Multi-agent Negotiation of Decentralized Energy Production in Smart Micro-grid

  • Alba AmatoEmail author
  • Beniamino Di Martino
  • Marco Scialdone
  • Salvatore Venticinque
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 570)


SmartGrid is an electricity network that can intelligently integrate the actions of all users connected to it in order to efficiently deliver sustainable, economic and secure electricity supplies. In this context the CoSSMic project aims at fostering a higher rate of self-consumption of decentralized renewable energy production, using innovative autonomic systems for management and control of power micro-grids on users behalf. To achieve this goal we have designed an ICT framework that integrates different appliances such as smartmeters, solar panels, batteries, etc., providing a common platform to support sharing of information and negotiation of energy exchanges between power producers and storages in accordance with policies defined by owners, weather forecasts, and habits and plans of participants.


Multi-Agent Systems Smart Grid Energy Market XMPP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alba Amato
    • 1
    Email author
  • Beniamino Di Martino
    • 1
  • Marco Scialdone
    • 1
  • Salvatore Venticinque
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial and Information EngineeringSecond University of NaplesAversaItaly

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