01367nas a2200181 4500008003900000245010000039210006900139260002900208520068100237653001000918653002800928653001300956653001300969100001900982700002201001700002401023856013801047 2015 d00aTowards a Transmission Line Limit Preserving Algorithm for Large-Scale Power System Equivalents0 aTowards a Transmission Line Limit Preserving Algorithm for Large aKauai, HIbIEEEc01/20153 aPower system equivalents have long been used for reducing the size of power systems networks. While there are a number of equivalencing methods, little attention has been paid on how to retain thermal line limits from the original system. This paper presents an approach to develop an equivalent network for a large scale power system that preserves the thermal line limits from the equivalenced lines. The proposed method is able to assign limits to equivalent lines with inexpensive computation and is operating point independent even with a loaded system. The algorithm is applied to create a backbone type equivalent system of the Eastern Interconnection in North America.10aCERTS10areliability and markets10aRM11-00110aSuperOPF1 aJang, Wonhyeok1 aMohapatra, Saurav1 aOverbye, Thomas, J. uhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=7070147&refinements%3D4256109463%26filter%3DAND%28p_IS_Number%3A7069647%29