Overview To further ensure a successful integration of renewable energies, technical, financial and organizational aspects of the electricity system have to be redesigned. A main challenge lies in the alignment of generation and demand of energy due to the fluctuating character of renewables. Several possibilities are being discussed to align this… (More)
Using the results of a representative survey for the city of Stuttgart, household load-curves are simulated through an agent-based modelling approach. Aggregated household load-curves for different lifestyle groups are presented and the effect of their corresponding behavioral profiles on the residential load-curve is evaluated.
Electricity generation from renewables in Germany has now reached an energy economically relevant magnitude. The further increase of electricity from renewable energy sources is driven by the Energy Concept enacted by the Federal Government in 2010 with the goal of transforming the energy system into a renewable based one by 2050. In order to achieve the… (More)