A Generic Energy Flexibility Evaluation Framework to Characterise the Demand Response Potential of Residential Buildings

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Title: A Generic Energy Flexibility Evaluation Framework to Characterise the Demand Response Potential of Residential Buildings
Authors: Bampoulas, AdamantioSaffari, MohhamadPallonetto, FabianoMangina, EleniFinn, Donal
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11534
Date: 1-Oct-2020
Online since: 2020-09-03T09:28:21Z
Abstract: Demand response can enable residential consumers to take advantage of control signals and/or financial incentives to adjust the use of their resources at strategic times. These resources usually refer to energy consumption, locally distributed electricity generation, and energy storage. The building structural mass has an inherent potential either to modify consumption or to be used as a storage medium. In this paper, the energy flexibility potential of a residential building thermal mass for the winter design day is investigated. Various active demand response strategies are assessed using two flexibility indicators: the storage efficiency and storage capacity. Using simulation, it is shown that the available capacity and efficiency associated with active demand response actions depend on thermostat setpoint modulation, demand response event duration, heating system rated power and current consumption.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Demand-responseEnergy flexibilityDemand side flexibilityBuilding simulation
Other versions: https://www.ashrae.org/conferences/topical-conferences/2020-building-performance-analysis-conference-simbuild
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: The 2020 Building Performance Analysis Conference & SimBuild Co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, Chicago, United States of America, 29 September - 1 October 2020
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection
Computer Science Research Collection
Energy Institute Research Collection

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