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Concerns about system adequacy have led to the establishment of capacity mechanisms in a number of regulatory areas. Against this background, it is essential to accurately quantify the contribution to security of supply that results from interconnectors to neighbouring systems. This paper introduces a definition of capacity value for interconnection between two systems in the form of a capacity allocation curve. Four power flow policies are proposed to encompass the full range of possible market outcomes that may affect the capacity value. A convolution-based method is presented to efficiently compute and compare capacity allocation curves, and it is applied to a model system that is inspired by Great Britain's interconnection with the continental Europe. The results indicate areas of interest for the coordination of capacity mechanisms.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 IEEE PES General Meeting
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 11 Feb 2019

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