Battery Energy Storage Management for Smart Residential Buildings

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The environmental issues caused by conventional and centralized fossil-fuel based power generation has driven the decentralized structure of electricity grid. These grids are dominated by high penetration of variable Renewable Energy Sources (RES) such as a wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) units, which is challenging to the grid operation and control. In that connection, nowadays buildings are also becoming more technologically complex and intelligent due to increasing automation, integration of energy sizable flexible loads (heat pumps, electric vehicles etc.) and local RES units. The energy generated by private residential RES are generally intended for private use but it can also be sold back to the grid based on different operational and electricity market scenarios. To efficiently balance the local energy systems in the residential buildings, maximize the use of RES and financially benefit the prosumers, storage units like Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) plays an important role. This paper aims to analyse the management of such smart sustainable buildings subjected to variable generation and demand scenarios.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2018 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC)
Number of pages6
PublisherIEEE Press
Publication dateSep 2018
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-2911-6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-2910-9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018
Event2018 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Sep 20187 Sep 2018


Conference2018 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • Energy management
  • Smart Buildings
  • Home Energy Management System (HEMS)
  • Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)
  • battery management system

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