Contributions Of Heat Pumps To Demand Response: A Case Study Of A Plus-Energy Dwelling
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Laura Romero Rodriguez is a PhD student and industrial engineer at Universidad de Sevilla | US · Energy Engineering.

                       

Contributions Of Heat Pumps To Demand Response: A Case Study Of A Plus-Energy Dwelling

Electricity markets need to keep the balance between energy generation and energy consumption. Utility companies increasingly have to deal with peak demands in constrained networks, so regulating the electricity use is critical. Blackouts happen if the supply is incapable of meeting the demand, which can be solved either by investing in new power plants and transmission lines or by reducing the electricity demand. However, the first option might not be economically feasible if critical periods only occur a few hours...

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