Art der Publikation: Beitrag in Zeitschrift

An advanced agent-based simulation toolbox for the comprehensive simulation of future energy networks

Autor(en):
Derksen, Christian; Unland, Rainer
Titel der Zeitschrift:
Smart Grid Technology 2012
Jahrgang (Veröffentlichung):
2012 (2012)
Seiten:
1-4
Sprache:
englisch
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
doi:10.1109/SG-TEP.2012.6642378
Zitation:
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Kurzfassung

The conversion of our energy supply systems is practically just at the beginning. Technically distributed, hybrid and individual energy producer and consumer have to be coupled to form individual small(er) smart markets. Thus, it can be expected that the interactions and dependencies between technical and economical systems will increase. A sound understanding of the limits in the interaction between smart grids and smart markets will be a key point for the further development of energy grids. This paper argues that agents, multi-agent system and agent based simulations are a promising approach to deal with many of the new challenges connected to smart grids. For the time being appropriate, standardized simulation tools for the new and maybe hybrid smart energy systems are not yet available. However, their existence would accelerate the development of intelligent energy networks substantially.