Dynamic LMP Response Under Alternative Price-Cap and Price-Sensitive Demand Scenarios
AbstractThis study investigates the complicated nonlinear effects of demand-bid price sensitivity and supply-offer price caps on Locational Marginal Prices (LMPs) for bulk electric power when profit-seeking generators can learn over time how to strategize their supply offers. Systematic computational experiments are conducted using AMES, an open-source agent-based test bed developed by the authors. AMES models a restructured wholesale power market operating through time over an AC transmission grid subject to line constraints, generation capacity constraints, and strategic trader behaviors. Related work can be accessed at: http://www.econ.iastate.edu/tesfatsi/AMESMarketHome.htm
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 12975.
Date of creation: 01 Jul 2008
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locational marginal prices; market power; Agent-based test bed; AMES; wholesale electric power; demand response; price caps;
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