Research areas

suggested by
Shmuel S. Oren
(University of California at Berkeley, Oren@IEOR.Berkeley.edu)

1. Market design
  • Energy
  • Transmission (congestion management / transmission rights)
  • Ancillary services
2. Auction design
  • Single part / Multipart
  • Pay what you bid / Uniform
  • Sequential / Simultaneous
  • Combinatorial / Progessive
  • Game theory / Experimental economics
3. Risk management
  • Price models
  • Instrument design and pricing
  • Combining real & financial levels
  • Accounting for physical constraints
4. Market power
  • Effect of transmission constraints
5. Transmission investment
  • Incentives
  • Cooperative games
6. Power engineering aspects
  • Effect of distributed resources on system security
  • Dynamic on line security analysis
  • Measurement based control
  • Grid of the future