Cooperative energy management of HVAC via transactive energy

Qing Yang, Hao Wang

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Abstract

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) energy consumption accounts for a significant part of the total energy consumption of buildings and households. The ubiquitous adoption of distributed renewable energy and smart meters helps to decarbonize the HVAC energy consumption and improve energy efficiency. However, how to scale up HVAC energy management for a group of users while persevering users' privacy remains a big challenge. In this work, we utilize the concept of transactive energy to build a cooperative energy management system for independent HVAC units in a distributed manner. Specifically, we develop a distributed energy trading algorithm that consists of two layers based on the alternating direction method of multipliers method. The distributed energy trading algorithm achieves optimal trading performance and also preserves users' privacy. Furthermore, we evaluate the performance of the distributed trading algorithm by extensive simulations with real-world data. Simulation results show that the energy trading algorithm converges fast and the cooperative energy platform reduces the user's individual cost by up to 50% and lowers the overall cost of all users by 23%.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 IEEE 16th International Conference on Control and Automation, ICCA 2020
EditorsYang Shi
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1271-1277
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781728190938, 9781728190921
ISBN (Print)9781728190945
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE International Conference on Control and Automation 2020 - Virtual, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Duration: 9 Oct 202011 Oct 2020
Conference number: 16th
http://www.ieee-icca.org/submission.html (Website)
https://ieeexplore-ieee-org.ezproxy.lib.monash.edu.au/xpl/conhome/9264304/proceeding?pageNumber=1&rowsPerPage=100 (Proceedings)

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Control and Automation, ICCA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Volume2020-October
ISSN (Print)1948-3449
ISSN (Electronic)1948-3457

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Control and Automation 2020
Abbreviated titleICCA 2020
CountryJapan
CitySapporo, Hokkaido
Period9/10/2011/10/20
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