Flexibility Enhancement of Energy Delivery Systems through Smart Operation of Micro Energy Hub


Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran.


In this paper smart operation of micro energy hub is presented. Energy hub system consists of certain energy hubs and
interconnectors that are coordinated by energy hub system operator. An energy hub contains several converters and storages
to serve demanded services in most efficient manner from available energy carriers. In this paper, the flexibility of energy
delivery point is enhanced using micro energy hub concept. Smart micro energy hub is operated in minimum cost
considering the price of input energy carriers, the amount of forecasted output energy carriers and the available facilities
included in the hub. Regarding this matter, two micro energy hubs with different characteristics are modelled which are
equipped with CHP unit, warmer, boiler and heat storage. The effectiveness of the proposed system is validated by running
numerical study on a test system.


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