Using Balancing Reserves to Model Uncertainties Caused by Loads and Variable Energy Resources (VER)

Event Date:  May 17, 2018

PCI leverages its GenTrader(r) System to optimize generation portfolios with large amounts of Variable Energy Resources (wind and solar).  Case studies are used to show optimization of:

  • Portfolios in the MISO market with the new Ramp-Up and Ramp-Down requirements
  • Balanced Schedules in the Western EIM with flexible Ramp-Up and Ramp-Down requirements