Special Issue "Ensemble Forecasting Applied to Power Systems"
A special issue of Forecasting (ISSN 2571-9394).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019
Forecasting is a crucial task in planning and managing modern power systems at various levels, such as transmission networks, distribution systems, and smart grids. Many important operations nowadays are scheduled and performed on the basis of predictions of several variables, such as non-controllable generation, loads, energy prices, and power quality indicators. Forecasts at different lead times, ranging from several minutes to several days, are needed in order to suit different applications and scenarios.
The application of forecasting techniques to power systems, in both deterministic and probabilistic frameworks, is yet to be fully explored.
Recent trends suggest the suitability of ensemble approaches in order to increase the versatility and robustness of forecasting systems. Stacking, boosting, and bagging techniques were successfully applied in several frameworks, and have recently started to attract the interest of power system practitioners. The subject is therefore worthy of further investigation.
This Special Issue addresses the development of new, advanced, ensemble forecasting methods applied to power systems. The Special Issue is opened to contributions, developed in both deterministic and probabilistic frameworks, which provide accurate forecasts in terms of spot values, prediction intervals, predictive distributions, predictive quantiles.
We are particularly interested in contributions dealing with forecasting power generated from renewable non-controllable sources (such as solar, wind, and tidal), loads (such as aggregated, individual, domestic, industrial, electrical vehicles), energy prices, and power quality indicators (such as voltage sag and harmonics). Further contributions with adequate level of innovation are encouraged as well.
All of the submitted contributions must demonstrate a theoretical sound framework, presenting also practical applications to actual scenarios.
Prof. Dr. Antonio Bracale
Dr. Pasquale De Falco
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- Ensemble forecasting
- Renewable generation forecasting
- Industrial load forecasting
- Price forecasting
- Power quality indices forecasting
- Smart grids