Algorithms and Models for Transmission Expansion Planning

  • Alexey Sorokin
  • Joseph Portela
  • Panos M. Pardalos
Part of the Energy Systems book series (ENERGY)


This chapter presents an overview of algorithms and optimization models used for solving Transmission Expansion Planning (TEP) problem. Being a very complex problem TEP attracts much attention from both researchers and practitioners. A great number of publications in the technical literature address this problem by providing various optimization models and applying different algorithms to solve the TEP problem. Besides literature review and brief classification of the proposed algorithms and models this survey covers examples for most of the methods.


Heuristic algorithms mathematical programming network expansion survey transmission planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexey Sorokin
    • 1
  • Joseph Portela
    • 1
  • Panos M. Pardalos
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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