Optimal Design of a Multi-Carrier Microgrid (MCMG) Considering Net Zero Emission
AbstractIn this paper, a two-stage optimum planning and design method for a multi-carrier microgrid (MCMG) is presented in the targeted operation period considering energy purchasing and the component’s maintenance costs. An MCMG is most likely owned by a community or small group of public and private sectors comprising loads and distributed energy resources (DERs) with the ability of self-supply to regulate the flows of various energies to local consumers. The operation cost is undoubtedly reduced by selecting the proper components. In the proposed model, the investment and operation and maintenance costs of MCMG are simultaneously carried out in order to choose the right component and its size in the given period. Moreover, in this innovative model, net zero emission (NZE) is regarded as an environmental constraint. The genetic algorithm of MATLAB and the mixed-integer nonlinear programming (MINLP) technique of GAMS (general algebraic modeling system) software are used to solve the optimization problem. Illustrative examples show the efficiency of the proposed model. View Full-Text
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Amir, V.; Jadid, S.; Ehsan, M. Optimal Design of a Multi-Carrier Microgrid (MCMG) Considering Net Zero Emission. Energies 2017, 10, 2109.
Amir V, Jadid S, Ehsan M. Optimal Design of a Multi-Carrier Microgrid (MCMG) Considering Net Zero Emission. Energies. 2017; 10(12):2109.Chicago/Turabian Style
Amir, Vahid; Jadid, Shahram; Ehsan, Mehdi. 2017. "Optimal Design of a Multi-Carrier Microgrid (MCMG) Considering Net Zero Emission." Energies 10, no. 12: 2109.
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