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Production Cost Modeling of Cogenerators in an Interconnected Electric Supply System
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The Optimal State Electricity Supply System in Texas (OSEST) research project is part of the continuing Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) effort to identify possible improvements in the production, transmission, and use of electricity in the state. The OSEST project is designed to identify the general configuration of the optimal electric supply system resulting from coordinated system planning and operation from a statewide perspective. The Optimized Generation Planning Program (OGP) and Multi-Area Production Simulation Program with Megawatt Flow (MAPS/MWFLOW) are two computer programs developed by General Electric that are being used in the study. Both of these programs perform production costing calculations to evaluate the performance of various electric supply system configurations necessary to appropriately model the present and future cogeneration activity in the service areas of the electric utilities that compose the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
SubjectOptimal State Electricity Supply System in Texas (OSEST)
Cogeneration Activity Modeling
Ragsdale, K. (1989). Production Cost Modeling of Cogenerators in an Interconnected Electric Supply System. Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu). Available electronically from