Design recommendations for energy systems: a UK energy community study

Panagiotou, Konstantina and Klumpner, Christian and Sumner, M. and Wheeler, Patrick (2017) Design recommendations for energy systems: a UK energy community study. In: IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) 2017, 1- 5 October 2017, Cincinnatti, OH, USA.

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Abstract

One of the key elements towards a decentralised energy sector is the consumers’ choice and participation, as the concept of energy prosumer is gaining more and more ground and energy community projects are spouting across UK. In order for the upcoming energy systems to deliver their potential financial benefits, holistic design needs to be assessed by quantifying the most relevant design aspects (size and operation) and the energy flow through the energy system. Thus, the predominant aim of this study is to provide design recommendations for energy systems suitable to be used in an energy community, which can be expanded to futuristic energy systems. The aspects which were considered include: detailed consumption and generation profiles, charging patterns and limitations that a real energy storage systems of given rated energy and power will impose to energy systems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in: Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition. IEEE, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-5090-2997-6, p. 992-999. doi:10.1109/ECCE.2017.8095894 © 2017 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Keywords: energy community; energy management; sizing; design recommendations; decentralised systems; battery management
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Depositing User: Burns, Rebecca
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2018 11:05
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2018 10:13
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/49593

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