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A market-based heuristic algorithm for the expansion planning of high voltage transmission systems

The worldwide trend for the restructuring of the electric industry has caused dramatic changes in operation and planning procedures of the power system. Under the restructured electricity market environment, identifying a minimum cost plan under particular constraints is not sufficient anymore and other aspects such as market efficiency and environmental concerns are of equal importance. In this context, network augmentation plays a vital role in providing a full competitive environment for market players. This paper presents a novel forward heuristic algorithm to select the most effective expansion options based on a set of market based and reliability based indices.

History

Volume

3

Issue

2

Start Page

233

End Page

241

Number of Pages

9

ISSN

1827-6660

Location

Naples, Italy

Publisher

Federico II University

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health;

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

International review of electrical engineering.