• Operational issues in a competitive electricity market environment (e.g. reactive power markets)
  • Market design and auction mechanisms
  • Ancillary service management
  • Pricing models
  • Development of dispatch tools for demand-side power management (Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)/ Demand Response (DR)) including Distributed Generation (DG) and price uncertainties
  • Probabilistic and stochastic Optimal Power Flow (OPF) problems
  • Load and price forecasting
  • Smart grid
  • Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs)