8. Optimal Power Flow

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

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch8

Optimization of Power System Operation

Optimization of Power System Operation

How to Cite

Zhu, J. (2009) Optimal Power Flow, in Optimization of Power System Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470466971.ch8

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 power flow and optimal power flow algorithms;
  • early LP-based OPF method and network constrained economic power dispatch;
  • power system security in deregulated power industry


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Newton Method

  • Gradient Method

  • Linear Programming OPF

  • Modified Interior Point OPF

  • OPF with Phase Shifter

  • Multiple-Objectives OPF

  • Particle Swarm Optimization for OPF

  • References