Smart Grid for Sustainable Energy

Smart Grid for Sustainable Energy

Control, modeling, and markets for the grid of the future

Course Topics

  • Overview of electricity demand and supply, industry structure, and renewable energy today.
  • Fundamentals of energy and electric power – a survey of traditional and new energy resources
  • Power markets—today and tomorrow
  • Control on many time-scales – from reserve management to second by second regulation
  • Demand dispatch and virtual energy storage
Course Roadmap

Syllabus

Date # Topic Notes
8/ 1 Motivation See the first part of MacKay’s book (references below)
8/ 2 Controllable Generation WWS Chapter 1
8/ 3 Convex Optimization WWS Appendix 3A, lecture notes
9/ 4 Dispatch and Optimization Begin Chapter 3 of WWS
 9/ 5 Dispatch and Optimization Chapter 3 of WWS
9/ 6 Dispatch and Transmission Chapter 3 of WWS
9/ 7 Dispatch and Markets Advanced reading (not required)
9/ 8 Dispatch and Markets Marginal cost pricing – lecture notes
9/ 9 LMPs
Unit Commitment Chapter 4 of WWS
9/ 10 Dynamic Markets References in lecture slides
9/ 11 AC Power Flow Text covers Newton-Raphson method
9/ 12 Reserves WWS Section 4.1 (especially 4.1.3)
10/ 13 Reserves & Intro to Control Begin Chapter 10
10/ 14 Grid Dynamics and Control Overview WWS Chapter 10, and your course notes on PI control
Crash Course Here
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10/ 15 Primary control: Droop WWS Chapter 10 (lecture on blackboard)
10/ 16 History by Bob Moye, and Grid Model WWS Section 10.7 (lecture on blackboard)
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11/ 17 Classical Control in 20 mins & AGC WWS Section 10.7. Alternate design here
11/ Midterm I Info regarding course project
11/ 18 Secondary Control & AGC Frequency Regulation Basics and Trends
11/ 19 Storage Operating Reserves & Wind Power Integration
11/ No lecture
11/ 20 FERC Orders & Demand Response See 2016 commentary on ERCOT markets
11/ 21 Demand Dispatch Introduction See 2016 Berkeley Lecture – other refs in slides
11/ and 2011 Demand Dispatch NETL Report
11/ Holiday
11/ 22 Demand Dispatch: HVAC
12/ 23 Demand Dispatch: Advanced topics
12/ Farewell
12/ Exam this eve!
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12/ Graduate Student Presentations Starting at 9:00am

REFERENCES

Links

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Real-Time Pricing

MISO
ERCOT
CAISO