Evaluation of Power Outage Costs for Industrial and Service Sectors in Finland

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Küfeoglu, Sinan
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-02T08:29:03Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-02T08:29:03Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/3734
dc.description.abstract Electric power business has changed dramatically for the past 30 years. There is a considerable change in the structure and electric power system operation throughout the world. Having an unbundled and competitive electric market, Finland is a proper country to study power outage costs for industrial and service sector customers. An electric power outage, which has many social and most importantly economical outcomes, is an undesired and unpleasant event that leads to inevitable damages to the society. Regardless of its psychological effects, preventing power outages presents a vital importance due to its severe effects on economy. Therefore, since it has so many motivating factors, studying and estimating the outage costs have been an attractive and popular field of study for the recent years. There are several methods used in assessing the customer costs of electric power outages. Among all, three major classes; indirect analytical methods, customer surveys and case studies, are commonly used in the power business and academic studies The main purpose of this thesis is to develop a proper mathematical model to be able to reach a conclusion to make estimations about the customer outage costs and to give the utilities and large power consuming customers an idea about these costs. At this point, a way to find out an almost linear model for this problem will be sought. en
dc.format.extent [12] + 73
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.title Evaluation of Power Outage Costs for Industrial and Service Sectors in Finland en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.department Sähkötekniikan laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword interruption en
dc.subject.keyword reliability en
dc.subject.keyword outage cost en
dc.subject.keyword CIC en
dc.subject.keyword customer en
dc.subject.keyword utility en
dc.subject.keyword industry sector en
dc.subject.keyword service sector en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201207022700
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Sähköverkot ja suurjännitetekniikka fi
dc.programme.mcode S-18
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.supervisor Lehtonen, Matti
dc.location P1 fi


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