbols
APPENDIX B Mathematical Derivation
APPENDIX D Example Systems Data
APPENDIX E Game Theory Concepts
APPENDIX F Congestion Charges Calculation

CHAPTER 9 Ancillary Services Auction Market Design
CHAPTER 10 Transmission Congestion Management and Pricing

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About the author (2003)

MOHAMMAD SHAHIDEHPOUR is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and has served as a consultant for major energy companies during the last twenty years.

HATIM YAMIN, PhD, is with ABB Energy Information Systems, a global unit of the energy industry worldwide, and has served as a faculty member in the Power Engineering Department at Yarmouk University in Jordan.

ZUYI LI, PhD, is with Global Energy Market Solutions, Inc. and has been affiliated with the Electric Power and Power Electronics Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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