# Title: Eight-Zone Test System
Authors: Dheepak Krishnamurthy, Wanning Li and Leigh Tesfatsion
Affiliation: Iowa State University
Contact | Email
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Dheepak Krishnamurthy | email@example.com
Wanning Li | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Leigh Tesfatsion | email@example.com
# Introduction #
The 8-Zone Test System is a framework based on ISO New England data that has been implemented using the AMES Wholesale Power Market Test Bed. AMES is a computational platform (Java/Python) permitting the small-scale study of U.S. centrally-managed wholesale power markets operating over AC transmission grids with congestion handled by locational marginal pricing.
# Additional information about AMES: #
AMES Wholesale Power Market Test Bed: Homepage
# Basic information about the 8-Zone Test System: #
The 8-Zone Test System consists of three basic parts:
(1) Test System Data: Test System Data is based on data from ISO New England and other reliable sources.
(2) Test System Construction Scripts: These scripts build test cases for the 8-Zone Test System that can be run by means of AMES.
(3) Test System Output Parsing Scripts: These scripts parse the results of these test case runs to calculate costs and other desired outputs.
Example of GUI