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dc.creatorAdelino J. C. Pereira
dc.creatorJoão Tomé Saraiva
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-08T17:11:26Z-
dc.date.available2019-02-08T17:11:26Z-
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.othersigarra:56044
dc.identifier.urihttps://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/101101-
dc.description.abstractThis paper addresses the generation expansion-planning problem describing a model that generation companies can use to get insight to this problem and to more completely study and characterize different investment decisions. In the last 20 years, the generation activity evolved from a situation in which it was part of vertical companies to unbundled market agents that face a much more risky and uncertain environment. This explains the need to develop this kind of simulation tools to help them building their investment plans as well as analyzing the impact of possible decisions of other players. The simulation model considers a number of possible generation technologies and aims at characterizing the corresponding investment plans from an economic point of view having in mind that market prices, the demand growth, investment and operation costs, as well as other factors, are affected by uncertainties. These uncertainties are modeled by pdf functions and the solution approach uses a Monte Carlo Simulation to sample particular values used to analyse the different investment alternatives from an economic point of view. Finally, the paper presents results from a Case Study illustrating the use of this approach.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartof2008 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROBABILISTIC METHODS APPLIED TO POWER SYSTEMS
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dc.subjectEngenharia electrotécnica, electrónica e informática
dc.subjectElectrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information engineering
dc.titleProbabilistic power generation expansion planning in a competitive electricity market
dc.typeArtigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
dc.contributor.uportoFaculdade de Engenharia
dc.identifier.authenticusP-004-5PG
dc.subject.fosCiências da engenharia e tecnologias::Engenharia electrotécnica, electrónica e informática
dc.subject.fosEngineering and technology::Electrical engineering, Electronic engineering, Information engineering
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