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State-of-the-art integration of decentralized energy management systems into the German smart meter gateway infrastructure

Kroener, N.; Förderer, K.; Lösch, M.; Schmeck, H.

Abstract (englisch):
The German Smart Meter Gateway (SMGW) infrastructure enables digital access to metering data and distributed energy resources by external parties. There are, however, various restrictions in order to guarantee the privacy of consumers, and strong security requirements. Furthermore, in the current state of development, there are still several challenges to overcome in order to implement demand side management (DSM) measures. In this paper, we present a prototype enabling DSM measures within the SMGW infrastructure, using the smart grid traffic light concept. The prototype implements an automated decentralized energy management system (EMS) that optimally controls an electric vehicle charging station. In the development of this prototype, we did not only evaluate five of the seven available SMGW devices, but also push the limits of the infrastructure itself. The experiments demonstrated the successful implementation of the intended DSM measure by the EMS. Even though there are technical guidelines standardizing the functionality of SMGWs, our evaluation shows that there are substantial differences between the individual SMGW devices.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000120981
Veröffentlicht am 07.07.2020
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Angewandte Informatik und Formale Beschreibungsverfahren (AIFB)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2076-3417
KITopen-ID: 1000120981
Erschienen in Applied Sciences
Band 10
Heft 11
Seiten Article No.3665
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 26.05.2020
Schlagwörter smart meter gateway; smart meter; energy management systems; building energy management; demand side management; demand response; electric vehicles; smart charging; smart grid traffic light concept
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