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Title: Coordination of thermostatically controlled loads with unknown parameters

Abstract

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for coordination of a population of Thermostatically Controlled Loads (TCLs) with unknown parameters to achieve group objectives including bidding and market clearing strategies designed to motivate self-interested users to realize efficient energy allocation subject to a peak power constraint. In one examples of the disclosed technology, a method of operating a load includes estimating a set of values for unmeasured parameters of the load's thermal environment based on output measurements of the thermal environment, determining an energy response based on the estimated set of values for the unmeasured parameters, and transmitting a bid for power for a finite time period based on the determined energy response to the coordinator. A clearing price is received from the coordinator responsive to the transmitted bid and power is sent to the load responsive to the received clearing price.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1503294
Patent Number(s):
10,210,568
Application Number:
14/866,457
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Sep 25
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Lian, Jianming, Kalsi, Karanjit, Li, Sen, and Zhang, Wei. Coordination of thermostatically controlled loads with unknown parameters. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Lian, Jianming, Kalsi, Karanjit, Li, Sen, & Zhang, Wei. Coordination of thermostatically controlled loads with unknown parameters. United States.
Lian, Jianming, Kalsi, Karanjit, Li, Sen, and Zhang, Wei. Tue . "Coordination of thermostatically controlled loads with unknown parameters". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1503294.
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