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Prof Eddie Anderson
Prof Thomas-Olivier Leautier
Prof Michel de Lara
Dr Vincent Leclere
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Mahbubeh Habibian
Regan Baucke
Corey Kok
Keith Ruddell
Faisal Wahid
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Electric Power Optimization Centre
About EPOC
Our research uses mathematical modelling, optimization and statistical tools to comprehend modern electricity markets such as the NZEM, and to analyze and develop methods for efficient generation schemes and demand-side participation.
EPOC Winter Workshop

The 15th Annual EPOC Winter Workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 7, at the Engineering School at the University of Auckland. If you wish to attend, please contact Andy Philpott at
PhD Scholarship Awarded (pdf)

The Te Punaha Matatini PhD scholarship for research leading to new models and software for computing the value of stored water has been awarded to Ms Niloufar Izadinia from Tehran. She will take up the scholarship in October 2016.
EPOC Seminar by Par Holmberg (html)

Dr Par Holmberg from IFN, Stockholm will give a seminar, Pro-competitive rationing in multi-unit auctions, on December 9, Room 201, 70 Symonds Street.
Integrating consumption and reserve strategies for large consumers in electricity markets

Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, 2016, 682, pp 23–30
Non-invasive test scheduling of the grid over live electricity markets

Interfaces (to appear; DOI 10.1287/inte.2016.0865)
A column generation approach for solving generation expansion planning problems with high re- newable energy penetration

Electric Power Systems Research, 136, Pages 232–241
MIDAS: A Mixed Integer Dynamic Approximation Scheme (updated) (pdf)

Arbitrage-free Pricing of Contingent Claims in Incomplete Markets via Moment Problems

Living in a Carbon-based World: CO2 and its impact on the EU Power Sector (ppt)

Predictive and prescriptive analytics of grid defection

Investment Models for Electricity Systems under Uncertainty

Consultation on Transmission Pricing Methodology Second Issues Paper (pdf)

Consultation on Transmission Pricing Methodology Review TPM Options (pdf)

Electricity markets with hydro (pdf)

Talk at UFSC, Florianopolis, July 20, 2016.
Electricity markets with wind energy (pdf)

Talk to ONS, Rio de Janeiro, July 12, 2016.
EPOC Winter Workshop 2016

Talks soon available for download.
EPOC Winter Workshop 2015

Talks now available for download.