Aug. 31, 2009
U.S. Department of Energy, University of California Berkeley
Kory Hedman, Shmuel Oren
This DOE presentation was presented at the CNLS Smart Grid Seminar Series at Los Alamos National Lab on September 8, 2009. It reviews recent work by the authors demonstrating that optimizing the network topology with generation unit commitment and dispatch can significantly improve the economic operations while maintaining the traditional n-1 reliability standard.