History of Optimal Power Flow and Formulations

  title={History of Optimal Power Flow and Formulations},
  author={Richard P. O’Neill},
  • Richard P. O’Neill
  • Published 2012
The purpose of this paper is to present a literature review of the AC Optimal Power Flow (ACOPF) problem and propose areas where the ACOPF could be improved. The ACOPF is at the heart of Independent System Operator (ISO) power markets, and is solved in some form every year for system planning, every day for day‐ahead markets, every hour, and even every 5 minutes. It was first formulated in 1962, and formulations have changed little over the years. With advances in computing power and solution… CONTINUE READING
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