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My research is focused on microgrids. Microgrids may be defined as small power systems with local power generation, storage and consumption, which can be connected to the main electric grid or not. Keywords related to my research in this area include:
- Microgrids, electric power systems, cyber-physical energy systems
- Energy management, renewable energy integration, resilience, sizing, demand response
- Hydrogen storage, fuel cells and electrolyzers integration, diagnostics and prognostics
- Agent-based control systems, optimization, real-time simulation, co-simulation
- Funding: H2020 program / FCH JU 2, 2018-2021
- Partners: SINTEF, Hydrogenics, Tecnalia, Uni. del Sannio, Varanger Kraft Wind, KES, UBFC / FCLAB
This project aims to install a 2 MW PEM electrolyzer in the Raggovidda wind farm in Norway, whose growth is limited by grid bottlenecks. Several business models (energy storage, mini-grid, fuel production) will be evaluated for the use of the produced hydrogen. A particularity of the wind farm is that it is difficult to access and is operating in arctic conditions, which requires remote monitoring and control capabilities, as well as minimal maintenance. Our focus in the project is on the diagnostics and prognostics of the system.
- Funding: French national research agency (ANR), 2015-2019
- Partners: IRIT, LAPLACE, EATON, FEMTO-ST
The goal of this project is to design a 1 MW datacenter entirely powered by renewable energy. This is achieved through a negotiation between the IT side and the electrical side, which is expected to help find a tradeoff between IT quality of service, costs and reliability. On the electric side, we consider PV panels, wind turbines, batteries and hydrogen storage in the form of an electrolyzer and a fuel cell. Our work is on system structure and interactions, modeling the microgrid with a focus on aging, and energy management.
- Funding: H2020 program, 2016-2020
- Partners for the ESR: LNE, EDF R&D, METAS, UTBM / FEMTO-ST
This project is a European training network, which aims at training 11 PhD researchers in the field of smart grid metrology. Each PhD student, also called early stage researcher or ESR, is based at an institution and spends several months at three secondment institutions. He/she also participates in multiple dedicated training events. The work of the ESR is focused on supraharmonics, which are harmonics in the range of 2 to 150 kHz. The final aim is to design a calibration platform for the measurement of such signals.
Other current projects
- Sizing and energy management of a hydrogen-based building microgrid
- Resilience through coordination of interconnected microgrids (with LE2I)
- Innovative pricing schemes for residential demand-side management (with Colorado State University and South Dakota State University)
- Energy management in smart neighborhoods with local energy trading (with Colorado State University)
- Agent-based control system for gas turbines power plants (with GE Power & Water)
- Agent-based battery management system for large battery packs (with LE2I)
- Dr. Berk Celik
Current PhD students:
- Jin Wei
- Deepak Amaripadath
- Suyao Kong
Former PhD students:
- Dr. Bei Li
- Dr. Berk Celik
- Dr. Feng Yang
Former Master's students:
- Suyao Kong
TODO: presentation of developed simulation tools and experimental equipment.
List of publications
See my Google Scholar profile.
- B. Celik, R. Roche, D. Bouquain, and A. Miraoui, "Decentralized neighborhood energy management with coordinated smart home energy sharing". Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2017.2710358.
- B. Celik, R. Roche, S. Suryanarayanan, D. Bouquain, and A. Miraoui, "Electric energy management in residential areas through coordination of multiple smart homes." Renewable \& Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier), vol. 80, pp. 260-275, December 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.118.
- B. Li, R. Roche, and A. Miraoui, "Microgrid sizing with combined evolutionary algorithm and MILP unit commitment." Applied Energy (Elsevier), vol. 188, pp. 547-562, February 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.12.038.
- S. Suryanarayanan, R. Roche, and T. Hansen (eds.), "Cyber-Physical-Social Systems and Constructs in Electric Power Engineering", The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Press, October 2016. ISBN: 978-1-84919-936-0. DOI: 10.1049/PBPO081E.
- R. Roche, S. Suryanarayanan, T. Hansen, S. Kiliccote, and A. Miraoui, "A Multi-Agent Model and Strategy for Residential Demand Response Coordination". IEEE PowerTech (PowerTech 2015, Eindhoven, The Netherlands), pp. 1-6. July 2015. DOI: 10.1109/PTC.2015.7232268.
- T. Hansen, R. Roche, S. Suryanarayanan, A.A. Maciejewski, and H.J. Siegel, "Heuristic Optimization for an Aggregator-based Resource Allocation in the Smart Grid." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1785-1794, June 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2015.2399359.
- A. Zipperer, P. Aloise-Young, S. Suryanarayanan, R. Roche, L. Earle, D. Christensen, P. Bauleo, and D. Zimmerle, "Electrical Energy Management in the Smart Home: Perspectives on Enabling Technologies and Consumer Behavior." Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 101, no. 11, pp. 2397-2408, November 2013. DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2013.2270172.
- R. Roche, F. Lauri, B. Blunier, A. Miraoui, and A. Koukam, "Multi-Agent Technology in Power Systems", in S. Chakraborty, M.G. Simoes, W.E. Kramer (eds.), "Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Energy Systems", Chapter 15, pp. 567-609, Springer, April 2013. ISBN 978-1-4471-5103-6. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-5104-3_15.
- M.G. Simoes, R. Roche, E. Kyriakides, S. Suryanarayanan, B. Blunier, K. McBee, P. Nguyen, P. Ribeiro, and A. Miraoui, "A Comparison of Smart Grid Technologies and Progresses in Europe and the U.S." IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 48, no. 4., pp. 1154-1162, July-August 2012. DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2012.2199730.
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