Goal-Based Automation of Peer-to-Peer Electricity Trading

  • Jordan MurkinEmail author
  • Ruzanna Chitchyan
  • David Ferguson
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)


As the uptake of microgeneration increases, the centralised model of electricity generation will be significantly altered. One of the new models that is being investigated is the notion of a peer-to-peer electricity market in which prosumers can market their electricity exports to any other household. This paper investigates this model and proposes a new algorithm for automating the sale and purchase of electricity in this market aiming to optimise the market while providing increased control to householders.


P2P electricity trading Trading automation Goal optimisation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jordan Murkin
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ruzanna Chitchyan
    • 1
  • David Ferguson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK
  2. 2.EDF EnergyLondonUK

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