Real-Time Implementation of Multiagent-Based Game Theory Reverse Auction Model for Microgrid Market Operation

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Cintuglu, M.H.
Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringEnergy Systems Research Laboratory, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
Martin, H. ; Mohammed, O.A.

This paper presents a real-time implementation of a multiagent-based game theory reverse auction model for microgrid market operations featuring conventional and renewable distributed energy resources (DER). Studies were conducted on a grid connected microgrid consisting of a synchronous generator, two inverter-based generation units, and a combined load. The multiagent-based platform was applied to monitor, control, and perform the reverse auction process of DERs. A competitive game-theory reverse auction model was investigated to schedule the DER unit commitment with an hour-ahead market approach for the 24 h of the day. The proposed methodology was realistically implemented and operated at the Florida International University smart grid test system. The investigation shows that the proposed algorithm and the industrial hardware-based infrastructure can be implemented in the existing electric utility grid as new assets of the system are added.

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Smart Grid, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 2 )

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