COPPER (Canadian Opportunities for Planning and Production of Electricity Resources) is an electricity system planning model that co-optimizes investment in generation, transmission, and storage. It is a dynamic model with MILP formulation. It has a diverse set of generation technologies and considers power system constraints.
Electricity system planning studies and policy assessment.
Researcher, policy makers and utilities
Power system data, costs data, weather data, demand data
Investment decisions, generation mix, transmission expansion, emission, location of REs