Interactive building load management for smart grid

Xue Xue, Shengwei Wang

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Energy issue is a critical problem for sustainable development. Both electrical grid, as the power supply network, and buildings, as major power consumers at demand side, can play important roles with optimal grid management and control. This paper presents an interactive building load management framework between smart grid and commercial buildings, with optimal setting for both supply and demand sides. A simplified building thermal model and kinds of indoor temperature control strategies are employed for estimating load management capability and aggregation load profile of buildings. Building operation cost function and simplified dynamic pricing algorithm are also developed for bidirectional interactions. Load alteration and shifting can be achieved by implementing the interactive load management strategy offering improved overall load factor of the grid.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - Power Engineering and Automation Conference, PEAM 2012
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
Event2012 IEEE Power Engineering and Automation Conference, PEAM 2012 - Wuhan, China
Duration: 14 Sep 201216 Sep 2012


Conference2012 IEEE Power Engineering and Automation Conference, PEAM 2012


  • building
  • demand response
  • dynamic pricing
  • load management
  • operation cost saving
  • smart grid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology

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