Modeling and Control of Air Conditioning Loads for Consuming Distributed Energy Sources
AbstractThis paper aims to tap the potential of air conditioning loads (ACLs) for consuming photovoltaic power (PV) and wind power (WP). By fully considering different thermal comfort of different users, an ACL twice-clustered model based on different ACL parameters and users tolerance values (UTV) is built. Then, a two-stage ACL control method based on both temperature control (TC) and switch control (SC) is proposed, which achieves rapid control of ACLs as well as diminishing users’ discomfort. Widely existent communication time delay in ACL control network causes obvious control error, which leads to ACL consumption deviation from the target. Therefore, on the basis of analyzing errors and impacts of ACLs caused by communication time delay, this paper proposes a time delay compensation method based on a network predictive control system. Applying the ACLs clustered model and the control method into consuming PV and WP, a dual-stage consumption model considering communication time delay is established. Simulations of the PV and WP consumption effects based on ACLs clusters are conducted, and the influence of SC cycle and outdoor temperature on the simulation results are analyzed. The simulation results demonstrate the validity of the model and the methods proposed in this paper, showing a strong adaptability in different circumstances. View Full-Text
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Yang, D.; Zhang, X.; Zhou, B. Modeling and Control of Air Conditioning Loads for Consuming Distributed Energy Sources. Energies 2017, 10, 1630.
Yang D, Zhang X, Zhou B. Modeling and Control of Air Conditioning Loads for Consuming Distributed Energy Sources. Energies. 2017; 10(10):1630.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yang, Dongsheng; Zhang, Xinyi; Zhou, Bowen. 2017. "Modeling and Control of Air Conditioning Loads for Consuming Distributed Energy Sources." Energies 10, no. 10: 1630.
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