CyDER – an FMI-based co-simulation platform for distributed energy resources

CyDER – an FMI-based co-simulation platform for distributed energy resources

TitleCyDER – an FMI-based co-simulation platform for distributed energy resources
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsThierry S Nouidui, Jonathan Coignard, Christoph Gehbauer, Michael Wetter, Jhi-Young Joo, Evangelos Vrettos
JournalJournal of Building Performance Simulation
Volume12
Issue5
Pagination566 - 579
Date Published11/2018
ISSN1940-1493
Abstract

The increased integration of distributed energy resources (DERs) is bringing a number of challenges to the power grid. These include reverse power flows in distribution systems and potentially transmission systems and grid stability. So far, specialized tools have been developed to capture some of the impact of DERs at the distribution level. However, distribution system operators lack visibility into the overall system conditions. Furthermore, the impact of increasing DERs is not limited to the distribution level but also influences the transmission grid. To support the planning and operation of the grid, we developed a co-simulation platform called CyDER (A Cyber Physical Co-simulation Platform for Distributed Energy Resources in Smart Grids) that integrates various domain-specific simulation tools. CyDER is based on the functional mock-up interface standard. This paper gives an overview of CyDER and demonstrates its use based on two applications.

DOI10.1080/19401493.2018.1535623
Short TitleJournal of Building Performance Simulation
Refereed DesignationRefereed