Determination of Transmission and Distribution Charges
Dear All, 

A slightly off topic question. 

TIMES is a generation system planning model but transmission and distribution are also the part of power system so my question is what is a good way to allocated transmission and distribution cost in the power system using TIMES?

Option a: allocating capex and O&M cost for transmission asset similar to a generation asset? But the problem with this transmission of power is dependent on distance? Is there any place where I can find global reference cost of Capex and O&M in per MW terms 

Option B: Allocating a per unit cost for transmission and distribution of each unit of electricity?

Which one is a better option to be used in TIMES based power system model?


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Determination of Transmission and Distribution Charges - by vsaini - 25-07-2019, 11:51 AM

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