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Use case description of real-time control of microgrid flexibility

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15th International Conference on the European Energy Market, EEM 2018
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781538614884
Publication statusPublished - 20 Sep 2018
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Conference on the European Energy Market -
Duration: 27 Jun 201829 Jun 2018

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


ConferenceInternational Conference on the European Energy Market


Increasing amount of distributed energy resources necessitates more flexibility a t t he distribution network level. One option to attain this flexibility i s b y aggregation o f these resources within microgrids and further supervisory control of the latter in active network management. Among other reasons preventing their realization, these flexibility services I ack standardized information and communication technology solution. This study assesses the required communication, information, and functional competences for such services and describes them by means of a use case modeling on smart grid architecture model planes. Specifically, t he paper focuses o nan information exchange built on the basis of web application programming interface called Smart API. The results of the study present a smart grid architecture that would enable real-time control of microgrid resources in active network management through flexibility market services.


  • Flexibility services, Information exchange interface, Microgrid flexibility, Real-time control, Smart grid architecture

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