Graduate Seminar with Yanda Jiang: Network Reduction for Expansion Planning


March 8, 2023    
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm


3043 ECpE Bldg Addition
Coover Hall, Ames

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Title: Network Reduction for Expansion Planning

Abstract: The objective of power system expansion planning is to decide where, when and what to build within next planning horison could help system satisfy forecast load reliably with the minumum cost. However, given the large size of modern grid, we cannot use full system directly, or the computation burden will make the problem hard to solve. This raises the need to reduce network reasonably. In other words, the network should be reduced from prohibitively large level to practical for usage size, while offering similar results when the full system is used. The available model reduction methods will be explained, together with our own methods in this area. Their effects will be displayed via IEEE standard cases.

Bio: Yanda Jiang joined Dr. McCalley’s group in 2017 and has been working on power system expansion planning. During the last several years, he has worked on several projects in this area, including:

  • System Dynamic Performance under High Renewable Penetration in Xcel network.
  • Contingency Probability Estimation for Risk-Based Planning Studies Using Standard TPL-001-4
  • Adaptive co-expansion planning in MISO system

Advisor: Dr. James McCalley

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