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Energies 2017, 10(9), 1353; doi:10.3390/en10091353

The Mutual Impact of Demand Response Programs and Renewable Energies: A Survey

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Department Electrical & Computer Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran 14778-93855, Iran
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Center for Mechanical and Aerospace Science and Technologies (C-MAST), University of Beira Interior, 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal
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Department Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran 11155-8639, Iran
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Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC TEC), Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
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Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento (INESC-ID), Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
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Received: 4 July 2017 / Revised: 22 August 2017 / Accepted: 31 August 2017 / Published: 7 September 2017
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Abstract

Renewable energies as a solution for environmental issues have always been a key research area due to Demand Response Programs (DRPs). However, the intermittent nature of such energies may cause economic and technological challenges for Independent System Operators (ISOs) besides DRPs, since the acceptable effective solution may exceed the requirement of further investigations. Although, previous studies emphasized employing Demand Response and Renewable Energies in power systems, each problem was investigated independently, and there have been few studies which have investigated these problems simultaneously. In these recent studies, authors neither analyzed these problems simultaneously nor discussed which scientific and practical aspects of demand response and renewable energy injection were employed. Motivated by this requirement, this research has focused on a comprehensive review of recent research of these cases to provide a comprehensive reference for future works. View Full-Text
Keywords: renewable energies; demand response programs; electricity market renewable energies; demand response programs; electricity market
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Hajibandeh, N.; Ehsan, M.; Soleymani, S.; Shafie-khah, M.; Catalão, J.P.S. The Mutual Impact of Demand Response Programs and Renewable Energies: A Survey. Energies 2017, 10, 1353.

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