System security and reliabilityProject Australian Energy Council Double-Sided Causer Pays Study
This report aims to put the Double-sided Causer Pays (DSCP) concept on a wider theoretical and practical foundation. It demonstrates the basis for DSCP’s efficiency, operational stability and consistency with related frequency control services.
This is the second of a set of four reports to be prepared under an AEC/ARENA supported project to study the theoretical and practical bases for a specific implementation of Frequency Deviation Pricing (FDP), known as Double-Side Causer Pays (DSCP).
The Inception Report set out how the project team intends to approach the project, setting out the intended steps in detail.
The current report outlines the theoretical basis for FDP and how it could be implemented as DSCP. Specifically, we also examine some critical implementation issues with a view to resolving or at least clarifying and quantifying them in the set of analytical studies to be covered in the analysis report.
This report outlines a model, the Linear-Quadratic Regulator (LQR) Model of the electricity system which, when extended to support inputs from available measurements, provides a robust foundation for FDP and the DSCP analysis. Computer code has been developed which, when further enhanced with additional reporting and realistic data, will be used for the studies in the next phase of the project.