Electric heating as flexible demand for enhanced network operation

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Abstract

Electrical distribution networks are facing a number of network challenges, which combined with the anticipated transition towards a distribution system operator model will place increased emphasis on network and demand flexibility. The use of direct or storage electric heating to facilitate demand side management and/or response services address a number of these emerging distribution network operation and performance challenges, particularly in relation to increasing distributed generation and system support services. The ability to deliver such services rests on the implementation of robust, resilient, prioritised and coordinated control and communication functionalities and capabilities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalCIRED Open Access Proceedings Journal
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2017
Event24th International Conference & Exhibition on Electricity Distribution: CIRED - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 12 Jun 201715 Jun 2017
http://www.cired-2017.org/index.html

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Keywords

  • electrical heating
  • electrical distribution network
  • demand side management
  • heat energy
  • electric systems

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