Architectures for community energy schemes: understanding the technical and commercial challenges of linking local demand and generation

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Abstract

This work is produced as part of the Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) Accelerating Renewable Connections (ARC) project which investigates different options to accelerate the connection of renewable DG capacity. The presentation outlines four architectures that are of interest for the implementation of Distributed Energy Schemes (DESs): (i) private wires, (ii) virtual private wires, (iii) demand aggregators, and (iv) local energy markets. The ARC project will provide the opportunity to deploy some of these architectures on the ground, and the presentation will discuss the learning about implications for various stakeholders.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2015
EventAll Energy 2015 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 May 20157 May 2015

Conference

ConferenceAll Energy 2015
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period6/05/157/05/15

Keywords

  • renewable energy generation
  • energy distribution network
  • renewable connections

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    Plecas, M., Kockar, I. & Gill, S.

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