For Students

You are probably a grad student in an class like Power System Economics or an undergrad in an upper level course like Power System Analysis.

You are probably learning about ED, OPF, or UC and need a tool to solve problems. Minpower is the tool for you.

Solve a problem

Get started by solving the one of the problems built into Minpower:

minpower uc

Or check out the tutorials:

Or check the full reference on how to Creating a Problem.


Perhaps you are unfamiliar with Python? Check out Intro to Python to get up to speed.

Check out Stackoverflow for general Python help.

If you find a bug, please report it on the GitHub issue tracker.