11. Optimal Load Shedding

  1. Jizhong Zhu Ph.D Principal Engineer Advisory Professor1,2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch11

Optimization of Power System Operation

Optimization of Power System Operation

How to Cite

Zhu, J. (2009) Optimal Load Shedding, in Optimization of Power System Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    AREVA T&D Inc., Redmond, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 31 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470298886

Online ISBN: 9780470466971



  • optimal load shedding;
  • optimal power system load-shedding methods;
  • undervoltage load shedding


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conventional Load Shedding

  • Intelligent Load Shedding

  • Formulation of Optimal Load Shedding

  • Optimal Load Shedding with Network Constraints

  • Optimal Load Shedding without Network Constraints

  • Distributed Interruptible Load Shedding

  • Undervoltage Load Shedding

  • Congestion Management

  • References