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dc.contributor.authorBasmadjian, Robert
dc.contributor.authorBotero Vega, Juan Felipe
dc.contributor.authorGiuliani, Giovanni
dc.contributor.authorHesselbach Serra, Xavier
dc.contributor.authorKlingert, Sonja
dc.contributor.authorde Meer, Hermann
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Telemàtica
dc.identifier.citationBasmadjian, R., Botero, J., Giuliani, G., Hesselbach, X., Klingert, S., de Meer, H. Making data centres fit for demand response: introducing GreenSDA and GreenSLA contracts. "IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid", 23 Novembre 2016, vol. 9, núm. 4, p. 3453-3464.
dc.description.abstractThe power grid has become a critical infrastructure, which modern society cannot do without. It has always been a challenge to keep power supply and demand in balance; the more so with the recent rise of intermittent renewable energy sources. Demand response schemes are one of the counter measures, traditionally employed with large industrial plants. This paper suggests to consider data centres as candidates for demand response as they are large energy consumers and as they are able to adapt their power profile sufficiently well. To unlock this potential, we suggest a system of contracts that regulate collaboration and economic incentives between the data centre and its energy supplier (GreenSDA) as well as between the data centre and its customers (GreenSLA). Several presented use cases serve to validate the suitability of data centers for demand response schemes.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Energies::Eficiència energètica
dc.subject.lcshEnergy conservation
dc.subject.lcshElectric networks
dc.subject.otherDemand response
dc.subject.otherGreen Service Level (Supply Demand) agreements
dc.subject.otherEnergy management
dc.subject.otherSmart grid
dc.titleMaking data centres fit for demand response: introducing GreenSDA and GreenSLA contracts
dc.subject.lemacEnergia -- Estalvi
dc.subject.lemacXarxes elèctriques intel·ligents
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BAMPLA - Disseny i Avaluació de Xarxes i Serveis de Banda Ampla
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (author's final draft)
upcommons.citation.authorBasmadjian, R.; Botero, J.; Giuliani, G.; Hesselbach, X.; Klingert, S.; de Meer, H.
upcommons.citation.publicationNameIEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

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