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MATPOWER

A MATLAB Power System Simulation Package

by Ray D. Zimmerman, Carlos E. Murillo-Sánchez & Deqiang (David) Gan


MATPOWER is a package of MATLAB® M-files for solving power flow and optimal power flow problems. It is intended as a simulation tool for researchers and educators that is easy to use and modify. MATPOWER is designed to give the best performance possible while keeping the code simple to understand and modify. It was initially developed as part of the PowerWeb project.


Terms of Use (MATPOWER 3.2 and earlier)

  • MATPOWER is free of charge. Anyone may use it.
  • We make no warranties, express or implied. Specifically, we make no guarantees regarding the correctness MATPOWER's code or its fitness for any particular purpose.
  • Any publications derived from the use of MATPOWER must acknowledge MATPOWER and cite [2].
  • Anyone may modify MATPOWER for their own use as long as the original copyright notices remain in place.
  • MATPOWER may not be redistributed without written permission.
  • Modified versions of MATPOWER, or works derived from MATPOWER, may not be distributed without written permission.
[2]  R. D. Zimmerman, C. E. Murillo-Sánchez, and R. J. Thomas, "MATPOWER Steady-State Operations, Planning and Analysis Tools for Power Systems Research and Education," Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 12-19, Feb. 2011.

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