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Performance Comparison of Optimal Power Flow Algorithms for LMP Calculations of the Full Scale Korean Power System
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Performance Comparison of Optimal Power Flow Algorithms for LMP Calculations of the Full Scale Korean Power System
Lee, Sungwoo; Kim, Wook; Kim, Balho H.;
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This paper proposes the comparison results of various optimal power flow algorithms (OPF) to calculate the locational marginal prices (LMP) of the unreduced full scale Korean transmission system. Five different types of optimal power flow models are employed: Full AC OPF, Cubic AC OPF, Quadratic AC OPF, Linear AC OPF and DC OPF. As the results, full AC OPF and cubic AC OPF model provides LMP calculation results very similar to each other while the calculation time of cubic AC OPF model is faster than that of the Full AC OPF. Other simplified OPF models, quadratic AC OPF, linear AC OPF and DC OPF offer erroneous results even though the calculation times are much faster than the Full AC OPF and the Cubic AC OPF. Given the condition that the OPF models sometimes fail to find the optimal solution due to the severe complexity of the Korean transmission power system, the Full AC OPF should be used as the primary OPF model while the Cubic AC OPF can be a promising backup OPF model for the LMP calculations and/or real-time operation.
Optimal power flow;Locational marginal price;Full AC OPF;Cubic AC OPF;Quadratic AC OPF;Linear AC OPF;DC OPF;
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