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Intelligent Residential Air-Conditioning System With Smart-Grid Functionality
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
  • Auswin George Thomas, Iowa State University
  • Pedram Jahangiri, Iowa State University
  • Di Wu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Chengrui Cai, Iowa State University
  • Huan Zhao, ISO-New England
  • Dioysios C. Aliprantis, Iowa State University
  • Leigh Tesfatsion, Iowa State University
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This paper sets forth a novel intelligent residential air-conditioning (A/C) system controller that has smart grid functionality. The qualifier “intelligent” means the A/C system has advanced computational capabilities and uses an array of environmental and occupancy parameters in order to provide optimal intertemporal comfort/cost trade-offs for the resident, conditional on anticipated retail energy prices. The term “smart-grid functionality” means that retail energy prices can depend on wholesale energy prices. Simulation studies are used to demonstrate the capabilities of the proposed A/C system controller.

This is an accepted manuscript of an article from IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 3 (2012): 2240, doi:10.1109/TSG.2012.2215060. Posted with permission

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Auswin George Thomas, Pedram Jahangiri, Di Wu, Chengrui Cai, et al.. "Intelligent Residential Air-Conditioning System With Smart-Grid Functionality" IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid Vol. 3 Iss. 4 (2012) p. 2240 - 2251
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