Demand Response by Decentralized Device Control Based on Voltage Level

  • Wilfried Elmenreich
  • Stefan Schuster
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8221)


This paper introduces a distributed, self-organizing approach to load control based on voltage measurement. A local voltage measurement defines a Level of Service (LoS), which is balanced with the neighboring households in order to avoid extreme restrictions of energy use in a single household. The approach distinguishes four criticality classes for devices which suspend themselves at specific LoS thresholds.


Voltage Level Demand Response Synchronization Algorithm Device Class Suspended Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilfried Elmenreich
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stefan Schuster
    • 1
  1. 1.Dep. of Informatics and MathematicsUniversity of PassauGermany
  2. 2.Netw. and Emb. Systems/Lakeside LabsAlpen-Adria-Universität KlagenfurtAustria

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