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American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2019, 7(3), 69-74
DOI: 10.12691/ajeee-7-3-3
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Multi-time Scale Home Energy Management Considering User Comfort

Jie Lv1, , Wei Qiu2, Ying Wang1 and Gang Ma1

1School of Electrical and Automation Engineering, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China

2Project Management Department, Sumec Complete Equipment and Engineering Co., LTD, Nanjing, China

Pub. Date: August 18, 2019

Cite this paper:
Jie Lv, Wei Qiu, Ying Wang and Gang Ma. Multi-time Scale Home Energy Management Considering User Comfort. American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2019; 7(3):69-74. doi: 10.12691/ajeee-7-3-3


With the rapid development of household photovoltaics and electric vehicles, demand-side energy management has become an important means to release the burden of power grid during the load peaking period. In order to ensure the user comfort and reduce the cost of electricity, a multi-time scale home energy management method is proposed based on mixed integer programming algorithm. Firstly, on the basis of time-of-use electricity price, household photovoltaic, electric vehicles, storage batteries and HVAC are taken into consideration. And then, short time scale model of HVAC is adopted, which increases the rationality of modeling while discretizing. The simulation results verify the superiority of multi-time scale and the optimization effect of the proposed method, which can reduce the cost of electricity for users, smooth the load curve and improve the utilization efficiency of renewable energy.

home energy management mixed integer linear programming user comfort multiple time scales

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