Congratulations to AgentUDE - University Duisburg-Essen, Germany for winning the Power Trading Agent Competition!
Power TAC is both a competition and a form of open, modular research: a test bed for the design of power markets and trading strategies. The co-creation of Professor Wolf Ketter and John Collins and AlokGupta from University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, the competition is a form of competitive benchmarking, inviting top researchers from academia and industry to pit their agents against each other in a race for the most successful strategies. The winners were announced at the Erasmus Energy Forum Science Day in Rotterdam. You can read the full event report here: https://www.rsm.nl/…/energy-forum/erasmus-energy-forum-2017/ and you can find the final scores here: http://powertac.org/log_archive/PowerTAC_2017_finals.html
The winners are:
1. AgentUDE - Universität Duisburg-Essen
2. fintax — Universität Augsburg and Uni Bayreuth
3. SPOT — UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso
To enter the next competition please read the updates on www.powertac.org