Paper Presentation

Design and Operation of Virtual Power Plants


Chair: Victoria Neimane

Vattenfall, Sweden



Coordinating Independent Distributed Generators

José A. Barros (University of Porto, Portugal), Helder Leite (University of Porto, Portugal), and Nick Jenkins (Cardiff University, UK)


Coordination of Distributed Generators Through the Virtual Power Plant Concept

Lucian Toma (University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania), Bogdan Otomega (University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania), Constantin Bulac (University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania), and Ion Tristiu (University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania)


Virtual Integration Technology of Distributed Energy Storages

Hisato Sakuma (NEC, Japan), Yuma Iwasaki (NEC, Japan), Hitoshi Yano (NEC, Japan), and Koji Kudo (NEC, Japan)


Towards Frequency Control With Large Scale Virtual Power Plants

Sebastian Ruthe (TU Dortmund, Germany), Christian Rehtanz (TU Dortmund, Germany), and Sebastian Lehnhoff (OFFIS, Germany)


Intelligent Electric Vehicle Heuristic for Energy Resource Management Using Simulated Annealing

Tiago Sousa (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), Tiago Pinto (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal),  Hugo Morais (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), and Zita Vale (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal)


A Virtual Power Plant Management Model Based on Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Distribution

Maura Musio (Sardegna Ricerche, Italy) and Alfonso Damiano (University of Cagliari, Italy)


Energy and Reserve Provision Dispatch Considering Distributed Generation and Demand Response

Pedro Faria (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), Zita Vale (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), Tiago Soares (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), and Hugo Morais (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal)