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Sub-aggregator as a Key Enabler in Harnessing Demand Response Potential of Electric Vehicles

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 16th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM)
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-1257-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-1258-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Conference on the European Energy Market -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on the European Energy Market
ISSN (Print)2165-4077
ISSN (Electronic)2165-4093

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on the European Energy Market
Period1/01/00 → …

Abstract

The necessary balance between power consumption and production is at risk due to the diminishing amount of controllable resources in the grid. Demand response has the ability to provide the needed ancillary services for the power system management and create a new stream of revenue for the flexible resource owner. The increasing amount of electric vehicles contain a huge balancing power potential due to their ability to store the electrical energy flexibly from the grid in times of long term parking. Sub-aggregator is an actor who possesses capabilities to monitor and control distributed energy resources. In the case of electric vehicles, Sub-aggregator plans and coordinates the smart charging of vehicles to create additional value for all participants. This paper presents a business model for aggregating distributed energy resources in a cost-efficient manner that is based on minimum investments needed.

Keywords

  • Production, Monitoring, Electric vehicle charging, Load management, Investment, Aggregator Business Models, EV Charging, Demand Response, Smart Grids, Sub-aggregator

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