IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

The mission of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems is to serve the whole Power System community, including researchers, practitioners, educators and students, by publishing and disseminating insightful research results of lasting value.


IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (TPWRS) welcomes papers on the education, analysis, operation, planning, and economics of electric generation, transmission, and distribution systems for general industrial, commercial, public, and domestic consumption, including the interaction with multi-energy carriers. The focus of TPWRS is the power system from a systems viewpoint instead of components of the system. It has five (5) key areas within its scope including:

  1. Power System Analysis, Computing, and Economics,
  2. Power System Dynamic Performance,
  3. Power System Operations,
  4. Power System Planning and Implementation,
  5. Power Engineering Education.

TPWRS’s editorial philosophy is to promote research, innovation, and exchange for the power engineering community. We believe the purpose of paper review and publication is to stimulate further development or applications by others. Therefore, if a paper has adequate contributions, is technically sound, and does not mislead readers, it deserves a chance for publication by TPWRS. We are working to make the review processes as clear and as fair as possible, improving the experiences for both authors and reviewers.

TPWRS Technical Areas & Associated Topics

Topics of interest to TPWRS are listed in the following website and is redisplayed below:

Power System Analysis, Computing, and Economics

  • Power system modelling
  • Power system analysis (e.g., load flow formulations and implementation)
  • Techno-economic aspects of congestion management and redispatch
  • Development of data and scenarios for system expansion
  • Transmission and distribution system analysis
  • Techno-economic aspects of Risk management
  • Reliability and resilience
  • Uncertainty and probability
  • Stochastic system and optimization applications
  • Intelligent system applications
  • Computing applications

Power System Dynamic Performance

  • Power system dynamic modeling: components and systems
  • Power system stability: phenomena, analysis, and techniques
  • Power system stability controls: design and applications
  • Power system dynamic measurements
  • Power system interaction with conventional and renewable generators
  • Dynamic security assessment: techniques and applications, risk-based methods

Power System Operations

  • Emerging methods for restructured systems
  • Transmission system operation and security
  • Distribution system operation
  • Energy control centers
  • Static and dynamic state estimation
  • Transmission and distribution system control

Power System Planning & Implementation

  • Computational techniques and analytical methods for system planning
  • Generation system resource planning
  • Transmission system expansion and planning
  • Distribution system expansion and planning
  • Customer products and services planning and implementation
  • Industry restructuring planning
  • Integrated and distributed resource planning
  • Techno-economic aspects of Integrated resource planning
  • Load forecasting, management and aggregation

Power Engineering Education

  • New instruction methods (software/internet/laboratory/combined with research)
  • Virtual classrooms/laboratories
  • Distance education
  • Life-long learning

The following topic areas are NOT within the scope of TPWRS:

  • Power quality: harmonics, flicker, voltage dips, voltage sags, etc.
  • Protection: all types of protection relays, circuit breakers, fuses, protection coordination, etc.
  • Fault current calculations
  • Grounding
  • Lightning protection
  • Fast electromagnetic phenomena excluding inverter-driven power system stability
  • Smart sensors, smart meters, AMI infrastructures
  • Blockchain technologies
  • Rural electrification
  • Energy communities
  • Platforms for local trading
  • Market specific aspects of congestion management and redispatch
  • Market specific aspects of risk management
  • Policy, socioeconomic and macroeconomic and regulatory aspects of resource planning
  • Global power system economics, principles of market organization and cost structure

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Impact Factor

The Impact Factor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems is 7.326.

Peer Review

The articles in this journal are peer reviewed in accordance with the requirements set forth in the IEEE Publication Services and Products Board Operations Manual ( Each published article was reviewed by a minimum of two independent reviewers using a single-blind peer review process, where the identities of the reviewers are not known to the authors, but the reviewers know the identities of the authors. Articles will be screened for plagiarism before acceptance.

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Overlength Page Charges

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Tables of Contents

Volume 37, Number 6, November 2022

Volume 37, Number 5, September 2022

Volume 37, Number 4, July 2022

Volume 37, Number 3, May 2022

Volume 37, Number 2, March 2022

Volume 37, Number 1, January 2022

Volume 36, Number 6, November 2021

Volume 36, Number 5, September 2021

Volume 36, Number 4, July 2021

Volume 36, Number 3, May 2021

Volume 36, Number 2, March 2021

Volume 36, Number 1, January 2021 (includes the Special Section on Hybrid AC/DC Transmission Grids)

Volume 35, Number 6, November 2020

Volume 35, Number 5, September 2020

Volume 35, Number 4, July 2020

Volume 35, Number 3, May 2020

Volume 35, Number 2, March 2020

Volume 35, Number 1, January 2020

Volume 34, Number 6, November 2019 (includes the Special Section on Advanced Methods in Grid Operation and Planning with High Penetration of Distributed Energy Resources)

Volume 34, Number 5, September 2019 (includes the Special Section on Transactive Approaches to Integration of Flexible Demand and Distributed Generation)

Volume 34, Number 4, July 2019

Volume 34, Number 3, May 2019

Volume 34, Number 2, March 2019

Volume 34, Number 1, January 2019

Volume 33, Number 6, November 2018

Volume 33, Number 5, September 2018

Volume 33, Number 4, July 2018

Volume 33, Number 3, May 2018 (includes the Special Section on Enabling Very High Penetration Renewable Energy Integration into Future Power Systems)

Volume 33, Number 2, March 2018

Volume 33, Number 1, January 2018

Volume 32, Number 6, November 2017

Volume 32, Number 5, September 2017

Volume 32, Number 4, July 2017

Volume 32, Number 3, May 2017

Volume 32, Number 2, March 2017 (includes the Special Section on Harnessing Flexible Transmission Assets for Power System Optimization)

Volume 32, Number 1, January 2017

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Editorial Board

Jovica V. Milanović, The University of Manchester

Past Editor-in-Chief:
Nikos Hatziargyriou, National Technical University of Athens

Power Engineering Letters Editor-in-Chief:
Rabih A. Jabr, American University of Beirut

Editor-in-Chief at Large:
Nikos Hatziargyriou, National Technical University of Athens

Senior Editor:
C. Y. Chung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

IEEE Transactions on Power Systems Associate Editors:
Yashodhan Agalgaonkar, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mads R. Almassalkhi, University of Vermont, Burlington
Farrokh Aminifar, University of Tehran
Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam, Aalborg University
Leandro Ramos de Araujo, Federal University of Juiz de Fora
Rui Bo, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Siqi Bu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Saikat Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Spyros Chatzivasileiadis, Technical University of Denmark
Y. Christine Chen, University of British Columbia
Chia-Chi Chu, National Tsing Hua University
Javier Contreras, University of Castilla-La Mancha
Mingjian Cui, University of Tennessee
Ruisheng Diao, Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute
Fei Ding, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Tao Ding, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Alejandro D. Dominguez-Garcia, University of Illinois
Anamika Dubey, Washington State University
Miao Fan, Siemens Industry Inc.
Xin Fang, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Chenghong Gu, University of Bath
Wei Gu, Southeast University
Qinglai Guo, Tsinghua University
Nikos Hatziargyriou, National Technical University of Athens
Yunhe Hou, The University of Hong Kong
Bo Hu, Chongqing University
Qiuhua Huang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Gabriela Hug, ETH Zürich
Tao Jiang, Northeast Electric Power University
Innocent Kamwa, Hydro-Québec Research Institute
Zhengshuo Li, Shandong University
Zhenzhi Lin, Zhejiang University
Wenxin Liu, Lehigh University
Pierluigi Mancarella, University of Melbourne
Lasantha Meegahapola, RMIT University
Federico Milano, University College Dublin
Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo, University of Tabriz
Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, University of California, Riverside
Juan Miguel Morales González, University of Málaga
Thomas Morstyn, University of Edinburgh
Anamitra Pal, Arizona State University
Bikash C. Pal, Imperial College London
Hrvoje Pandžić, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Masood Parvania, University of Utah
Alinson Santos Xavier, Argonne National Laboratory
Nilanjan Senroy, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Di Shi, AInergy LLC
Pierluigi Siano, University of Salerno
Abhinav Kumar Singh, University of Southampton
Ravindra Singh, Argonne National Laboratory
Kai Sun, University of Tennessee
Fei Teng, Imperial College London
Alfredo Vaccaro, University of Sannio
François Vallee, University of Mons
Mani V. Venkatasubramanian, Washington State University
Gregor Verbic, University of Sydney
Qin Wang, Electric Power Research Institute
Shaobu Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Xiaozhe Wang, McGill University
Zhaoyu Wang, Iowa State University
Yang Weng, Arizona State University
Qiuwei Wu, Technical University of Denmark
Le Xie, Texas A&M University
Yan Xu, Nanyang Technological University
Yin Xu, Beijing Jiaotong University
Ming Yang, Shandong University
Rui Yao, Google/X Development LLC
Ning Zhang, Tsinghua University
Peng Zhang, Stony Brook University
Junbo Zhao, University of Connecticut

Associate Editor Recognition

Outstanding Associate Editors for 2021

Reviewer Recognition

Outstanding Reviewers for 2021