Load management through agent based coordination of flexible electricity consumers

Anders Clausen*, Yves Demazeau, Bo Nørregaard Jørgensen

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Resumé

Demand Response (DR) offers a cost-effective and carbonfriendly way of performing load balancing. DR describes a change in the electricity consumption of flexible consumers in response to the supply situation. In DR, flexible consumers may perform their own load balancing through load management (LM) mechanisms. However, the individual amount of load balancing capacity exhibited by the majority of flexible consumers is limited and as a result, coordinated LM of several flexible electricity consumers is needed in order to replace existing conventional fossil based load balancing services. In this paper, we propose an approach to perform such coordination through a Virtual Power Plant (VPP)[1]. We represent flexible electricity consumers as software agents and we solve the coordination problem through multi-objective multi-issue optimization using a mediator-based negotiation mechanism. We illustrate how we can coordinate flexible consumers through a VPP in response to external events simulating the need for load balancing services.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelAdvances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection : 13th International Conference, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spain, June 3-4, 2015, Proceedings
RedaktørerYves Demazeau, Keith S. Decker, Javier Bajo Pérez, Fernando de la Prieta
ForlagSpringer
Publikationsdato2015
Sider27-39
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-319-18943-7
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-3-319-18944-4
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2015
Begivenhed13th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Sustainability, PAAMS 2015 - Salamanca, Spanien
Varighed: 3. jun. 20154. jun. 2015

Konference

Konference13th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Sustainability, PAAMS 2015
LandSpanien
BySalamanca
Periode03/06/201504/06/2015
NavnLecture Notes in Computer Science
Vol/bind9086
ISSN0302-9743

Fingeraftryk

Resource allocation
Electricity
Power plants
Software agents
Costs

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Clausen, A., Demazeau, Y., & Jørgensen, B. N. (2015). Load management through agent based coordination of flexible electricity consumers. I Y. Demazeau, K. S. Decker, J. B. Pérez, & F. de la Prieta (red.), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection: 13th International Conference, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spain, June 3-4, 2015, Proceedings (s. 27-39). Springer. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind. 9086 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4-3
Clausen, Anders ; Demazeau, Yves ; Jørgensen, Bo Nørregaard. / Load management through agent based coordination of flexible electricity consumers. Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection: 13th International Conference, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spain, June 3-4, 2015, Proceedings. red. / Yves Demazeau ; Keith S. Decker ; Javier Bajo Pérez ; Fernando de la Prieta. Springer, 2015. s. 27-39 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind 9086).
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Clausen, A, Demazeau, Y & Jørgensen, BN 2015, Load management through agent based coordination of flexible electricity consumers. i Y Demazeau, KS Decker, JB Pérez & F de la Prieta (red), Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection: 13th International Conference, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spain, June 3-4, 2015, Proceedings. Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, bind 9086, s. 27-39, 13th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Sustainability, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spanien, 03/06/2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4-3

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Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection: 13th International Conference, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spain, June 3-4, 2015, Proceedings. red. / Yves Demazeau; Keith S. Decker; Javier Bajo Pérez; Fernando de la Prieta. Springer, 2015. s. 27-39 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind 9086).

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Clausen A, Demazeau Y, Jørgensen BN. Load management through agent based coordination of flexible electricity consumers. I Demazeau Y, Decker KS, Pérez JB, de la Prieta F, red., Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection: 13th International Conference, PAAMS 2015, Salamanca, Spain, June 3-4, 2015, Proceedings. Springer. 2015. s. 27-39. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind 9086). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4-3