Negotiation Approaches for Sharing Systems

From Pool-Based to Peer-to-peer
  • Pierre PinsonEmail author
  • Fabio Moret
  • Thomas Baroche
  • Athanasios Papakonstantinou


Sharing systems require some form of organization and negotiation for optimal access to the resource and price discovery. Various forms of organizations are introduced and discussed here, from pool-based to peer-to-peer, also considering a community-based approach. These various organizations are motivated, the related negotiation mechanisms described and their properties discussed. The example of electric energy sharing is used as a basis for discussion and illustration.


Negotiation mechanisms Distibuted optimization Electric energy 



The authors are partly supported by the Danish Innovation Fund and the ForskEL programme through the projects ‘5s’—Future Electricity Markets (12-132636/DSF), CITIES (DSF-1305-00027B) and The Energy Collective (grant no. 2016-1-12530). In addition, the authors thank Etienne Sorin, Lucien Bobo, Tiago Sousa, Roman Le Goff Latimier, Hamid Ben Ahmed and many others for inspiring discussions and input on sharing electric energy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Pinson
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fabio Moret
    • 1
  • Thomas Baroche
    • 2
  • Athanasios Papakonstantinou
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringTechnical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.Department of MechatronicsEcole Normales Supérieure RennesRennesFrance
  3. 3.Department of Management EngineeringTechnical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark

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