The case for efficient renewable energy management in smart homes

  title={The case for efficient renewable energy management in smart homes},
  author={Ting Zhu and Aditya Kumar Mishra and David Emory Irwin and Navin Sharma and Prashant J. Shenoy and Donald F. Towsley},
Distributed generation (DG) uses many small on-site energy sources deployed at individual buildings to generate electricity. DG has the potential to make generation more efficient by reducing transmission and distribution losses, carbon emissions, and demand peaks. However, since renewables are intermittent and uncontrollable, buildings must still rely, in part, on the electric grid for power. While DG deployments today use net metering to offset costs and balance local supply and demand… CONTINUE READING
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