PROCEEDINGS OF IREP'2017 SYMPOSIUM


Monday, August 28th

09:00 – 10:30 S01-Large-scale optimization with uncertainty
Chair: Ian Hiskens, University of Michigan, USA

1 Robust Optimization taking into account forecasting errors and corrective actions

Stéphane Fliscounakis, RTE/DES, France
Hatim Djelassi, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Alexander Mitsos, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Patrick Panciatici, RTE/DES, France

58 Operational Aware Large-Scale FACTS Placement and Sizing for Transmission System Reinforcement

Vladimir Frolov, Skoltech, Russia
Priyanko Guha Thakurta, Skoltech, India
Scott Backhaus, LANL, USA
Janusz Bialek, Center for Energy Systems, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), Russia
Michael Chertkov, LANL, USA

72 Optimal Siting and Sizing of Energy Storage Systems for Wind Integration

Nhi Thi Ai Nguyen, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Dinh Duong Le, Danang University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Cristian Bovo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alberto Berizzi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

103 Towards the Maximization of Renewable Energy Integration Using a Stochastic AC-QP Optimal Power Flow Algorithm

Jennifer F. Marley, Valparaiso University, USA
Maria Vrakopoulou, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Ian A. Hiskens, University of Michigan, USA

11:00 – 12:30 S02-Stochastic modelling and control of renewable energy sources I
Chair: Chen-Ching Liu, Washington State University, USA

8 Robust Dynamic Load Dispatch under Uncertainties

Yutaka Sasaki, Hiroshima University, Japan
Naoto Yorino, Hiroshima University, Japan
Yoshifumi Zoka, Hiroshima University, Japan
Imam Wahyudi Farid, Hiroshima University, Japan
Shinya Sekizaki, Hiroshima Uniceristy, Japan

14 Affine Arithmetic Formulation of the Unit Commitment Problem Under Uncertainty

David Romero-Quete, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Columbia
Claudio Canizares, ECE, University of Waterloo, Canada

15 Impact of Stochastic Dependence within Load and Non-synchronous Generation on Frequency Stability

Kazi Hasan, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Robin Preece, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

31 Resource adequacy in grids with deepening penetrations of integrated renewable resources

Mariola Ndrio, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
George Gross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

14:00 – 16:00 S03-Storage technologies for large-scale renewable generation
Chair: João Peças Lopes, INESC TEC, Portugal

29 Optimal Load Control for Frequency Regulation under Limited Control

John Pang, California Institute of Technology, USA
Linqi Guo, California Institute of Technology, USA
Steven Low, California Institute of Technology, USA

34 Identification of Dynamic Simulation Models for Variable Speed Pumped Storage Power Plants

Carlos Moreira, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal
Nuno Fulgêncio, INESC TEC, Portugal
Bernardo Silva, INESC TEC, Portugal
Christophe Nicolet, Power Vision Engineering, Switzerland
Antoine Béguin, Power Vision Engineering, Switzerland

67 Dealing with dynamic security due to reversible hydro power plants in islanded power systems - A study case for increasing renewables integration

Maria Helena Vasconcelos, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal
Pedro Beires, INESC TEC, Portugal
Carlos Moreira, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal
João Abel Peças Lopes, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal

74 Modelling of electrolyzers in hydrogen vehicle refuelling stations for provision of ancillary services

Lingxi Zhang, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Stephen Clegg, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Pierluigi Mancarella, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

92 Hydroelectric Power System Model and its Application to an Optimal Dispatch Design

Dimitra Apostolopoulou, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Malcolm McCulloch, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

16:30 – 19:00 S04-Dynamic modelling, assessment and control of uncertain power systems I
Chair: Costas Vournas, NTUA, Greece

6 Frequency Control in Networked Microgrids with Voltage-Sensitive Loads

Kun Liu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tao Liu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
David Hill, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

20 Efficient Identification of Transient Instability States of Uncertain Power Systems

Panagiotis Papadopoulos, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Jovica Milanovic, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

23 Creation of Synthetic Electric Grid Models for Transient Stability Studies

Ti Xu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Adam B. Birchfield, Texas A&M University, USA
Komal S. Shetye, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Thomas J. Overbye, Texas A&M University, USA

27 Rapid Assessment of Unstable Mode Variability in Power Grids

Yusheng Xue, State Grid EPRI, Southeast University, China
Tiangang Huang, Southeast University, China
Kit Po Wong, The University of Western Australia, Australia

28 System Stability Issues arising from Distributed Sources under adverse network conditions

Costas Vournas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Theodoros Souxes, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

22 Variable-Step Multi-Stage Integration Methods for Fast and Accurate Power System Dynamics Simulation

Shrirang Abhyankar, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Emil Constantinescu, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Alexander Flueck, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA


Tuesday, August 29

09:00 – 10:30 S05-Wide-area security assessment and control I
Chair: Christian Rehtanz, TU Dortmund University, Germany

9 A Method for Evaluating Power System Security Region under Uncertainties

Naoto Yorino, Hiroshima University, Japan
Yuki Nakamura, Hiroshima University, Japan
Abdillah Muhammad, Hiroshima University, Japan
Yutaka Sasaki, Hiroshima University, Japan
Yoshiharu Okumoto, Hiroshima University, Japan

32 Incorporation of Distance-Protection Tripping to the Direct Methods for Transient Stability Assessment

Valentin Azbe, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Slovenia
Rafael Mihalic, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Slovenia

37 Wide-Area Generation Control between Control Regions with High Renewable Penetration

Christoph Lackner, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Joe Chow, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

50 Studying the Electromechanical Oscillations using Ambient Synchrophasor Data

Phuc Huynh, Department of ECE, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Qianli Chen, Department of CEE, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Ahmed Elbanna, Department of CEE, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Hao Zhu, Department of ECE, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

11:00 – 12:30 S06-Dynamic modelling, assessment and control of uncertain power systems II
Chair: Naoto Yorino, Hiroshima University, Japan

81 Transient Stability Assessment of Power Systems With Uncertain Renewable Generation

Hugo Villegas Pico, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Dionysios Aliprantis, Purdue University, USA
Xiaojun Lin, Purdue University, USA

100 A Model-Predictive Control Strategy for Alleviating Voltage Collapse

Jonathon Martin, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, USA
Ian Hiskens, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, USA

101 Simulation of Integrated Transmission and Distribution Networks with a Hybrid Three-Phase/Single-Phase Formulation

Glauco N. Taranto, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF RIO DE JANEIRO – COPPE, Brazil
José Mauro T. Marinho, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF RIO DE JANEIRO – COPPE, Brazil

104 Validity Range of Fundamental Frequency Simulations under High Levels of Variable Generation Technologies

Claudia Rahmann, University of Chile, Chile
J. Vega, University of Chile, Chile
F. Valencia, University of Chile, Chile

14:00 – 16:00 S07-Stochastic modelling and control of renewable energy sources II
Chair: Claudio Canizares, University of Waterloo, Canada

38 Operational Planning of Active Distribution Grids under Uncertainty

Stavros Karagiannopoulos, ETH Zurich EEH - Power Systems Laboratory, Switzerland
Line Roald, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Petros Aristidou, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Gabriela Hug, Power Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

39 Quantification of the Benefits of Campus Utility System Operations as a Microgrid

Siddhartha Nigam, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
George Gross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

48 Power System Optimization with Uncertainty and AC Power Flow: Analysis of an Iterative Algorithm

Line Roald, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Daniel Molzahn, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Aldo Tobler, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

75 Bidding Strategy in Energy and Regulation Markets for A Wind Power Plant

Ehsan Nasrolahpour, University of Calgary, Canada
Carrie Houston, Wind Energy Institute of Canada, Canada
Scott Harper, Wind Energy Institute of Canada, Canada
Marianne Rodgers, Wind Energy Institute of Canada, Canada
Hamidreza Zareipour, University of Calgary, Canada
William D. Rosehart, University of Calgary, Canada

82 Introducing machine learning for power system operation support

Benjamin Donnot, RTE, LRI, INRIA, France
Isabelle Guyon, UPSud Paris-Saclay, LRI, INRIA, France
Marc Schoenauer, LRI, INRIA, France
Antoine Marot, RTE R&D, France
Patrick Panciatici, RTE R&D, France


Wednesday, August 30

09:00 – 10:30 S08-Data analytics for power systems I
Chair: Louis Whenkel, University of Liège, Belgium

2 Recent Results of PMU Data Analytics by Exploiting Low-dimensional Structures

Meng Wang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA
Joe Chow, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Pengzhi Gao, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Yingshuai Hao, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Wenting Li, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Ren Wang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

12 On Statistical Size and Placement of Generation and Load For Synthetic Grid Modeling

Seyyed Hamid Elyas, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Zhifang Wang, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Robert J. Thomas, Cornell University, USA

24 Statistically Characterizing the Electrical Parameters of the Grid Transformers and Transmission Lines

Mir Hadi Athari, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Zhifang Wang, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

89 Electromechanical Wave Propagation in FNET/GridEye, a Wide-area Frequency Monitoring Network

Shutang You, University of Tennessee, USA
Yong Liu, University of Tennessee, USA
Yilu Liu, University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Penn Markham, Electric Power Research Institute, USA

11:00 – 12:30 S09-Dynamic modelling, assessment and control of uncertain power systems III
Chair: Robert Thomas, Cornell University, USA

30 Robust Transient Stability Assessment via Reachability Analysis

Dongchan Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Konstantin Turitsyn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

36 Dynamic performance of the frequency containment reserve - Experience from the Nordic system

Robert Eriksson, Swedish National Grid, Sweden
Magnus Perninge, Linneaus University, Sweden

40 Dynamic Behaviour of Distribution Networks with TSO-DSO Interconnection Power Flow Control

Daniel Mayorga Gonzalez, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Lena Robitzky, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Ulf Häger, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Christian Rehtanz, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Johanna Myrzik, TU Dortmund University, Germany

51 Impact of Active Distribution Networks on Voltage Stability of Electric Power Systems

Lena Robitzky, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Daniel Mayorga Gonzalez, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Chris Kittl, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Christoph Strunck, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Jannik Zwartscholten, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Sven Christian Müller, logarithmo GmbH, Germany
Ulf Häger, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Johanna Myrzik, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Christian Rehtanz, TU Dortmund University, Germany

14:00 – 16:00 S10-Electricity markets
Chair: George Gross, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

53 Impact assessment of performance-based regulation market design on the performance of plug-in electric vehicles aggregators: An integrated approach

Stylianos Vagropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Greece
Anastasios Bakirtzis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Greece

65 Data-Driven Security-Constrained OPF

Florian Thams, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Lejla Halilbašic, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Pierre Pinson, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Spyros Chatzivasileiadis, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Robert Eriksson, Swedish National Grid, Sweden

68 A Locational Price for Power Injection Fluctuations of Variable Generation and Load

Adria Brooks, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Bernard Lesieutre, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

76 A Decentralized Privacy-Based Electricity Market Scheme for Responsive Demands

Miadreza Shafie-khah, C-MAST/UBI, Portugal
Gerardo Osório, C-MAST/UBI, Portugal
João Catalão, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal

98 Cooperative Game Theory for Non-linear Pricing of Load-side Distribution Network Support

Archie Chapman, University of Sydney, Australia
Sleiman Mhanna, University of Sydney, Australia
Gregor Verbic, University of Sydney, Australia

16:30 – 18:30 S11-Distributed versus centralized decision models
Chair: Gianfranco Chicco, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

19 Dynamic Equivalent of a Distribution Grid Hosting Dispersed Photovoltaic Units

Gilles Chaspierre, University of Liege, Belgium
Patrick Panciatici, RTE, France
Thierry Van Cutsem, FNRS and University of Liège, Belgium

55 Component-based dual decomposition and ADMM in the OPF problem

Sleiman Mhanna, The University of Sydney, Australia
Gregor Verbic, The University of Sydney, Australia
Archie Chapman, The University of Sydney, Australia

63 Voltage Support Solutions in Networks with High Levels of Variable Renewable Generation

C. Yaman Evrenosoglu, ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland
Adamantios Marinakis, ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland
Marija Zima-Bockarjova, ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland
Nikolaos Savvopoulos, ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland
Alexandre Oudalov, ABB Power Grids Division, Switzerland

71 Foreseeing New Control Challenges in Electricity Prosumer Communities

Frédéric Olivier, University of Liège, Belgium
Daniele Marulli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Damien Ernst, University of Liège, Belgium
Raphaël Fonteneau, University of Liège, Belgium

80 Coordination of Distributed Energy Resources in Lossy Networks for Providing Frequency Regulation

Hanchen Xu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Samuel Utomi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Peter Sauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


Thursday, August 31

09:00 – 10:30 S12-Dynamic modelling, assessment and control of uncertain power systems IV
Chair: Glauco Taranto, UFRJ, Brazil

60 Evaluation of Suitability of Different Transient Stability Indices for Identification of Critical System States

Amirhossein Sajadi, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Robin Preece, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Jovica Milanovic, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

64 Increasing the Resilience of Low-inertia Power Systems by Virtual Inertia and Damping

Dominic Groß, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Saverio Bolognani, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Bala Kameshwar Poolla, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Florian Dörfler, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

66 Primary Frequency Control in Future Power Systems - The ELECTRA Project Approach under the Web-of-Cells Concept

António Coelho, INESC TEC, Portugal
Filipe Soares, INESC TEC, Portugal
Carlos Moreira, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal
Bernardo Silva, INESC TEC, Portugal

73 A Hierarchy of Models for Microgrids With Grid-Feeding Inverters

Olaolu Ajala, University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Murilo Almeida, Typhoon HIL, Inc., USA
Ivan Celanovic, Typhoon HIL, Inc., USA
Peter Sauer, University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, University of illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

11:00 – 12:30 S13-Distributed state estimation and observability + Operation and control of AC/DC systems
Chair: Sandro Corsi, Italy

46 Topology Estimation in Bulk Power Grids: Guarantees on Exact Recovery

Deepjyoti Deka, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Saurav Talukdar, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA
Michael Chertkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Murti Salapaka, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA

83 Robust Power System State & Topology Coestimation Based on Novel Information Theory Concepts

Rogério Meneghetti, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Antonio Simões Costa, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Vladimiro Miranda, INESC TEC and University of Porto, Portugal

102 Protection of Converter Interfaced Generation and Microgrids

Sakis Meliopoulos, Georgia Tech, USA
George Cokkinides, Georgia Tech, USA
Yu Liu, Georgia Tech, USA
Rui Fan, Georgia Tech, USA
Paul Myrda, Georgia Tech, USA
Evangelos Farantatos, Georgia Tech, USA

13 Semi-implicit Formulation of Proportional-integral Controller Block with Non-windup Limiter According to IEEE Standard 421.5-2016

Davide Fabozzi, DIgSILENT GmbH, Germany
Stefan Weigel, DIgSILENT GmbH, Germany
Bernd Weise, DIgSILENT GmbH, Germany
Fortunato Villella, Elia Grid International, Belgium

14:00 – 16:00 S14-Risk, reliability and resilience
Chair: Anastasios Bakirtzis, AUT, Greece

3 Survivability of the Electric Grid

Eugene Litvinov, ISO New England, USA
Feng Zhao, ISO New England, USA

52 Probabilistic Reliability Management Approach and Criteria for Power System Short-term Operational Planning

Efthymios Karangelos, Universite de Liege, Belgium
Louis Wehenkel, Universite de Liege, Belgium

59 Fast and Robust Determination of Power System Emergency Control Actions

Michael Chertkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Marc Vuffray, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Sidhant Misra, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Line Roald, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

96 Identification and Handling of Critical Constraints in Time-Constrained SCOPF Analysis of Power Systems

Jagadeesh Gunda, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duo Fang, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Sasa Djokic, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

97 Predictive Asset Management Under Weather Impacts Using Big Data, Spatiotemporal Data Analytics and Risk Based Decision-Making

Mladen Kezunovic, Texas A&M University, USA
Tatjana Dokic, Texas A&M University, USA

16:30 – 18:30 S15-Large-scale integration of inverter-based energy resources
Chair: António Simões Costa, UFSC, Brazil

5 Convex Relaxation of OPF in Multiphase Radial Networks with Delta Connections

Changhong Zhao, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Emiliano Dall'Anese, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Steven Low, California Institute of Technology, USA

43 A QCQP Approach for OPF in Multiphase Radial Networks with Wye and Delta Connections

Ahmed S. Zamzam, University of Minnesota, USA
Changhong Zhao, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Emiliano Dall'Anese, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Nicholas D. Sidiropoulos, University of Minnesota, USA

45 DG Integration and Power Quality Management in Railway Power Systems: A Distributed Approach

Weijie Pan, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida, USA
Surya Dhulipala, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida, USA
Arturo Bretas, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida, USA

62 Virtual Induction Machine Strategy for Converters in Power Systems with Low Rotational Inertia

Uros Markovic, Power Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Petros Aristidou, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Gabriela Hug, Power Systems Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

90 An Analytical Approach for Loss Minimization and Voltage Profile Improvement in Distribution Systems with Renewable Energy Sources

Seshadri Sravan Kumar Vanjari, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India
Le Xie, Texas A&M University, USA
P. R. Kumar, Texas A&M University, USA


Friday, September 1

09:00 – 10:30 S16-Wide-area security assessment and control II
Chair: Thierry Van Cutsem, University of Liège, Belgium

70 Study of nonminimum phase zeros in test power systems from wide-area control designs

Mohammadreza Hatami, Washington State Unversity, USA
Vaithianathan "Mani" Venkatasubramanian, Washington State University, USA
Sandip Roy, Washington State University, USA
Patrick Panciatici, RTE, France
Thibault Prevost, RTE, France
Xavier Florent, RTE, France

79 Using Demand Response to Shape the Fast Dynamics of the Bulk Power Network

Kasra Koorehdavoudi, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
Mengqi Yao, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Johanna L. Mathieu, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Sandip Roy, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA

93 PMU-Based Monitoring of Power System Dynamics Using Maximum Lyapunov Exponents – TERNA Case Study

Guanqun Wang, Burns & McDonnell, USA
Chen-Ching Liu, Washington State University, USA
Mahendra Patel, Electric Power Research Institute, USA
Evangelos Farantatos, Electric Power Research Institute, USA
Giorgio Giannuzzi, TERNA Rete Italia SpA, Italy
Roberto Zaottini, TERNA Rete Italia SpA, Italy

95 On Networked VIP Monitoring of Voltage Stability

Miroslav Begovic, Texas A&M University, USA
Aaqib Peerzada, Texas A&M University, USA
Reynaldo Nuqui, ABB, USA
Benjamin Picone, ERCOT, USA

11:00 - 12:00 S17-Data analytics for power systems II
Chair: João Peças Lopes, INESC TEC, Portugal

7 Online Convex Optimization for Demand Response

Antoine Lesage-Landry, University of Toronto, Canada
Joshua A. Taylor, University of Toronto, Canada

49 The Validation of Synthetic Power System Cases

Eran Schweitzer, Arizona State University, USA
Anna Scaglione, Arizona State University, USA
Robert Thomas, Cornell University, USA



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