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Potential for residual load balancing of a frozen food manufacturing plant - A heuristic approach

Naegler, Tobias and Simon, Sonja (2018) Potential for residual load balancing of a frozen food manufacturing plant - A heuristic approach. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 28, 43 - 53. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2018.05.002 ISSN 2213-1388

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Official URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213138818300808

Abstract

We simulated the potential of a frozen food manufacturing plant to contribute to the balancing of the residual load under the premise that the plant's production processes remain unaffected. The plant's technical balancing options comprise both demand side management (chillers for process cold, electric process heat generation) and dispatchable power generation (by a combined heat and power (CHP) plant). In the model, the decoupling of useful energy demand (heat and cold) from power consumption and power generation was enabled by the use of a high temperature thermal energy storage (HT-TES), a cold thermal energy storage (C-TES), and flexible cold storage warehouse temperatures. The analysis shows that the balancing potential basically depends on two factors: (1) plant operation (reflected by gross power demand and power generation) in the inflexible reference case, which defines to which extend power demand and generation can be increased or reduced when the plant is operated flexibly, and (2) the capacity of the thermal energy storages (TES) relative to the typical length of deficit and surplus periods. The model further shows that a heuristic algorithm controlling the operation of the plant's flexible units can exploit a large fraction of the technical balancing potential of the plant.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/120391/
Document Type:Article
Title:Potential for residual load balancing of a frozen food manufacturing plant - A heuristic approach
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Naegler, TobiasTobias.Naegler (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2390-1672
Simon, SonjaSonja.Simon (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2775-5457
Date:June 2018
Journal or Publication Title:Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:28
DOI :10.1016/j.seta.2018.05.002
Page Range:43 - 53
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:2213-1388
Status:Published
Keywords:Demand response, Demand side management, Feed-in management, Industrial heating and cooling, Intermittent renewable energies
HGF - Research field:Energy
HGF - Program:Technology, Innovation and Society
HGF - Program Themes:Renewable Energy and Material Resources for Sustainable Futures - Integrating at Different Scales
DLR - Research area:Energy
DLR - Program:E SY - Energy Systems Analysis
DLR - Research theme (Project):E - Systems Analysis and Technology Assessment
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics > Systems Analysis and Technology Assessment
Deposited By: Naegler, Tobias
Deposited On:16 Jul 2018 17:06
Last Modified:25 Sep 2018 05:01

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