Daily optimisation of the use of the producer portfolio
Daily, Energie AG from Upper Austria is optimizing the use of its producer portfolio, including storage facilities and an additional integration of industrial waste heat. As well as the plant availability, external variables such as electricity prices and heat demand forecasts are considered in the mathematical optimization.
The energy system of the district heating supplier “Energie AG Oberösterreich Wärme” for the Kirchdorf location comprises coupled systems consisting of three CHPs, three boilers and a heat accumulator. In addition, the option consists of purchasing waste heat from a nearby cement plant. The company supplies around 1,300 customers with district heating. The operating mode of the available heat generators depends on the following factors and operating parameters and is considered in the application planning of TOP-Energy®:
Title: Ensure cost advantages in operation. Mathematical Optimization of Operations
Authors: Josef Füreder; Stefan Kirschbaum; Johannes Schliesser
Jg.44, 2015, Nr.7/8