Grid balancing using energy storage aggregation

This case study discusses the battery-based energy storage aggregation system developed as part of the Yokohama Smart Community Project. Dubbed battery SCADA, it has been used to explore how distributed battery-based energy storage systems can be virtually aggregated to provide ancillary services such as frequency regulation to the grid as well as peak-shifting for the end-consumer.

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3-16-2016 6-28-30 PM

Figure: Battery SCADA schematic
Source: Toshiba, Mitsubishi UFJ Research Consulting.
Note: SOC stands for state of charge.

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