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Course Detail

Course Name Deregulated Power System
Course Code 15EEE333
Program B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Credits Campus: Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Amritapuri
Year Taught 2015
Year Taught 2016
Year Taught 2017
Year Taught 2018


Unit 1

Power Sector in India – Classical Operation of Power System, Least Cost Operation, Marginal Cost, Incremental Cost – inter utility interchange. Fundamentals of deregulated power system: Requirements and key issues – restructuring models – independent system operator (ISO).

Unit 2

Electricity Market: Competitive market – supply and demand functions, market equilibrium, types of market. Market power and mitigation, imperfect market. Transmission open access: transmission pricing, pricing scheme, concept of distribution factors – Location based Marginal Pricing LMPs.

Unit 3

Transmission capacity: Available Transfer Capacity (ATC), Open Access Sametime Information Systems (OASIS) – Transmission congestion management – Ancillary services: classification and definition – Indian Electricity Acts and Policies – 2003 acts – Availability Based Tariff (ABT).

Text Books

  • Kankar Bhattacharya, Math H J. Bollen and Jaap E. Daalder, “Operation of Restructured Power Systems”, Springer, 2001.
  • M. Shahidehpour and M. Alomoush, “Restructured Electric Power Systems – Operations, Trading and Volatility”, CRC Press, 2001.
  • Loi Lei Lai (Ed), “Power System Restructuring and Deregulation: Trading, performance and Information Technology,” John Wiley publications, 2001.


‘Deregulated Power System’ is a course offered in B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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