Hybrid Simulation of Smart Energy Systems

Bazan P (2017)

Publication Language: English

Publication Type: Thesis

Publication year: 2017


The increasing integration of renewable energies into the power grid is a promising approach to ensure the power supply considering decreasing reserves of fossil fuels and increasing environmental pollution caused by CO2 and radioactive waste. However, because of the increasing decentralization of power production and because of the weather-dependent fluctuations in solar energy and wind energy, considerable problems for the security of energy supplies arise. The integration of new technologies can contribute to improving security of supply. Consequently, tools are needed that can support the rapid modeling and analysis of smart energy systems. In this work, we therefore develop an integral infrastructure design pattern, which makes the rapid modeling of smart energy systems much easier. Using this infrastructure design pattern, we extend an existing simulation tool to a rapid modeling framework. We show that the framework can be used for complex models. We determine the power cost and the CO2 emissions of a cement plant with and without renewable energy source, frequency restoration reserve power, and connection to an optimizer. Furthermore, we couple house models, containing photovoltaic systems and batteries, with an energy system model for Germany and analyze the potential of 200 000 houses for the provision of control power. Finally, we show that the in this study developed infrastructure design pattern, the realization of the pattern as concrete infrastructure, and also the rapid modeling framework have been used successfully by other scientists in their projects in collaboration with the Industry.

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Bazan, P. (2017). Hybrid Simulation of Smart Energy Systems (Dissertation).


Bazan, Peter. Hybrid Simulation of Smart Energy Systems. Dissertation, 2017.

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