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A novel heuristics-based energy management system for a multi-carrier hub enriched with solid hydrogen storage

  • Authors: RIVA SANSEVERINO, E.; LA CASCIA, D.; Miceli, R.; Arnone, D.; Bertoncini, M.; Proietto, R.; Rossi, A.
  • Publication year: 2014
  • Type: Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA)
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In this paper, an efficient optimization algorithm for the energy management of a grid-connected energy hub plant is proposed. The Simulated Annealing algorithm is adopted for the solution of the energy management problem aiming at the profit maximization for the owner of the energy hub plant. The use of a heuristic algorithm was required by the non-linearity of the efficiencies of each component in the energy transformation stages. The proposed heuristics is applied to a large energy hub, corresponding to the simulation of the test-bed that is being designed and developed inside the ongoing INGRID European research project.