Centralized control for optimizing microgrids operation

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dc.contributor.author Tsikalakis, AG en
dc.contributor.author Hatziargyriou, ND en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T01:28:02Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T01:28:02Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en
dc.identifier.issn 0885-8969 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/18672
dc.subject Demand-side bidding (DSB) en
dc.subject Distributed generation en
dc.subject Markets en
dc.subject Microgrids en
dc.subject Optimization en
dc.subject Renewable energy sources en
dc.subject.classification Energy & Fuels en
dc.subject.classification Engineering, Electrical & Electronic en
dc.subject.other Algorithms en
dc.subject.other Distributed power generation en
dc.subject.other Electric loads en
dc.subject.other Optimization en
dc.subject.other Voltage distribution measurement en
dc.subject.other Demand-side bidding en
dc.subject.other Interconnected operation en
dc.subject.other Low-voltage (LV) distribution en
dc.subject.other Microgrids en
dc.subject.other Renewable energy resources en
dc.title Centralized control for optimizing microgrids operation en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1109/TEC.2007.914686 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TEC.2007.914686 en
heal.language English en
heal.publicationDate 2008 en
heal.abstract Microgrids are low-voltage (LV) distribution networks comprising various distributed generators (DGs), storage devices, and controllable loads that can operate either interconnected or isolated from the main distribution grid as a controlled entity. This paper describes the operation of a central controller for microgrids. The controller aims to optimize the operation of the microgrid during interconnected operation, i.e., maximize its value by optimizing the production of the local DGs and power exchanges with the main distribution grid. Two market policies are assumed including demand-side bidding options for controllable loads. The developed optimization algorithms are applied on a typical LV study case network operating under various market policies and assuming realistic spot market prices and DG bids reflecting realistic operational costs. The effects on the microgrid and the distribution network operation are presented and discussed. © 2008 IEEE. en
heal.journalName IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TEC.2007.914686 en
dc.identifier.isi ISI:000253653100028 en
dc.identifier.volume 23 en
dc.identifier.issue 1 en
dc.identifier.spage 241 en
dc.identifier.epage 248 en

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