13. Uncertainty Analysis in Power Systems

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

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch13

Optimization of Power System Operation

Optimization of Power System Operation

How to Cite

Zhu, J. (2009) Uncertainty Analysis in Power Systems, in Optimization of Power System Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch13

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



  • uncertainty analysis in power systems;
  • uncertainty power flow analysis;
  • VAR optimization and uncertain reactive load


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Uncertainty

  • Uncertainty Load Analysis

  • Uncertainty Power Flow Analysis

  • Economic Dispatch with Uncertainties

  • Hydrothermal System Operation with Uncertainty

  • Unit Commitment with Uncertainties

  • VAR Optimization with Uncertain Reactive Load

  • Probabilistic Optimal Power Flow

  • Comparison of Deterministic and Probabilistic Methods

  • References