Multi-Party Energy Management for Networks of PV-Assisted Charging Stations: A Game Theoretical Approach
AbstractMotivated by the development of electric vehicles (EVs), this paper addresses the energy management problem for the PV-assisted charging station (PVCS) network. An hour-ahead optimization model for the operation of PVCS is proposed, considering the profit of the PVCS, the local consumption of the photovoltaic (PV) energy and the impacts on the grid. Moreover, a two-level feasible charging region (FCR) model is built to guarantee the service quality for EVs and learning-based decision-making is designed to assist the optimization of the PVCS in various scenarios. The multi-party energy management problem, including several kinds of energy flows of the PVCS network, is formulated as a non-cooperative game. Then, the strategies of the PVCSs are modeled as the demand response (DR) activities to achieve their own optimization goals and a two-level distributed heuristic algorithm is introduced to solve the problem. The simulation results show that the economic profit of the network is increased by 6.34% compared with the common time of use (TOU) prices approach. Besides, the percentage of the PV energy in total charging load (PPTCL) and load rate are promoted by 28.93% and 0.3125, respectively, which demonstrates the validity and practicability of the proposed method. View Full-Text
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Liu, N.; Cheng, M.; Ma, L. Multi-Party Energy Management for Networks of PV-Assisted Charging Stations: A Game Theoretical Approach. Energies 2017, 10, 905.
Liu N, Cheng M, Ma L. Multi-Party Energy Management for Networks of PV-Assisted Charging Stations: A Game Theoretical Approach. Energies. 2017; 10(7):905.Chicago/Turabian Style
Liu, Nian; Cheng, Minyang; Ma, Li. 2017. "Multi-Party Energy Management for Networks of PV-Assisted Charging Stations: A Game Theoretical Approach." Energies 10, no. 7: 905.
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