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Title: Distributed Frequency Control of Prosumer-Based Electric Energy Systems

In this paper, we propose a distributed frequency regulation framework for prosumer-based electric energy systems, where a prosumer (producer-consumer) is defined as an intelligent agentwhich can produce, consume, and/or store electricity. Despite the frequency regulators being distributed, stability can be ensured while avoiding inter-area oscillations using a limited control effort. To achieve this, a fully distributed one-step model-predictive control protocol is proposed and analyzed, whereby each prosumer communicates solely with its neighbors in the network. The efficacy of the proposed frequency regulation framework is shown through simulations on two real-world electric energy systems of different scale and complexity. We show that prosumers can indeed bring frequency and power deviations to their desired values after small perturbations.
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: IEEE Transactions on Power Systems; Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 6
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USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
Country of Publication:
United States