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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041004.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1024
Published Online: November 23, 2020
... are estimated to be cost-effective based on the current electricity price of $0.082/kWh offered by Philadelphia’s utility, Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO). Through cost optimization analysis, a hybrid DG system combining wind and hydropower connected to the grid is found to lower the cost of energy...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. November 2020, 1(4): 041003.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1031
Published Online: November 23, 2020
...Angelique Fathy; Amir Salib; Moncef Krarti In this study, optimal carbon-neutral designs are evaluated for grid-connected communities that include net-zero energy (NZE) homes in Boulder, CO. Specifically, the economic and environmental benefits are assessed for residential communities with various...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. August 2020, 1(3): 030901.
Paper No: JESBC-20-1008
Published Online: August 19, 2020
...Jason Kuwada; Ryan Schwartz; John F. Gardner Thermostatically controlled loads (TCLs) have shown great potential for demand response (DR) in electric grid operations. However, it has been commonly seen that DR events using TCLs may cause load synchronization and unwanted oscillatory effects...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Sustain. Bldgs. Cities. February 2020, 1(1): 011007.
Paper No: JESBC-19-1134
Published Online: January 14, 2020
... to be widely implemented. In this paper, we review the recent advances and remaining challenges in controlling heat pumps to provide these grid services. This analysis includes heat pump and building modeling, control methods both for isolated heat pumps and heat pumps in aggregate, and the potential...