Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Chris Dent

Chancellor's Fellow in Industrial Mathematics

  1. 2018
  2. ADMM-based Distributed OPF Problem Meets Stochastic Communication Delay

    Xu, J., Sun, H. & Dent, C., 3 Oct 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. An integrated optimization + learning approach to optimal dynamic pricing for the retailer with multi-type customers in smart grids

    Meng, F., Zeng, X-J., Zhang, Y., Dent, C. & Gong, D., Jun 2018, In : Information Sciences . 448-449, p. 215-232 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Quantifying uncertainty in wholesale electricity price projections using Bayesian emulation of a generation investment model

    Wilson, A., Dent, C. & Goldstein, M., 1 Mar 2018, In : Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 13, p. 42-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Challenges for Probabilistic Generation Adequacy Assessment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edwards, G., Dent, C. & Wade, N., 1 Feb 2018, Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2017 IEEE. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  6. 2017
  7. Assessing the Potential Impact of Grid-Scale Variable Renewable Energy on the Reliability of Electricity Supply in Kenya

    Edwards, G., Dent, C. & Wade, N., 5 Dec 2017, In : IDS Bulletin. 48, 5-6, 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Assessing the contribution of nightly rechargeable grid-scale storage to generation capacity adequacy

    Edwards, G., Sheehy, S., Dent, C. & Troffaes, M. C. M., Dec 2017, In : Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 12, p. 69-81 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Modelling in Public Policy

    Wilson, A., Copeland, C., Tehrani, E. & Dent, C., 1 Oct 2017, HubNet. 22 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  10. Pumped Thermal Electricity Storage for Active Distribution Network Applications

    Ibrahim, A. A., Kazemtabrizi, B., Bordin, C., Dent, C. & McTigue, J. D., 20 Jul 2017, PowerTech, 2017 IEEE Manchester . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  11. Research on Common-Mode and Dependent (CMD) Outage Events in Power Systems: A Review

    Papic, M., Agarwal, S., Allan, R. N., Billinton, R., Dent, C., Ekisheva, S., Gent, D., Jiang, K., Li, W., Mitra, J., Pitto, A., Schneider, A., Singh, C., Vadlamudi, V. V. & Varghese, M., Mar 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 32, 2, p. 1528-1536 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  12. Operational Planning and Optimisation in Active Distribution Networks using Modern Intelligent Power Flow Controllers

    Ibrahim, A. A., Kazemtabrizi, B. & Dent, C., 16 Feb 2017, PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2016 IEEE . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  13. A Linear Programming Approach for Battery Degradation Analysis and Optimization in Offgrid Power Systems with Solar Energy Integration

    Bordin, C., Anuta, H., Crossland, A., Lascurain, G., Dent, C. & Vigo, D., Feb 2017, In : Renewable Energy. 101, p. 417-430 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. The Coordinated Voltage Control Meets Imperfect Communication System

    Xu, J., Sun, H. & Dent, C., 2017, PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2016 IEEE . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  15. 2016
  16. Capacity Value of Solar Power: Report of the IEEE PES Task Force on Capacity Value of Solar Power: International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS)

    Dent, C., Sioshansi, R., Reinhart, J., Wilson, A., Zachary, S., Lynch, M., Bothwell, C. & Steele, C., 5 Dec 2016, 2016 International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems. Beijing: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  17. Impact of high wind penetration on variability of unserved energy in power system adequacy: International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS)

    Sheehy, S., Edwards, G., Dent, C., Kazemtabrizi, B., Troffaes, M. & Tindemans, S., Dec 2016, 2016 International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS) . Beijing: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  18. Benchmarking and Validation of Cascading Failure Analysis Tools

    Bialek, J., Ciapessoni, E., Cirio, D., CotillaSanchez, E., Dent, C., Dobson, I., Henneaux, P., Hines, P., Jardim, J., Miller, S., Panteli, M., Papic, M., Pitto, A., QuirosTortos, J. & Wu, D., Nov 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 31, 6, p. 4887-4900 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Bayesian framework for power network planning under uncertainty

    Lawson, A., Goldstein, M. & Dent, C., Sep 2016, In : Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 7, p. 47-57 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Distribution network optimization for real-time generation & flexible demand management

    Loukarakis, E. & Dent, C., 11 Aug 2016, Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), 2016 . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  21. Calibration and sensitivity analysis of long-term generation investment models using Bayesian emulation

    Xu, M., Wilson, A. & Dent, C., Mar 2016, In : Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 5, p. 58-69 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Decentralized Multi-Period Economic Dispatch for Real-Time Flexible Demand Management

    Loukarakis, E., Dent, C. & Bialek, J., Jan 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 31, 1, p. 672-684 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Coordinated Control of DC Voltage Magnitudes and State of Charges in a Cluster of DC Microgrids

    Shahbazi, M., Kazemtabrizi, B. & Dent, C., 2016, PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2016 IEEE . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  24. 2015
  25. Data Analysis and Robust Modelling of the Impact of Renewable Generation on Long Term Security of Supply and Demand

    Troffaes, M., Williams, E. & Dent, C., 5 Oct 2015, 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting. Denver, Colorado, US: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  26. Investigation of Maximum Possible OPF Problem Decomposition Degree for Decentralized Energy Markets

    Loukarakis, E., Bialek, J. & Dent, C., Sep 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 30, 5, p. 2566-2578 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Quantifying the contribution of wind farms to distribution network reliability

    Blake, S., Taylor, P., Dent, C. & Miller, D., May 2015, In : Wind Energy. 18, 5, p. 941-953 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Forecasting and Probabilistic Methods for Power Systems: A Review of UK Research

    Dent, C., 2015, IET. 16 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  29. 2014
  30. Defining and Evaluating the Capacity Value of Distributed Generation

    Dent, C., HernandezOrtiz, A., Blake, S., Miller, D. & Roberts, D., 23 Oct 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 30, 5, p. 2329-2337 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Further Results on the Probability Theory of Capacity Value of Additional Generation

    Dent, C. & Zachary, S., 2014, International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). Durham, England: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  32. 2013
  33. Capacity value of distributed generation for network capacity planning

    Aalto, J. (ed.), Dent, C., Davison, P., Blake, S., Miller, D. & Roberts, D., 16 Dec 2013, 2Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2013), 22nd International Conference and Exhibition on. Stockholm, Sweden: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  34. Renewable electric energy integration: Quantifying the value of design of markets for international transmission capacity

    Neuhoff, K., Barquin, J., Bialek, J., Boyd, R., Dent, C., Echavarren, F., Grau, T., C, V., Hobbs, B., Kunz, F. & Nabe, C., Nov 2013, In : Energy Economics. 40, p. 760-772 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. A general framework for decentralized trading in electricity markets

    Loukarakis, E., Bialek, J. & Dent, C., 2013, Bulk Power System Dynamics and Control - IX Optimization, Security and Control of the Emerging Power Grid (IREP), 2013 IREP Symposium. 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  36. Challenge: Modelling Unit Commitment as a Planning Problem

    Campion, J., Dent, C., Fox, M., Long, D. & Magazzeni, D., 2013, 23rd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-13). ICAPS-13

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  37. 2012
  38. Probability theory of capacity value of additional generation

    Zachary, S. & Dent, C., Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability. 226, 1, p. 33-43 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Wind generation’s contribution to supporting peak electricity demand – meteorological insights

    Brayshaw, D., Dent, C. & Zachary, S., Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability. 226, 1, p. 44-50 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Capacity Value of Additional Generation: Probability Theory and Sampling Uncertainty

    Dent, C. & Zachary, S., 2012, International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). Istanbul

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  41. Capacity value of solar power

    Duignan, R., Dent, C., Mills, A., Samaan, N., Milligan, M., Keane, A. & O'Malley, M., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting 2012. 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  42. Overview of Common Mode outages in power systems

    Papic, M., Awodele, K., Billinton, R., Dent, C., Eager, D., Hamoud, G., Jirutitijaroen, C., Kumbale, M., Mitra, J., Samaan, N., Schneider, A. & Singh, C., 2012, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  43. Risk Limiting Dispatch

    Entriken, R., Varaiya, P., Wu, F., Bialek, J., Dent, C., Tuohy, A. & Rajagopal, R., 2012, 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. San Diego: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  44. 2011
  45. Capacity Value of Wind Power

    Keane, A., Milligan, M., Dent, C., Hasche, B., D'Annunzio, C., Dragoon, K., Holttinen, H., Samaan, N., Soder, L. & O'Malley, M., May 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 26, 2, p. 564-572 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Non-iterative Method for Modeling Systematic Data Errors in Power System Risk Assessment

    Dent, C. & Bialek, J., Feb 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 26, 1, p. 120-127 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Opportunity Cost Bidding by Wind Generators in Forward Markets: Analytical Results

    Dent, C., Bialek, J. & Hobbs, B., Jan 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 26, 3, p. 1600-1608 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Challenges in Quantifying Wind Generation’s Contribution to Securing Peak Demand

    Zachary, S., Dent, C. & Brayshaw, D., 2011, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (invited paper). Detroit: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. Component Time-to-Failure Distribution Estimation with Limited Statistical Data: A Critical Survey

    Dent, C. & Gray, J., 2011, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. Detroit: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  50. Electricity Market Reform – consultation document. Comments on behalf of Durham Energy Institute

    Bialek, J., Dent, C. & Eager, D., 2011, Durham Energy Institute.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  51. Model structures, data and meteorological insights for assessing wind generation’s contribution to supporting peak electricity demand

    Dent, C., Brayshaw, D. & Zachary, S., 2011, Advances in Risk and Reliability Symposium. Stratford-upon-Avon

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. 2010
  53. Simplified Methods for Renewable Generation Capacity Credit Calculation: A Critical Review

    Dent, C., Keane, A. & Bialek, J., Sep 2010, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2010 IEEE. Minneapolis: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  54. Electricity Tracing in Systems With and Without Circulating Flows: Physical Insights and Mathematical Proofs

    Achayuthakan, C., Dent, C., Bialek, J. & Ongsakul, W., Feb 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 25, 2, p. 1078-1087 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Application of wind generation capacity credits in the Great Britain and Irish systems

    Dent, C., Bialek, J., Hasche, B. & Keane, A., 2010, Proceedings of CIGRE 2010. Paris: CIGRE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  56. Capacity value of large tidal barrages

    Radtke, J., Couch, S. & Dent, C., 2010, IEEE 11th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). Singapore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  57. Challenges in power system modelling

    Hobbs, B., Ralph, D., Bialek, J., Kirschen, D., O'Malley, M., Meyn, S. & Dent, C., 2010, In : Inside OR.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Experience with Stochastic Methods for the Planning and Operation of Transmission Systems

    Dent, C., 2010, Cigre Session. Paris

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  59. Generation adequacy assessment with high wind penetrations

    Dent, C., 2010, National Grid.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  60. Insufficient Ramping Resource Expectation: A New Flexibility Metric

    Dent, C., Lannoye, E., Power, M. & Keane, A., 2010, Cigre Session. Paris

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  61. NETS SQSS Fundamental Review: April Consultation Response

    Dent, C., Bialek, J. & Zachary, S., 2010, National Grid. 1 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  62. The World Croquet Federation ranking review

    Dent, C., Nel, L. & Kirby, J., 2010, In : Inside OR.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. 2009
  64. ‘Operating the Electricity Transmission Network in 2020: Response to Initial Consultation’, August 2009

    Dent, C., Eager, D., Harrison, G., Bialek, J., Richards, A. & Zachary, S., 2009, National Grid.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  65. 2008
  66. Efficient secure AC OPF for distributed generation uptake maximisation

    Dent, C. J., Ochoa, L. F., Harrison, G. P. & Bialek, J. W., 1 Jan 2008, 16th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2008. Power Systems Computation Conference ( PSCC )

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  67. Efficient secure OPF for distributed generation uptake maximisation: Power Systems Computation Conference

    Dent, C., Ochoa, L., Harrison, G. & Bialek, J., 2008, Glasgow, Scotland

    Research output: Other contribution

  68. Maximisation of intermittent renewable generation in active networks: CIRED Seminar: SmartGrids for Distribution

    Ochoa, L., Dent, C. & Harrison, G., 2008, Frankfurt, Germany

    Research output: Other contribution

  69. 2007
  70. Optimisation modelling in the electric power industry

    Dent, C., 2007, In : SCRE Newsletter.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. 2003
  72. Phase and intensity dependence of the dynamical Franz-Keldysh effect

    Dent, C., Murdin, B. & Galbraith, I., 16 Apr 2003, In : Physical Review B. 67, 16, 165312

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. 2001
  74. Quasiparticle lifetimes in the charged Bose gas and thecuprates

    Alexandrov, A. & Dent, C., 2001, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 13, 20, p. L417-L422

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle