Accelerating renewable connections through coupling demand and distributed generation

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to investigate the options for using local demand to accelerate the connection of renewable Distributed Generation (DG) capacity. It presents a range of architectures for operating Distributed Energy Systems (DESs) that contain local demand and distributed generation. The concept of a DES is that demand is supplied by local DG either using privately owned distribution assets or a public distribution network owned by a Distribution Network Operator (DNO). Operation of a DES can help manage variability in DG output, reduce curtailment in Active Network Management (ANM) schemes, and assist the DNO in managing network constraints. They also provide a move towards local trading of electricity with potential financial and non-financial benefits to both distributed generators and local demand customers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC)
Place of Publication[Piscataway, N.J]
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-1919-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Dec 2016
Event2016 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference: Smart Grid and Beyond: Future of the Integrated Power System - Shaw Centre, Ottava, Canada
Duration: 12 Oct 201614 Oct 2016
https://www.epec2016.ieee.ca/
https://www.epec2016.ieee.ca/

Conference

Conference2016 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference
Abbreviated titleIEEE EPEC 2016
CountryCanada
CityOttava
Period12/10/1614/10/16
Internet address

Keywords

  • distributed generation
  • distributed energy systems
  • distribution network operator
  • flexible demand
  • local demand
  • power system operation
  • private wire systems
  • demand aggregation

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