Development of a residential microgrid using home energy management systems

Mehdi Ganji; Mohammad Shahidehpour     Willdan Energy Solutions, Anaheim, CA, United States Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, United States


Microgrids are emerging to eliminate the growth in load, to integrate intermittent renewable energy resources, and to prevent prolonged power outages. Microgrids are grouped into a single-owned building or campus as well as a community microgrid that serves various buildings with multiple owners. The community microgrid seems more challenging to the owner/operator, known as the aggregator, who oversees the optimal planning and efficient operation of these microgrids. Thus, microgrids should have monitoring ...

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