Do we need a new architecture for simulating power systems? A position paper

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Abstract

The delivery of electric power and organisation of electric power systems is an incredibly complex system, which will become ever more complex with an increased penetration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER), including electric vehicles and renewables. Optimization of such a system using conventional techniques is difficult and fraught with a myriad of issues, so simulation provides a more holistic approach to understanding the evolving issues. We argue that although power simulation frameworks exist they may be inadequate for simulating a more complex and evolving smart power grid infrastructure. A brief overview of research on existing systems is provided and this paper argues for the development of a distributed multi-scale, multi layered hybrid ABM/MAS system.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications
Place of PublicationPortugal
Pages190-197
Number of pages8
Volume1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jul 2018
EventSimultech 2018: 8th International conference on Simulation and Modelling - The Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, Porto, Portugal
Duration: 29 Jul 201831 Jul 2018
http://www.simultech.org/Home.aspx

Conference

ConferenceSimultech 2018
Abbreviated titleSimultech 2018
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period29/07/1831/07/18
Internet address

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Smart power grids
Energy resources
Electric power systems
Electric vehicles
Large scale systems

Keywords

  • agent based modelling
  • multi agent systems
  • multiscale
  • multilayer
  • power
  • simulation
  • smartgrid

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Howorth, G., & Kockar, I. (2018). Do we need a new architecture for simulating power systems? A position paper. In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (Vol. 1, pp. 190-197). Portugal. https://doi.org/10.5220/0006917801900197
Howorth, Gary ; Kockar, Ivana. / Do we need a new architecture for simulating power systems? A position paper. Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications. Vol. 1 Portugal, 2018. pp. 190-197
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Howorth, G & Kockar, I 2018, Do we need a new architecture for simulating power systems? A position paper. in Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications. vol. 1, Portugal, pp. 190-197, Simultech 2018, Porto, Portugal, 29/07/18. https://doi.org/10.5220/0006917801900197

Do we need a new architecture for simulating power systems? A position paper. / Howorth, Gary; Kockar, Ivana.

Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications. Vol. 1 Portugal, 2018. p. 190-197.

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Howorth G, Kockar I. Do we need a new architecture for simulating power systems? A position paper. In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications. Vol. 1. Portugal. 2018. p. 190-197 https://doi.org/10.5220/0006917801900197