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Short-term Distributed Energy Resource Scheduling for a DC Microgrid

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A microgrid is associated with a low voltage distribution power network and inherits small modular generation systems and loads that have certain coordinated functions to provide the solution to supply premium power to remote or specific areas. Similar to conventional power systems, the energy management of distributed generation resources (DERs) is carried out to minimize the operation cost and maximize benefit of installation of DERS in a microgrid. This paper presents the process of implementing the short-term DER scheduling function for a dc microgrid. The optimal scheduling results for two operation modes are then reported.

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G. Chang, H. Lu and H. Su, "Short-term Distributed Energy Resource Scheduling for a DC Microgrid," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 15-21. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B003.

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