Command reference

The ad command is the primary interface for managing acud simulations.

ACUD(1)                         User Commands                        ACUD(1)


  acud: capacity expansion, unit commitment and

  dispatch simulation engine


  --version  Display version.

  --help     Show this message and exit.


  dry       Dry run model.

  run       Run model simulation.

  schema    Display input data schemas.

  validate  Validate input data.

  xtra      Extrapolate solution.

acud provides several commands for data handling and execution of power market simulations. The links on this page provide help for each command. You can also access help from the command line with the --help flag:

ad run --help

TIP: You can abbreviate many frequently used command options that are preceded by 2 dashes (--) to just 1 dash and the first letter of the option. So --list and -n are the same.

Execution commands

Execution of acud simulations is managed through the following commands:

Data commands

acud input data handling commands include: