Economic outage scheduling of transmission line for long-term horizon under demand and wind scenarios

Raunak R. Kulkarni, Swasti Khuntia, Arun Joseph, José L. Rueda, Peter Palensky

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A substantial increase in renewable energy in-feed to the primary grid as well as demand growth poses a challenge for transmission system operators (TSOs) to perform maintenance activities while addressing security of supply. A computationally efficient outage scheduling algorithm which is customizable in terms of area and time selection is proposed in this paper. Benders decomposition approach under different demand and wind scenarios, spanning two-stage stochastic programming approach is used. An accurate schedule while fulfilling both maintenance and network constraints is validated on a modified IEEE RTS-24 bus system in GAMS environment. A cost comparison analysis is also performed in this study.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2018 IEEE PES ISGT Europe
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-4505-5
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event2018 IEEE PES ISGT Europe: 8th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grids Technologies Conference Europe - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 21 Oct 201825 Oct 2018
Conference number: 8


Conference2018 IEEE PES ISGT Europe
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Benders decomposition
  • demand and wind scenarios
  • long-term horizon
  • outage scheduling
  • transmission line scheduling

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