The Next Generation of Electric Power Unit Commitment Models

ISBN: 978-0-7923-7334-6 (Print) 978-0-306-47663-1 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. The Evolving Context for Unit Commitment Decisions

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      Pages 1-14

      Why this Book? New Capabilities and New Needs for Unit Commitment Modeling

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      Pages 15-37

      Regulatory Evolution, Market Design and Unit Commitment

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      Pages 39-52

      Development of an Electric Energy Market Simulator

  2. New Features in Unit Commitment Models

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      Pages 53-74

      Auctions with Explicit Demand-Side Bidding in Competitive Electricity Markets

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      Pages 75-92

      Thermal Unit Commitment with a Nonlinear AC Power Flow Network Model

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      Pages 93-116

      Optimal Self-Commitment under Uncertain Energy and Reserve Prices

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      Pages 117-138

      A Stochastic Model for a Price-Based Unit Commitment Problem and Its Application to Short-Term Generation Asset Valuation

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      Pages 139-152

      Probabilistic Unit Commitment under a Deregulated Market

  3. AlgorithmicAdvances

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      Pages 153-166

      Solving Hard Mixed-Integer Programs for Electricity Generation

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      Pages 167-184

      An Interior-Point/Cutting-Plane Algorithm to Solve the Dual Unit Commitment Problem — on Dual Variables, Duality Gap, and Cost Recovery

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      Pages 185-209

      Building and Evaluating GENCO Bidding Strategies and Unit Commitment Schedules with Genetic Algorithms

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      Pages 211-225

      An Equivalencing Technique for Solving the Large-Scale Thermal Unit Commitment Problem

  4. Decentralized Decision Making

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      Pages 227-248

      Strategic Unit Commitment for Generation in Deregulated Electricity Markets

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      Pages 249-270

      Optimization-Based Bidding Strategies for Deregulated Electric Power Markets

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      Pages 271-292

      Decentralized Nodal-Price Self-Dispatch and Unit Commitment

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      Pages 293-313

      Decentralized Unit Commitment in Competitive Energy Markets