Challenge 2 Trial 3 datasets available; Sandbox submission is open

Sandbox submissions, closed during the evaluation of Trial 3 results, are open again. Trial 3 synthetic datasets are available from the Sandbox Dataset page in the C2_Trial_3 section.

The Trial 2 Leaderboard is available. Trial 2 synthetic datasets are available from the Sandbox Dataset page in the C2_Trial_2 section.

The Trial 1 Leaderboard is available. All Trial 1 and 2  datasets may be run with a Sandbox submission; the synthetic datasets may be downloaded but not the industry ones.

Familiarize yourself with the Problem Formulation (updated May 31, 2021), Rules and the Timeline (summarized below; updated June 1, 2021), and Scoring (updated May 20, 2021). 

See References/Time Limits for information about time limits.

Announcing Challenge 2

Challenge 2

Challenge 2 is expanding upon the SCOPF problem posed in Challenge 1 by adding adjustable transformer tap ratios, phase shifting transformers, switchable shunts, transmission line switching, price-responsive demand, ramp rate constrained generators and loads, and fast-start unit commitment.

Timeline:  The Challenge 2 competition timeline updated June 1, 2021, is illustrated below and in the Timeline document. 


Challenge 2 Timeline

 

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