Power Systems Operation: Old vs. New

  • Marija Ilić
  • Francisco Galiana
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (PEPS)


In this chapter, we describe the basic tasks of power system operation by first reviewing these for today’s industry, and then describing possible solutions for the evolving industry. We suggest that the new solutions strongly depend on the type of the electricity market (system structure) in place and illustrate possible solutions in the context of specific representative system structures.


Power System Electricity Market Electricity Price Transmission Loss Unit Commitment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marija Ilić
    • 1
  • Francisco Galiana
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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