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Network Capacity Assessment of CHP-based Distributed Generation on Urban Energy Distribution Networks


Abstract The combined heat and power (CHP)-based distributed generation (DG) or dis-tributed energy resources (DERs) are mature options available in the present energy mar-ket, considered to be an effective solution to promote energy efficiency. In the urban en-vironment, the electricity, water and natural gas distribution networks are becoming in-creasingly interconnected with the growing penetration of the CHP-based DG. Subse-quently, this emerging interdependence leads to new topics meriting serious consideration: how much of the CHP-based DG can be accommodated and where to locate these DERs, and given preexisting constraints, how to quantify the mutual impacts on operation performances between these urban energy distribution networks and the CH... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Zhang, Xianjun (Author) / Karady, George G. (Advisor) / Ariaratnam, Samuel T. (Committee member) / Holbert, Keith E. (Committee member) / Si, Jennie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Energy / Civil engineering / Combined Heat and Power / Distributed Generation / Load Flow Analysis / Mathematical Programming
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 136 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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