A New Real-Time Pricing Scheme Considering Smart Building Energy Management System


1 Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.


Real-time pricing schemes make the customers to feel the energy price volatility and improve their load profiles. However, these schemes have no significant effect on demand-side uncertainty reduction. In this paper, considering smart grid infrastructures and smart building Energy Management System (EMS), a new real-time pricing scheme is presented to reduce the uncertainty of demand-side. In the proposed method, EMS announces its electric demand during each period of next day to the retailer. The price of energy for the pre-specified amounts is day-ahead price, but any deviation from this amount is settled through spot market price will be determined several minutes before the corresponding period by retailer. Numerical results of an illustrative example are implemented to demonstrate how this scheme makes motivation in customers to reduce their demand uncertainties


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