Deterministic and Probabilistic Models for Energy Management in Distribution Systems

  • Milad Kabirifar
  • Niloofar Pourghaderi
  • Ali Rajaei
  • Moein Moeini-AghtaieEmail author
  • Amir Safdarian
Part of the Energy Systems book series (ENERGY)


Distribution network conventionally have been designed and operated as some passive and radial networks. However, the presence of distributed energy resources (DERs) has changed these networks’ vision into some active ones. In this regard, new operational studies in the distribution level such as energy management problem has brought into existence. In this regard, this chapter mainly investigates the problem of energy management in distribution systems penetrated by DERs. To reach this goal, different classes of energy management problem, i.e., deterministic and stochastic models are carefully put under investigation. Extracting the mathematical model of these algorithms, it has been discussed that which algorithms should be applied to effectively solve the associated optimization problem. At the end, two examples associated with stochastic modeling of energy management problem, implemented on a sample case study, are provided to show how this problem can be applied in active distribution networks.


Energy management Deterministic models Stochastic scheduling Renewable resources Battery storages Optimization Uncertainty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Milad Kabirifar
    • 1
  • Niloofar Pourghaderi
    • 1
  • Ali Rajaei
    • 1
  • Moein Moeini-Aghtaie
    • 2
    Email author
  • Amir Safdarian
    • 3
  1. 1.Sharif University of TechnologyTehranIran
  2. 2.Faculty of Energy Engineering DepartmentSharif University of TechnologyTehranIran
  3. 3.Faculty of Electrical Engineering DepartmentSharif University of TechnologyTehranIran

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