Real-time operation of a centralized Energy Management System for an islanded Microgrid

A. Peña Asensio, S. Arnaltes Gómez, J.L. Rodriguez-Amenedo, M. Garcia-Plaza, M. Prodanovic



With an increasing impact of microgrids (MGs) on modern power systems it is necessary to have algorithms ready and flexibly adaptable to different operating conditions and energy scenarios. This paper proposes an algorithm for the realtime operation of an islanded MG that is not based on demand and generation prediction. The objective of a centralized Energy Management System is to minimize the use of conventional, fuel based generation by using the State of Charge of the deployed Battery Energy Storage System to indicate the operating state of the MG.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 16)
Pages: 304-309 Date of Publication: 2018/04/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2018/03/23
REF: 293-18 Issue Date: April 2018
DOI:10.24084/repqj16.293 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

A. Peña Asensio1, S. Arnaltes Gómez1, J.L. Rodriguez-Amenedo1, M. Garcia-Plaza1, M. Prodanovic2
1. Department of Electrical Engineering. Carlos III University, Leganes, Madrid (Spain)
2. Institute IMDEA Energy, Madrid, (Spain)

Key words

Micro-grids, Smart grids, Energy Management Systems, Distributed generation, Hybrid Systems.


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