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Author Muller, Fabian L. ♦ Sundstrom, Olle ♦ Szabo, Jacint ♦ Lygeros, John
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Generators ♦ Sociology ♦ Statistics ♦ Trajectory ♦ Aggregates ♦ Energy resources ♦ Planning
Abstract The importance of energetic flexibility of distributed energy resources grows with the share of renewable generation in the power grid. However, the quantitative description and aggregation of flexible resources is challenging. This work proposes the use of zonotopes, a subclass of polytopes, to approximate flexibility. It is shown how optimal zonotopic approximations of flexibility can be computed efficiently for different objectives, and that the aggregation of those sets is tractable with regard to memory and computational complexity for long planning horizons and large populations of systems. In addition, we describe synergistic behavior exhibited by the aggregation of flexibility and illustrate that zonotopes can partly capture these synergy effects.
Description Author affiliation: SmartGrid group at IBM Research Zurich, Switzerland (Sundstrom, Olle) || Automatic Control Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland (Muller, Fabian L.; Lygeros, John) || Optimization group at IBM Research Zurich, Switzerland (Szabo, Jacint)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-12-15
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781479978861
Size (in Bytes) 166.97 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 6564
Ending Page 6569


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library