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Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP)

Synthetic Network for the Alaska "RainBelt" Electric Power System

The student team developed publicly accessible Alaska-based power system models and associated load and generation data representing seasonal and futuristic scenarios. The model and data is shared via GitHub and the BetterGrids repository, and is reproducible through code or documentation. Prior to this project, Alaska and Alaskan generation or load data were excluded from existing power system models, which are essential for assessing operations and planning of electric grids, including power systems' stability and future generation and load scenarios.

Faculty Adviser

David Beck, Director of Research & Education, eScience InstituteDirector, Scientific Software Engineering Center, Chemical Engineering


Abhineet Nigam
Boyuan Xie
Hu Kung
Laura Rackley
Yao-Yang Hsieh