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Title: Optimal Electric Utility Expansion

Abstract

SAGE-WASP is designed to find the optimal generation expansion policy for an electrical utility system. New units can be automatically selected from a user-supplied list of expansion candidates which can include hydroelectric and pumped storage projects. The existing system is modeled. The calculational procedure takes into account user restrictions to limit generation configurations to an area of economic interest. The optimization program reports whether the restrictions acted as a constraint on the solution. All expansion configurations considered are required to pass a user supplied reliability criterion. The discount rate and escalation rate are treated separately for each expansion candidate and for each fuel type. All expenditures are separated into local and foreign accounts, and a weighting factor can be applied to foreign expenditures.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lakeland Electric and Water
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/NE
Contributing Org.:
Not Specified
OSTI Identifier:
1230158
Report Number(s):
SAGEWASP; 000323IPCAT00
DOE Contract Number:
P
Resource Type:
Software
Software Revision:
00
Software Package Number:
000323
Software Package Contents:
ESTSC Note; Software Abstract; ORNL-4945;\1 CD-ROM
Software CPU:
IPCAT
Open Source:
No
Source Code Available:
Yes
Other Software Info:
Eleven disk files are created by the program and up to six of these are used by an individual program.
Related Software:
The WASP program evolved from the Tennessee Valley Authority''s Systems Analysis Generation Expansion (SAGE) program. This release includes the modifications and enhancements defined by the IAEA Newsletters (references 3, 4,and 5) and includes any changes up to but not including those described at the Columbus, Ohio, August 1977 WASP User''s Meeting.
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

. Optimal Electric Utility Expansion. Computer software. Vers. 00. DOE/NE. 10 Oct. 1989. Web.
. (1989, October 10). Optimal Electric Utility Expansion (Version 00) [Computer software].
. Optimal Electric Utility Expansion. Computer software. Version 00. October 10, 1989.
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doi = {},
year = {Tue Oct 10 00:00:00 EDT 1989},
month = {Tue Oct 10 00:00:00 EDT 1989},
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