Optimizing Self-Consumption of Grid-Connected PV/Storage Systems

  • Theresa Wohlmuth
  • Franz Jetzinger
  • Johannes Schmid
Conference paper


An electrical storage system is mainly used to increase self-consumption of the produced photovoltaic (PV) energy, to relieve the public power grid and to reduce the dependency on the grid. This chapter focuses on a technical simulation of a PV system linked to a storage unit and analyses its economic efficiency.


Storage System Electricity Price Battery Capacity Load Profile Storage Strategy 
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This article is based upon work carried out within the cooperative research project “Vision Step I” ( This project is funded by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund within the program “SMART ENERGY DEMO – FIT for SET”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theresa Wohlmuth
    • 1
  • Franz Jetzinger
    • 1
  • Johannes Schmid
    • 1
  1. 1.ALPINE ENERGIE Österreich GmbHLinzAustria

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