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Energy Storage Optimization for Grid Reliability

Workshop
Md Umar Hashmi, Deepjyoti Deka, Lucas Pereira, Ana Bušić
Proceedings of ACM e-Energy 2020, Pages 516–522. Virtual Event
Publication year: 2020

Abstract

Large scale renewable energy source (RES) integration planned for multiple power grids around the world will require additional resources/reserves to achieve secure and stable grid operations to mitigate the inherent intermittency of RES. In this paper, we present formulations to understand the effect of fast storage reserves in improving grid reliability under different cost functions. Our formulations not only aim to minimize imbalance but also maintain state-of-charge (SoC) of storage. The proposed approaches rely on a macroscopic supply-demand model of the grid with total power output of energy storage as the control variable. We show that accounting for system response due to inertia and local governor response enables a more realistic quantification of storage requirements for damping net load fluctuations. Simulation case studies are embedded in the paper by using datasets from the Elia TSO in Belgium and BPA in the USA. The numerical results benchmark the marginal effect on reliability due to increasing storage size under different system responses and associated cost functions. Further we observe myopic control of batteries proposed approximates deterministic control of batteries for faster time scale reserve operation.

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An Experimental Comparison of Performance Metrics for Event Detection Algorithms in NILM

Workshop
Lucas Pereira, Nuno Nunes
Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring
Publication year: 2018

Towards using Low-Cost Opportunistic Energy Sensing for Promoting Energy Conservation

Workshop
Nuno J. Nunes, Lucas Pereira, Valentina Nisi
Adjunct Proceedings of Interact 2015. Bamberg, Germany
Publication year: 2015

Towards Systematic Performance Evaluation of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Algorithms and Systems

Workshop
Lucas Pereira, Nuno J. Nunes
Proceedings of SustainIT 2015. Madrid, Spain
Publication year: 2015

Towards Automating the Performance Evaluation of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Systems

Workshop
Lucas Pereira
Adjunct Proceedings of ICT for Sustainability 2013. Zurich, Switzerland
Publication year: 2013