Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Software Functional Requirements and Architectures of Microgrid Energy Management System
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
Software Functional Requirements and Architectures of Microgrid Energy Management System
Sohn, Jin-Man; Yun, Sang-Yun;
  PDF(new window)
Distribution management system or microgrid energy management system plays an important role in monitoring, operation and control of electrical distribution systems by utilizing IT infrastructure. Nowadays, the rapid increase of the distributed resources makes the conventional management system have some additional functionality for the reliable operation due to intermittent renewables and the efficient operation on the economical purpose. In this paper, the brief standard software functional requirements of microgrid energy management system are provided through survey of the recent commercial products of the major vendors, and furthermore the architectures of microgrid energy management system are provided in comparison with major suppliers` microgrid energy management system. The summary of investigation will be able to make the developers and researchers focus on the specific functionality in the real world.
Distribution management system;microgrid energy management system;renewables;application software program;software functional requirements;
 Cited by
W.R. Cassel, "Distribution management systems: functions and payback," IEEE Trans. Power Syst., vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 796-801, Aug. 1993. crossref(new window)

J. Fan and S. Borlase, "The evolution of distribution," IEEE Power Energy Mag., vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 63-68, Mar. 2009.

J. P. Barton and D. G. Infield, "Energy storage and its use with intermittent renewable energy," IEEE Trans. Energy Convers., vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 441-448, Jun. 2004. crossref(new window)

B. Seal and R. Uluski, (2012, Sep). Integrating smart distributed energy resources with distribution management systems. EPRI. Palo Alto, CA. [Online] Available:

N. Hatziargyriou, H. Asano, R. Iravani and C. Marnay, "Microgrids," IEEE Power Energy Mag., vol.5, no. 4, pp.78-94, Jul. 2007.

R. Majumder, A. Ghosh, G. Ledwich and F. Zare, "Control of Parallel Converters for Load Sharing with Seamless Transfer between Grid Connected and Islanded Modes," in 2008 IEEE PES General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, Pittsburgh, USA, 20 July-24 July.

F. Katirael, R. Iravani, N. Hatziargyriou and A. Dimeas, "Microgrids management," IEEE Power Energy Mag., vol.6, no. 3, pp.54-65, May. 2008. crossref(new window)

D. E. Olivares, C. Canizares and M. Kazerani, "A centralized energy management system for isolated microgrids," IEEE Trans. Smart Grid, vol. 5, no. 4, pp.1864-1875, Jul. 2014. crossref(new window)

F. Valencia, D. Saez, J. Collado, F. Avila, A. Marquez and J.J. Espinosa, "Robust energy management system based on interval fuzzy models," IEEE Trans. Control Syst. Technol., vol. 24, no. 1, pp.140-157, Jan. 2016. crossref(new window)

M. Mao, P. Jin, N. D. Hatziargyriou and L. Chang, "Multiagentbased hybrid energy management system for microgrids," IEEE Trans. Sustain. Energy, vol. 5, no. 3, pp.938-946, Jul. 2014.

G. Yi and W. Gawlik, "A survey of control strategies applied in worldwide microgrid projects," presented at Tagungsband ComForEn 2014, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 30, 2014.

G. Jimenez, "Survey of microgrid R&D in latin america," presented at 2013 Symposium on Microgrid, Santiago, Chile, Sep. 11-12, 2013.

D. Ton, "Microgrids and best practices," presented at 2014 Symposium on Microgrid, Aalborg, Denmark, Aug. 27-28, 2014.

M. Torchia, "North america distribution management system 2012 vendor assessment," IDC Energy Insights, Rep. EI232876, 2012.

Nikos Hatziargyriou, Microgrids; architectures and control, Wiley/IEEE Press, 2014.

Microgrids and distributed energy resource management software, Saviva Research Review, April 2013.

Spectrum Power 7 MGMS Executive Summary, Siemens AG, 2014.

Microgrid Plus Operations Product Manual, ABB, 2014.

MGC600-W(Wind) Product Manual, ABB, 2013.

U90plus Microgrid Generation Optimization Instruction manual, GE Multilin Inc, 2012.