For OPF studies, I typically model wind simply as a zero-cost generator with 
PMAX adjusted according to the wind speed. For time step analysis you may want 
to use scale_load() 
to modify the loads per period. See also FAQ #2 


> On Feb 9, 2018, at 6:27 AM, Jordan Deigan <> wrote:
> I am looking to simulate the effects of adding different renewable energy 
> generation capacity, particularly wind energy, and simulating the effects on 
> the power network. I am wondering what is the best way to add wind generation 
> to cases in Matpower plus I would also like to use time step analysis to take 
> a look at load demand and to analyse if wind generation can supply the 
> required demand over a period of one day. What is the best way to implement 
> this in MATPOWER?
> Cheers. 

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