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IEEE 2781-2022

IEEE Guide for Load Modeling and Simulations for Power Systems

Load modeling plays an important role in power system modeling, and the load model is an indispensable component in power system simulation. To get accurate load models and formulate a unified document, this guide has been developed to provide comprehensive policies and procedures of load modeling and simulations. A review and comparison of the two most widely used methodologies for load modeling is presented in this document, that is, the measurement based and component-based approaches. A critical and updated overview of opportunities and challenges of load modeling with emerging networks and components is also provided. The guidelines for power system simulation with a variety of load models are proposed. A case study adhering to the proposed guidelines clearly indicates the need for a hybrid approach in the future that will combine the strengths of the measurement-based and component-based approaches with the data acquisition capabilities offered by modern measurement equipment.

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PE/SBLC - Smart Buildings, Loads and Customer Systems
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IEEE Power and Energy Society
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PE/SBLC - Smart Buildings, Loads and Customer Systems
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Loads/Load Model - Load Modeling and Simulation WG
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Michael Kipness
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Jizhong Zhu
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