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Dumas, J., Boukas, I., Manuel de Villena Millan, M., Mathieu, S., & Cornélusse, B. (2019, September 18). Probabilistic Forecasting of Imbalance Prices in the Belgian Context. Paper presented at 16th European Energy Market Conference (EEM 2019), Ljubljana, Slovénie.
Forecasting imbalance prices is essential for strategic participation in the short-term energy markets. A novel two-step probabilistic approach is proposed, with a particular focus on the Belgian case. The ...
Dakir, S., Boukas, I., Lemort, V., & Cornélusse, B. (2019). Sizing and Operation of an Isolated Microgrid with Cold Storage. PowerTech Milano 2019 Proceedings.
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Due to the technological developments and the advances of smart control, intermittent production from renewable energy sources can be better exploited locally in the context of a smart microgrid. Energy ...
Dakir, S., Boukas, I., Lemort, V., & Cornélusse, B. (2019). Sizing and Operation of an Isolated Microgrid with Building Thermal Dynamics and Cold Storage. EEEIC Genoa 2019 Proceedings.
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A microgrid offers an efficient and cost-effective way to integrate renewable energy sources and to meet the energy needs of one or several entities, by mitigating the intermittent renewable generation through ...
Duchesne, L., Savelli, I., & Cornélusse, B. (2019). Sensitivity Analysis of a Local Market Model for Community Microgrids. PowerTech Milano 2019 Proceedings.
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A community microgrid is a collection of entities that can share energy among themselves. By using the community, participants can match their demand and supply through an internal local market with a ...
Vangulick, D., Cornélusse, B., & Ernst, D. (2019). Blockchain: A novel approach for the consensus algorithm using Condorcet Voting procedure. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Decentralized Applications and Infrastructures.
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The blockchain technology allows interested parties to access a common register, the update, and integrity of which are collectively managed in a decentralized manner by a network of actors. It is the ...
Cornélusse, B., Savelli, I., Paoletti, S., Giannitrapani, A., & Vicino, A. (2019). A community microgrid architecture with an internal local market. Applied Energy, 242, 547-560.
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This work fits in the context of community microgrids, where members of a community can exchange energy and services among themselves, without going through the usual channels of the public electricity grid ...
Dumas, J., & Cornélusse, B. (2018). Classification of load forecasting studies by forecasting problem to select load forecasting techniques and methodologies. Eprint/Working paper retrieved from https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.05052.
This article proposes a two-dimensional classification methodology to select the relevant forecasting tools developed by the scientific community based on a classification of load forecasting studies. The ...
Vangulick, D., Cornélusse, B., & Ernst, D. (2018). Blockchain for peer-to-peer energy exchanges: design and recommendations (additional work). CIRED Workshop 2018 Ljubljana, Slovania.
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Energy communities and peer-to-peer energy exchanges are expected to play an important role in the energy transition. In this context, the blockchain approach can be employed to foster this decentralized ...
Vangulick, D., Cornélusse, B., & Ernst, D. (2018). Blockchain for peer-to-peer energy exchanges: Probabilistic approach of Proof of Stake. CIRED WORKSHOP 2018.
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Energy communities and peer-to-peer energy exchanges are expected to play an important role in the energy transition. In this context, the blockchain approach can be employed to foster this decentralized ...
Boukas, I., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2018). Real-Time Bidding Strategies from Micro-Grids Using Reinforcement Learning. Proceedings of CIRED Workshop 2018.
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We address the problem faced by the operator of a microgrid participating in a continuous real-time market. The microgrid consists of distributed generation, flexible loads and a storage device. The goal of ...
Boukas, I., Ernst, D., Papavasiliou, A., & Cornélusse, B. (2018). Intra-day Bidding Strategies for Storage Devices Using Deep Reinforcement Learning. International Conference on the European Energy Market, Łódź 27-29 June 2018 (pp. 6).
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The problem faced by the operator of a storage device participating in a continuous intra-day (CID) market is addressed in this paper. The goal of the storage device operator is the maximization of the ...
Cornélusse, B., Ernst, D., & Lachi, S. (2018). Optimal operation and fair profit allocation in community microgrids. Proceedings of CIRED Workshop 2018.
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This work fits in the context of community migrogrids, where entities of a community can exchange energy and services among them without going through the usual channels of the public grid. We propose and ...
Vangulick, D., Cornélusse, B., & Ernst, D. (2018). Blockchain for peer-to-peer energy exchanges: design and recommendations. Proceedings of the XX Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC2018).
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Energy communities and peer-to-peer energy exchanges are expected to play an important role in the energy transition. In this context, the blockchain approach can be employed to foster this decentralized ...
Li, J., Xiong, R., Mu, H., Cornélusse, B., Vanderbemden, P., Ernst, D., & Yuan, W. (2018). Design and real-time test of a hybrid energy storage system in the microgrid with the benefit of improving the battery lifetime. Applied Energy, 218, 470-478.
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This study proposes a hybrid energy storage system (HESS) composed of the superconducting energy storage system (SMES) and the battery. The system is designed to compensate power fluctuations within a ...
Mathieu, S., Olivier, F., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2018). Effect of Voltage Constraints on the Exchange of Flexibility Services in Distribution Networks. Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technology North America (ISGT 2018).
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Many possibilities exist to organise exchanges of flexibility within a distribution system. In this paper, we call such a possibility an interaction model. The DSIMA (Distribution System Interaction Model ...
Vangulick, D., Cornélusse, B., Vanherck, T., Devolder, O., & Ernst, D. (2017). E-CLOUD, the open microgrid in existing network infrastructure. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Electricity Distribution.
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The main goal of the E-Cloud, as with every microgrid, is to maximize the consumption of energy produced locally. To reach this goal, based on consumption profiles of customers willing to participate in the E ...
Georges, E., Cornélusse, B., Ernst, D., Lemort, V., & Mathieu, S. (2017). Residential heat pump as flexible load for direct control service with parametrized duration and rebound effect. Applied Energy, 187, 140-153.
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This paper addresses the problem of an aggregator controlling residential heat pumps to offer a direct control flexibility service. The service consists of a power modulation, upward or downward, that is ...
Li, J., Cornélusse, B., Vanderbemden, P., & Ernst, D. (2017). A SC/battery Hybrid Energy Storage System in the Microgrid. Energy Procedia, 142, 3697–3702.
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The major challenges in power systems are driven by the energy shortage and environmental concerns, namely facilitating the penetration of renewable energy and improving the efficiency of the renewable powers ...
Mathieu, S., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2017). Agent-based analysis of dynamic access ranges to the distribution network. Proceedings of the 6th European Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT).
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There is a need to clearly state an interaction model that formalizes interactions between actors of the distribution system exchanging flexibility. In previous works we quantitatively evaluated the ...
Yang, Q., Le Blond, S., Cornélusse, B., Vanderbemden, P., & Li, J. (2017). A Novel Fault Detection and Fault Location Method for VSC-HVDC Links Based on Gap Frequency Spectrum Analysis. Energy Procedia, 142, 2243-2249.
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This paper proposes a one-end gap-based fault location method for VSC-HVDC transmission line using the fault current signal. Using the post-fault current time series, the frequency spectrum is generated for ...
Gemine, Q., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2016). Active network management for electrical distribution systems: problem formulation, benchmark, and approximate solution. Optimization and Engineering, 18(3), 587-629.
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With the increasing share of renewable and distributed generation in electrical distribution systems, active network management (ANM) becomes a valuable option for a distribution system operator to operate his ...
Gemine, Q., Cornélusse, B., Glavic, M., Fonteneau, R., & Ernst, D. (2016). A Gaussian mixture approach to model stochastic processes in power systems. Proceedings of the 19th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'16).
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Probabilistic methods are emerging for operating electrical networks, driven by the integration of renewable generation. We present an algorithm that models a stochastic process as a Markov process using a ...
Georges, E., Cornélusse, B., Ernst, D., Louveaux, Q., Lemort, V., & Mathieu, S. (2016). Direct control service from residential heat pump aggregation with specified payback. Proceedings of the 19th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC).
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This paper addresses the problem of an aggregator controlling residential heat pumps to offer a direct control flexibility service. The service is defined by a 15 minute power modulation, upward or downward ...
Cornélusse, B., Vangulick, D., Glavic, M., & Ernst, D. (2016). Further validation and extensions of the Global Capacity ANnouncement procedure for distribution systems. CIRED Workshop Proceedings, Helsinki 14-15 June 2016.
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This paper extends the Global Capacity ANnouncement procedure proposed in [5] along two directions. First, two new stopping criteria are considered. Second, annual losses are evaluated using representative ...
Georges, E., Cornélusse, B., Ernst, D., Lemort, V., & Mathieu, S. (2016, January 26). Residential heat pumps as flexible loads for direct control service with constrained payback. Paper presented at First Seminar on Demand Response, Brussels, Belgium.
This paper addresses the problem of an aggregator controlling residential heat pumps to offer a direct control flexibility service. The service is defined by a 15 minute power modulation, upward or ...
Mathieu, S., Louveaux, Q., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2016). DSIMA: A testbed for the quantitative analysis of interaction models within distribution networks. Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, 5, 78 - 93.
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This article proposes an open-source testbed to simulate interaction models governing the exchange of flexibility services located within a distribution network. The testbed is an agent-based system in which ...
Cornélusse, B., Vangulick, D., Glavic, M., & Ernst, D. (2015). Global capacity announcement of electrical distribution systems: A pragmatic approach. Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, 4, 43-53.
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We propose a pragmatic procedure to facilitate the connection process of Distributed Generation (DG) with reference to the European regulatory framework where Distribution System Operators (DSOs) are, except ...
Cornélusse, B., Leroux, A., Glavic, M., & Ernst, D. (2015). Graph matching for reconciling SCADA and GIS of a distribution network. Proceedings of the International Conference on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2015.
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This article deals with the problem of automatically es- tablishing a correspondence between two databases popu- lated independently over the years by a distribution com- pany, for instance a SCADA system and ...
Cornélusse, B., Vangulick, D., Glavic, M., & Ernst, D. (2015). A process to address electricity distribution sector challenges: the GREDOR project approach. Proceedings of the International Conference on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2015.
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This paper presents a general process set in the GREDOR (French acronym for “Gestion des Réseaux Electriques de Distribution Ouverts aux Renouvelables”) project to address the challenges in distribution ...
Mathieu, S., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2015). Macroscopic analysis of interaction models for the provision of flexibility in distribution systems. Proceedings of the International Conference on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2015.
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To ease the transition towards the future of distribution grid management, regulators must revise the current interaction model, that is, the set of rules guiding the interactions between all the parties of ...
Gerard, D., Louveaux, Q., & Cornélusse, B. (2015). A NLP-MILP iterating algorithm for operational planning in electrical distribution systems. Eprint/Working paper retrieved from http://orbi.ulg.ac.be/handle/2268/200220.
We consider a class of optimal power flow (OPF) applications where some loads offer a modulation service in exchange for an activation fee. These applications can be modeled as multi-period formulations of the ...
Gemine, Q., Ernst, D., Louveaux, Q., & Cornélusse, B. (2014). Relaxations for multi-period optimal power flow problems with discrete decision variables. Proceedings of the 18th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'14).
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We consider a class of optimal power flow (OPF) applications where some loads offer a modulation service in exchange for an activation fee. These applications can be modeled as multi-period formulations of the ...
Mathieu, S., Louveaux, Q., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2014). A quantitative analysis of the effect of flexible loads on reserve markets. Proceedings of the 18th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC).
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We propose and analyze a day-ahead reserve market model that handles bids from flexible loads. This pool market model takes into account the fact that a load modulation in one direction must usually be ...
Gemine, Q., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2014). Gestion active d’un réseau de distribution d’électricité : formulation du problème et benchmark. Proceedings des 9èmes Journées Francophones de Planification, Décision et Apprentissage.
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Afin d’opérer un réseau de distribution d’électricité de manière fiable et efficace, c’est-à-dire de respecter les contraintes physiques tout en évitant des coûts de renforcement prohibitifs, il devient ...
Gemine, Q., Karangelos, E., Ernst, D., & Cornélusse, B. (2013). Active network management: planning under uncertainty for exploiting load modulation. Proceedings of the 2013 IREP Symposium - Bulk Power Systems Dynamics and Control - IX. IEEE.
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This paper addresses the problem faced by a distribution system operator (DSO) when planning the operation of a network in the short-term. The problem is formulated in the context of high penetration of ...
Cornélusse, B. (2010). Supervised Learning for Sequential and Uncertain Decision Making Problems - Application to Short-Term Electric Power Generation Scheduling. Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Liege, ​Liège, ​​Belgium.
Our work is driven by a class of practical problems of sequential decision making in the context of electric power generation under uncertainties. These problems are usually treated as receding horizon ...
Cornélusse, B., Geurts, P., & Wehenkel, L. (2009, December 12). Tree based ensemble models regularization by convex optimization. Paper presented at NIPS-09 workshop on Optimization for Machine Learning, Whistler, Canada.
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Tree based ensemble methods can be seen as a way to learn a kernel from a sample of input-output pairs. This paper proposes a regularization framework to incorporate non-standard information not used in the ...
Cornélusse, B., Vignal, G., Defourny, B., & Wehenkel, L. (2009). Supervised learning of intra-daily recourse strategies for generation management under uncertainties. PowerTech, 2009 IEEE Bucharest (pp. 1-8).
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The aim of this work is to design intra-daily recourse strategies which may be used by operators to decide in real-time the modifications to bring to planned generation schedules of a set of units in order to ...
Cornélusse, B., Wehenkel, L., & Wera, C. (2007). Automatic learning for the classification of primary frequency control behaviour. Power Tech, 2007 IEEE Lausanne (pp. 273-278).
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In this paper we propose a methodology based on supervised automatic learning in order to classify the behaviour of generators in terms of their performance in providing primary frequency control ancillary ...