# Decision Guidance Approach to Power Network Analysis and Optimization

### Roberto Levy, Alexander Brodsky, Juan Luo

#### Abstract

This paper focuses on developing an approach and technology for actionable recommendations on the operation of electric power network components. The overall direction of this research is to model the major components of a Hybrid Renewable Energy System (HRES), including power generation, transmission/distribution, power storage, energy markets, and end customer demand. First, we propose a conceptual diagram notation for power network topology, to allow the representation of an arbitrary complex power system. Second, we develop a formal mathematical model that describes the HRES optimization framework, consisting of the different network components, their respective costs, and associated constraints. Third, we implement the HRES optimization problem solution through a mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) model by leveraging IBM Optimization Programming Language (OPL) CPLEX Studio. Lastly, we demonstrate the model through an example of a simulated network, showing the ability to support sensitivity / what-if analysis, to determine the behavior of the network under different configurations.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

Levy R., Brodsky A. and Luo J. (2016). **Decision Guidance Approach to Power Network Analysis and Optimization** . In *Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,* ISBN 978-989-758-187-8, pages 109-117. DOI: 10.5220/0005736401090117

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis16,

author={Roberto Levy and Alexander Brodsky and Juan Luo},

title={Decision Guidance Approach to Power Network Analysis and Optimization},

booktitle={Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

year={2016},

pages={109-117},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0005736401090117},

isbn={978-989-758-187-8},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,

TI - Decision Guidance Approach to Power Network Analysis and Optimization

SN - 978-989-758-187-8

AU - Levy R.

AU - Brodsky A.

AU - Luo J.

PY - 2016

SP - 109

EP - 117

DO - 10.5220/0005736401090117