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Title: Controller for thermostatically controlled loads

Abstract

A system and method of controlling aggregated thermostatically controlled appliances (TCAs) for demand response is disclosed. A targeted load profile is formulated and a forecasted load profile is generated. The TCAs within an "on" or "off" control group are prioritized based on their operating temperatures. The "on" or "off" status of the TCAs is determined. Command signals are sent to turn on or turn off the TCAs.

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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1255819
Patent Number(s):
9362749
Application Number:
13/452,340
Assignee:
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24F - AIR-CONDITIONING
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y04 - INFORMATION OR COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES HAVING AN IMPACT ON OTHER TECHNOLOGY AREAS Y04S - SYSTEMS INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO POWER NETWORK OPERATION, COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR IMPROVING THE ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, DISTRIBUTION, MANAGEMENT OR USAGE, i.e. SMART GRIDS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Apr 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Lu, Ning, Zhang, Yu, Du, Pengwei, and Makarov, Yuri V. Controller for thermostatically controlled loads. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Lu, Ning, Zhang, Yu, Du, Pengwei, & Makarov, Yuri V. Controller for thermostatically controlled loads. United States.
Lu, Ning, Zhang, Yu, Du, Pengwei, and Makarov, Yuri V. Tue . "Controller for thermostatically controlled loads". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1255819.
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abstractNote = {A system and method of controlling aggregated thermostatically controlled appliances (TCAs) for demand response is disclosed. A targeted load profile is formulated and a forecasted load profile is generated. The TCAs within an "on" or "off" control group are prioritized based on their operating temperatures. The "on" or "off" status of the TCAs is determined. Command signals are sent to turn on or turn off the TCAs.},
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year = {2016},
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