Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

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List of Papers (Total 261)

Virtual electricity retailer for residents under single electricity pricing environment

Various residential electricity pricing strategies provide diverse methods for calculating consumption costs. Due to the existence of electricity company monopolies and single residential electricity pricing systems, residents of certain areas have no option but to accept the electricity pricing offered to them. Based on local residential electricity pricing strategies, a virtual ...

Identification and characterization of irregular consumptions of load data

The historical information of loadings on substation helps in evaluation of size of photovoltaic (PV) generation and energy storages for peak shaving and distribution system upgrade deferral. A method, based on consumption data, is proposed to separate the unusual consumption and to form the clusters of similar regular consumption. The method does optimal partition of the load ...

Distributed energy management for interconnected operation of combined heat and power-based microgrids with demand response

From the perspective of transactive energy, the energy trading among interconnected microgrids (MGs) is promising to improve the economy and reliability of system operations. In this paper, a distributed energy management method for interconnected operations of combined heat and power (CHP)-based MGs with demand response (DR) is proposed. First, the system model of operational cost ...

Real-time microgrid economic dispatch based on model predictive control strategy

To deal with uncertainties of renewable energy, demand and price signals in real-time microgrid operation, this paper proposes a model predictive control strategy for microgrid economic dispatch, where hourly schedule is constantly optimized according to the current system state and latest forecast information. Moreover, implicit network topology of the microgrid and corresponding ...

Strategy of constructing virtual peaking unit by public buildings’ central air conditioning loads for day-ahead power dispatching

With the gradually widely usage of the air conditioning (AC) loads in developing countries, the urban power grid load has swiftly increased over the past decade. Especially in China, the AC load has accounted for over 30% of the maximum load in many cities during summer. This paper proposes a scheme of constructing a virtual peaking unit (VPU) by public buildings’ cool storage ...

Wind power forecasting errors modelling approach considering temporal and spatial dependence

The uncertainty of wind power forecasting significantly influences power systems with high percentage of wind power generation. Despite the wind power forecasting error causation, the temporal and spatial dependence of prediction errors has done great influence in specific applications, such as multistage scheduling and aggregated wind power integration. In this paper, Pair-Copula ...

Modelling of wind power forecasting errors based on kernel recursive least-squares method

Forecasting error amending is a universal solution to improve short-term wind power forecasting accuracy no matter what specific forecasting algorithms are applied. The error correction model should be presented considering not only the nonlinear and non-stationary characteristics of forecasting errors but also the field application adaptability problems. The kernel recursive ...

Nodal user’s demand response based on incentive based programs

This paper describes a practical approach to identify nodal price compensation payment for nodal consumers willing to reduce their energy consumption (consumers’ demand response). The implementation of a nodal reliability service pricing is based on contingency assessment of N − 2 order for transmission lines. A representative annualized demand curve is used to reflect the system’s ...

Controllability and stability of primary frequency control from thermostatic loads with delays

There is an increasing interest in exploiting the flexibility of loads to provide ancillary services to the grid. In this paper we study how response delays and lockout constraints affect the controllability of an aggregation of refrigerators offering primary frequency control (PFC). First we examine the effect of delays in PFC provision from an aggregation of refrigerators, using ...

Demand response for frequency control of multi-area power system

Over the last few years, lots of attentions have been given to the demand response (DR) for the frequency control. DR can be incorporated with traditional frequency control method and enhance the stability of the system. In this paper, the frequency control strategy of DR for a multi-area power system is specially designed. In order to quickly stabilize the frequency of different ...

Hierarchical and distributed demand response control strategy for thermostatically controlled appliances in smart grid

Thermostatically controlled appliances (TCAs) have great thermal storage capability and are therefore excellent demand response (DR) resources to solve the problem of power fluctuation caused by renewable energy. Traditional centralized management is affected by communication quality severely and thus usually has poor real-time control performance. To tackle this problem, a ...

Green neighbourhoods in low voltage networks: measuring impact of electric vehicles and photovoltaics on load profiles

In the near future, various types of low-carbon technologies (LCTs) are expected to be widely employed throughout the United Kingdom. However, the effect that these technologies will have at a household level on the existing low voltage (LV) network is still an area of extensive research. We propose an agent based model that estimates the growth of LCTs within local neighbourhoods, ...

Residential end-uses disaggregation and demand response evaluation using integral transforms

Demand response is a basic tool used to develop modern power systems and electricity markets. Residential and commercial segments account for 40%–50% of the overall electricity demand. These segments need to overcome major obstacles before they can be included in a demand response portfolio. The objective of this paper is to tackle some of the technical barriers and explain how the ...

Optimal air-conditioning load control in distribution network with intermittent renewables

The coordinated operation of controllable loads, such as air-conditioning load, and distributed generation sources in a smart grid environment has drawn significant attention in recent years. To improve the wind power utilization level in the distribution network and minimize the total system operation costs, this paper proposes a MILP (mixed integer linear programming) based ...

From demand response to transactive energy: state of the art

This paper reviews the state of the art of research and industry practice on demand response and the new methodology of transactive energy. Demand response programs incentivize consumers to align their demand with power supply conditions, enhancing power system reliability and economic operation. The design of demand response programs, performance of pilot projects and programs, ...

Congestion management with demand response considering uncertainties of distributed generation outputs and market prices

In recent years, much attention has been devoted to the development and applications of smart grid technologies, with special emphasis on flexible resources such as distributed generations (DGs), energy storages, active loads, and electric vehicles (EVs). Demand response (DR) is expected to be an effective means for accommodating the integration of renewable energy generations and ...

Evolving practice of demand-side management

The concept of demand-side management (DSM) was invented in the late 1970s along with the development of many of the frameworks in use to plan and implement it in the years immediately following. It was originally referred to as demand-side load management. It is generally defined as the planning and implementation of those activities designed to influence consumer use of ...

Impact analysis of human factors on power system operation reliability

Along with the improvement of electrical equipment reliability, people’s unsafe behaviors and human errors have become one of main sources of risks in power systems. However, there is no comprehensive study on human factors and human reliability analysis in power systems. In allusion to this situation, this paper attempts to analyze the impact of human factors on power system ...

Transient characteristics and adaptive fault ride through control strategy of DFIGs considering voltage phase angle jump

Wind power in China has experienced fast development in recent years. However, areas rich in wind power resources are often far away from loads centers, which leads to weak connection between wind turbines and power grid. When a grid fault occurs, new transient characteristics in weak grid integrated with doubly-fed induction generators (DFIGs) may present, such as voltage phase ...

Arc flash fault detection in wind farm collection feeders based on current waveform analysis

High impedance faults (HIFs) are easy to occur in collective feeders in wind farms and may cause the cascading of wind generators tripping. This kind of faults is difficult to be detected by traditional relay or fuse due to the limited fault current values and the situation is worse in wind farms. The mostly adopted HIF detection algorithms are based on the 3rd harmonic ...

Pareto optimal allocation of fault current limiter based on immune algorithm considering cost and mitigation effect

This paper presents a multi-objective Pareto optimal method for allocation of fault current limiters based on an immune algorithm, which takes into account two objectives of the cost and fault current mitigation effect. A sensitivity factor calculation method based on the rate of fault current mitigation is proposed to reduce the search space and improve the efficiency of the ...

Multi-area distributed three-phase state estimation for unbalanced active distribution networks

This paper proposes a new multi-area framework for unbalanced active distribution network (ADN) state estimation. Firstly, an innovative three-phase distributed generator (DG) model is presented to take the asymmetric characteristics of DG three-phase outputs into consideration. Then a feasible method to set pseudo -measurements for unmonitored DGs is introduced. The states of DGs, ...

Complementarity of electric vehicles and pumped-hydro as energy storage in small isolated energy systems: case of La Palma, Canary Islands

Isolated energy systems in archipelagos are characterized for having a great dependence on fossil sources due to isolation and territorial fragmentation. The island of La Palma is situated on the northwest of the Canary Islands, and its electric system is very small. Sustainability policies planned by local authorities are aimed to increase the share of renewable energies and the ...

Optimal control and management of a large-scale battery energy storage system to mitigate fluctuation and intermittence of renewable generations

Battery energy storage system (BESS) is one of the effective technologies to deal with power fluctuation and intermittence resulting from grid integration of large renewable generations. In this paper, the system configuration of a China’s national renewable generation demonstration project combining a large-scale BESS with wind farm and photovoltaic (PV) power station, all coupled ...