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Surviving and Thriving in the RTO Revolution

How to design tariffs to improve reliability and attract merchant generation.
Fortnightly Magazine - February 1 2001

load flows, manages congestion, and calculates transmission costs. UPLAN is a true multi-commodity, multi-area OPF (MMOPF) model.

9 The approach, and an example using the UPLAN system, is described in greater detail in Deb, "Operating Hydroelectric Plants and Pumped Storage Units," , 13, 3 (April 2000).

10 A fuller development of the issues and examples of this section can be found in Chapter 6 of , EPRI, Palo Alto, Calif., and LCG Consulting, Los Altos, Calif.: 2000. 1000571.