On Electricity Market Equilibria with Storage: Modeling, Uniqueness, and a Distributed ADMM

We consider spot-market trading of electricity including storage operators as additional agents besides producers and consumers. Storages allow for shifting produced electricity from one time period to a later one. Due to this, multiple market equilibria may occur even if classical uniqueness assumptions for the case without storages are satisfied. For models containing storage operators, … Read more

Uniqueness of Market Equilibria on Networks with Transport Costs

We study the existence and uniqueness of equilibria for perfectly competitive markets in capacitated transport networks. The model under consideration is rather general so that it captures basic aspects of related models in, e.g., gas or electricity networks. We formulate the market equilibrium model as a mixed complementarity problem and show the equivalence to a … Read more

Uniqueness and Multiplicity of Market Equilibria on DC Power Flow Networks

We consider uniqueness and multiplicity of market equilibria in a short-run setup where traded quantities of electricity are transported through a capacitated network in which power flows have to satisfy the classical lossless DC approximation. The firms face fluctuating demand and decide on their production, which is constrained by given capacities. Today, uniqueness of such … Read more

A Path to the Arrow-Debreu Competitive Market Equilibrium

We present polynomial-time interior-point algorithms for solving the Fisher and Arrow-Debreu competitive market equilibrium problems with linear utilities and $n$ players. Both of them have the arithmetic operation complexity bound of $O(n^4\log(1/\epsilon))$ for computing an $\epsilon$-equilibrium solution. If the problem data are rational numbers and their bit-length is $L$, then the bound to generate an … Read more