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Title: DERMS Online: A New Voltage Sensitivity-Enabled Feedback Optimization Framework

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This paper proposes a distributed energy resource management system (DERMS) solution by developing a new voltage sensitivity-enabled feedback optimization framework. The key idea is to adopt a measurement feedback scheme to reformulate the original nonlinear optimization into a linear programming (LP) problem via perturb-and-observe-based voltage sensitivity analysis. The proposed solution eliminates the dependence on load knowledge and can be implemented online thanks to an efficient open-source solver for LP problems. Comparison results with other control methods on a real distribution feeder in Southern California highlight the feasibility as well as benefits for the proposed framework.

Research Organization:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Organization:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Renewable Power Office. Solar Energy Technologies Office
DOE Contract Number:
Report Number(s):
NREL/CP-5D00-83789; MainId:84562; UUID:b24e0afe-40e9-4452-993b-fa9cb2abeed2; MainAdminID:65159
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at the 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), 24-28 April 2022, New Orleans, Louisiana; Related Information: 80636
Country of Publication:
United States

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