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  1. Here is the full Library guided reading list for Power System Operation & Economics.

     

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  2. Core Texts for Power System Operation and Economics 3 items
    1. Power generation, operation, and control - Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, ̌ Gerald B. Shebl 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    2. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book Essential

    3. Electric energy systems: analysis and operation - Antonio Gómez Expósito, Antonio J. Conejo, Claudio Cañizares 2008

      Book Essential

  3. Section 1: Optimization, Economic Dispatch and Unit Commitment 2 items
    1. High voltage engineering: fundamentals - Edmund Kuffel, W. S. Zaengl, J. Kuffel 2000

      Book Recommended

    2. Unit Commitment (UC) 1 item
      1. Power generation, operation, and control - Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, ̌ Gerald B. Shebl 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

  4. Section 2: Fundamentals of Markets and Contracts 1 item
    1. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book Recommended Chapter 2 is an excellent introduction to the basic concepts from economics that are needed to understand electricity markets

  5. Section 3: Markets of Elecrical Energy (MWh) 1 item
    1. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book Recommended Chapters 3 and 4

  6. Section 4: Ancillary Services and Generation Planning 2 items
    1. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book Recommended Chapter 5 and 6

    2. Engineering economy - E. Paul DeGarmo, William G. Sullivan, James A. Bontadelli c1988

      Chapter Recommended Chapter 3 Selections in present Economy is available electronically.

  7. Section 5: Optimal Power Flow and Nodal Pricing 2 items
    1. Power generation, operation, and control - Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, ̌ Gerald B. Shebl 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book Recommended

  8. Section 6: Transmission Investment 1 item
    1. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book Recommended

  9. Section 7: Transmission Pricing 1 item
    1. Fundamentals of power system economics - Daniel S. Kirschen, Goran Strbac c2004

      Book 

  10. Section 8: Principles of Utility Regulation 1 item
    1. Guaranteed Standards: Ofgem Guidance and Proposals on Best Practice Electricity Distribution | Ofgem

      Webpage Recommended The Ofgem website provides documents on security and other standards which will enhance your understanding of how the UK regulation works.