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Energy Analyzer Emulation for Energy Management Simulators

  • Luis Gomes
  • Zita Vale
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 620)

Abstract

The simulation of microgrids to testing and validate energy management methodologies are an important step to take before the massive implementation of microgrids. However, microgrids are usually unavailable for R&D centers to perform tests and validations. To solve this issue is important to get the simulations closer to the reality, using real energy analyzers and loads. However, again, R&D centers lack from funding and space to buy and mount several loads in their laboratories. To solve this issue, this paper proposes a multi-agent system simulator for microgrids and an energy analyzer emulator that can be used to emulate individual loads or entire houses, and therefore, bringing the pure simulation closer to the reality.

Keywords

Energy analyzer emulator Forecasting Load emulation Multi-agent system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Engineering – Polytechnic of Porto (ISEP/IPP)GECAD – Research Group on Intelligent Engineering and Computing for Advanced Innova-tion and DevelopmentPortoPortugal

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