Chapter 6

Energy management systems for DERs

Atsushi Yona    Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan


When connecting power plants of distributed energy source to existing power systems, we should consider the energy management. This chapter describes application methods about energy management concentrating on home energy management systems (HEMS), energy storage systems, electric vehicles, and smart meter data. This chapter starts by explaining the basic concepts of HEMS. In Section 6.2, control strategies for energy storage systems are described. Section 6.3 introduces application example of electric vehicles. Finally, Section 6.4 summarizes the use of smart ...

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