By Topic

Local and global optimization of exportable vehicle power based smart microgrid

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
A. Godarzi ; US Hybrid Corporation 445 Maple Ave., Torrance, CA, USA ; S. A. Nabavi Niaki ; F. Ahmadkhanlou ; R. Iravani

This paper investigates the technical feasibility of a smart microgrid that includes (i) exportable vehicle power system (EVPS) units, (ii) Auxiliary Power Supply (APU) units, and (iii) utility distribution system. The Cognitive Power Management (CPM) of the microgrid is introduced based on the availability of communications, to optimize operation of the overall microgird system in terms of fuel consumption. The CPM uses CAN based communications and forms the “intelligence” of the microgrid. The primary objective of this study is to provide strategies for the local and global optimal fuel consumption of the combined EVPS and APU units. To highlight the salient performance features of the cognitive microgrid, a comparison between a conventional microgrid control strategy and the cognitive power management based microgird is also performed.

Published in:

Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), 2011 IEEE PES

Date of Conference:

17-19 Jan. 2011