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Economic energy distribution and consumption in a microgrid Part 2: Macrocell level controller

F. Tahersima, J. Stoustrup, P. Andersen, P.P. Madsen
2014 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
At the middle layer, a model predictive controller is formulated to schedule the building's energy consumption using potential load flexibilities.  ...  The other objective is to manage power consumption such that the consumption cost is minimum for individual households. In this study, a hierarchical controller composed of three levels is proposed.  ...  Prediction model in the MPC governs a closed loop system of the building and floor heating with PI control. Building dynamics are described using a first order model.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20140824-6-za-1003.00078 fatcat:lkjmvoiclzg2zfphztc4k4jvdi

Developing and testing a generic micro-combined heat and power model for simulations of dwellings and highly distributed power systems

N J Kelly, J A Clarke, A Ferguson, G Burt
2008 Proceedings of the Institution of mechanical engineers. Part A, journal of power and energy  
The energy and environmental performance of the µ-CHP device was quantified for each case; additionally, the potential for its participation in the control and operation of a highly distributed power system  ...  The analysis also indicated that in the device was generally available to participate in HDPS control for above 90% of the simulation time.  ...  For the non-modulating device modelled, three responses to external requests for control were possible: 1.  ... 
doi:10.1243/09576509jpe532 fatcat:op7rqojbffb6jfy6zf7d2bxifi

A Thermal Discomfort Index for Demand Response Control in Residential Water Heaters

Rodrigo Porteiro, Juan Chavat, Sergio Nesmachnow
2021 Applied Sciences  
Demand-response techniques are crucial for providing a proper quality of service under the paradigm of smart electricity grids.  ...  The proposed approach is evaluated over one real scenario and two simulated scenarios to validate that the thermal discomfort index correctly models the impact on temperature.  ...  [22] evaluated the thermal discomfort in demand response control of several appliances used for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in a university building.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112110048 fatcat:iwfpjuq3vnbmxl447ymifnq57q

A Hardware-In-The-Loop Simulation Architecture for Integration of Smart Buildings and Distributed Energy Resources in Micro Grids

G. Costanzo, L. Ferrarini, G. Mantovani, A. Krusteva, M. Georgiev, M. Antchev
2014 Information Technologies and Control  
This paper presents the design, implementation and test of hardware in the loop simulation architecture for integration of Smart Buildings and distributed energy resources in Micro Grids.  ...  The rationale for this work is the integration of off-the-shelves devices in a HIL simulation setup within software development.  ...  Acknowledgment The experimental activities have been supported by the "Transnational Access" program of the European Commission FP7 -Project DERri -Distributed Energy Resources Research Infrastructure  ... 
doi:10.2478/itc-2013-0007 fatcat:fa4ubgqwfjg33heseskj2vmmay

Design and Simulation of an Energy Homeostaticity System for Electric and Thermal Power Management in a Building with Smart Microgrid

Antonio Parejo, Antonio Sanchez-Squella, Rodrigo Barraza, Fernando Yanine, Aldo Barrueto-Guzman, Carlos Leon
2019 Energies  
Therefore, a new control model for power and energy management based on homeostaticity of electric power systems (EPS) is presented, which has been already analyzed and approved by ENEL Chile in its developmental  ...  The behavior of every element is simulated, including the dynamic thermal model of the building in order to optimize energy management and power supply versus consumption.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are grateful for the technical and financial support provided which has enabled this research, and therefore wish to thank all involved for their collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12091806 fatcat:5es2foyh45awrortgbiwou2yse

An Energy Management System for Building Structures Using a Multi-Agent Decision-Making Control Methodology

Peng Zhao, Siddharth Suryanarayanan, M. Godoy Simoes
2010 2010 IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting  
The distributed management of building energy system in this paper describes a semi-centralized decision making methodology using multi-agent systems for building energy management system in electrical  ...  Keywords-cyber-physical systems, building energy management systems, multi-agent systems, net-zero energy buildings, distributed generation.  ...  Sven Leyffer at Argonne National Laboratory for their help on AMPL.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ias.2010.5615412 dblp:conf/iasam/ZhaoSS10 fatcat:hmkjxpnravbx3hd2owvr5gktdq

A Holistic Demand Flexibility Profiling Framework For The Energy Management Environment

Konstantinos Tsatsakis, Tasos Tsitsanis
2017 Zenodo  
demand capabilities to participate in alternative demand response strategies that aim both at network operation and market participation optimization.  ...  More specifically, the goal of this paper is to design load models and their behaviour when subject to demand response events, towards establishing a holistic modelling approach that takes into account  ...  We are setting the modelling framework for any controllable device in the smart home environment.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1299099 fatcat:3i5kpemwcnf3vn6nhnbfnxgyde

BESTEST and EN ISO 52016 Benchmarking of ALMABuild, a New Open-Source Simulink Tool for Dynamic Energy Modelling of Buildings

Jean Pierre Campana, Gian Luca Morini
2019 Energies  
In this paper a new open source SIMULINK blockset, named ALMABuild, for the thermal dynamic modelling of a building is presented.  ...  ALMABuild proposes a simplified way to make the energy model of a building, in which the calculations are done per so called "thermal zone", in agreement with EN ISO 52016.  ...  and to model building features, like different windows positions, shading devices and different control strategies.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12152938 fatcat:r6wq65dj4vczdmu6csfz46l5yu

Study of Building Demand Response Method Based on Indoor Temperature Setpoint Control of VRV Air Conditioning

Jing Kang, Shengjie Weng, Yutong Li, Tao Ma
2022 Buildings  
A load prediction model which considers impacts of temperatures and building thermal characteristics is developed.  ...  An on-site test in an office building is implemented to validate the effects of the proposed method in a temporary demand response case.  ...  Acknowledgments: Appreciation is given to the collaborative research projects of Shenzhen Institute of Building Research Co., Ltd and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings12040415 fatcat:kjx2d7gm55bz7beoo4ztzvu3iq

A Decentralized Informatics, Optimization, and Control Framework for Evolving Demand Response Services

Sean Williams, Michael Short, Tracey Crosbie, Maryam Shadman-Pajouh
2020 Energies  
This paper presents a decentralized informatics, optimization, and control framework to enable demand response (DR) in small or rural decentralized community power systems, including geographical islands  ...  The framework consists of a simplified lumped model for electrical demand forecasting, a scheduling subsystem that optimizes the utility of energy storage assets, and an active/pro-active control subsystem  ...  Acknowledgments: The first author wishes to acknowledge the financial support provided by Teesside University and the Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) scheme in Energy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13164191 fatcat:6xqs6gv6ofgrfkq4xfyz4oorvq

Optimal Dispatch of Aggregated HVAC Units for Demand Response: An Industry 4.0 Approach

Michael Short, Sergio Rodriguez, Richard Charlesworth, Tracey Crosbie, Nashwan Dawood
2019 Energies  
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems provide one of the largest possible sources for DR in buildings.  ...  for its efficient solution in real-time on individual HVAC units.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12224320 fatcat:3rdxoog2czfoxe7ugiozu5d3yu

Modelling residential heat demand supplied by a local smart electric thermal storage system

Zane Broka, Jevgenijs Kozadajevs, Antans Sauhats, Donal P. Finn, William J.N. Turner
2016 2016 57th International Scientific Conference on Power and Electrical Engineering of Riga Technical University (RTUCON)  
A simplified thermal network based on electrical analogy was developed to replicate building thermal dynamics and model residential heat demand.  ...  This paper presents an inverse modelling approach for deriving equivalent thermal parameters of buildings.  ...  During the modelling we need to determine one of the three building blocks when adequate information about the other two blocks is available.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rtucon.2016.7763128 fatcat:75nzunz7mnfxpijsjs5virm26a

Model Predictive Control for Building Active Demand Response Systems

Fiorella Lauro, Fabio Moretti, Alfonso Capozzoli, Stefano Panzieri
2015 Energy Procedia  
Specifically, the model predictive control (MPC) adopted in several applications as optimal control strategy in the ADR buildings context is analysed.  ...  The Active Demand Response (ADR), integrated with the distributed energy generation and storage systems, is the most common strategy for the optimization of energy consumption and indoor comfort in buildings  ...  Gelazanskas [2] proposed a model predictive control (MPC) aiming at keeping actual load curve as close as possible to desired one, and is based on a Neural Network model predicting future price to be  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.12.169 fatcat:u54527dunbbxpiquxft2cqqk4u

Integration and Verification of PLUG-N-HARVEST ICT Platform for Intelligent Management of Buildings

Christos Korkas, Asimina Dimara, Iakovos Michailidis, Stelios Krinidis, Rafael Marin-Perez, Ana Isabel Martínez García, Antonio Skarmeta, Konstantinos Kitsikoudis, Elias Kosmatopoulos, Christos-Nikolaos Anagnostopoulos, Dimitrios Tzovaras
2022 Energies  
Modular adaptable/dynamic building envelope (ADBE) solutions have been proven an effective solution—exploiting free façade areas instead of roof areas—for extending the thermal inertia and energy harvesting  ...  the overall performance in near-zero energy buildings and microgrids.  ...  -Technologies enabling energy-efficient systems and energy-efficient buildings with a low environmental impact (Grant agreement ID: 768735) PLUG-N-HARVEST, accessed on 22  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15072610 fatcat:bvh65pplh5bm3eb3twh4shckji

A New Concept of Active Demand Side Management for Energy Efficient Prosumer Microgrids with Smart Building Technologies

Andrzej Ożadowicz
2017 Energies  
At the same time the BACS are becoming more and more popular in buildings, especially in public and commercial ones [27, 54] .  ...  Therefore, this paper proposes an innovative approach to both physical and logical organization of an active DSM system for future building-integrated prosumer microgrids (BIPMGs), based on standard building  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was supported by the National Centre for Research and Development and the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in the context of the program "Generator  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10111771 fatcat:bdhapmq3cbdlzc6jdy7f6nrtxu
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