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Smart Energy Markets and Smart Energy Grids Workshop

(17 March 2017)

As part of the Durham Energy Institute Small Grant project - Distributed Auction Design for Smart Microgrids, a workshop on smart energy markets and smart grids was held in School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Friday 17th March 2017.

Experts from both industry and academia were invited to give talks on smart energy markets and smart grids from industrial, engineering, computing sciences, and economics perspectives. Through the workshop, we encouraged conversations and discussions on emerging topics in smart grids such as renewables, energy storage and PEVs integrations with their impacts on the power system control/operations and energy market implementation and smart energy market design for smart grids. There were three technical sessions:

- Energy Storage and Renewables Integration Solutions - Integrated Whole Energy System Management - Smart Energy Economics

Speakers and presentation titles: Dr Graham Oakes, Upside Energy Ltd"What happens when the lights go out? Open innovation and the Virtual Energy Store." Professor Kang Li, Queen's University Belfast "Big data analytics and control technologies in decarbonizing the whole energy chain from top to tail" Dr Xiao-Jun Zeng, University of Manchester "Integrated Demand and Supply Side Management and Smart Pricing in Smart Grids" Dr Behzad Kazemtabrizi, Durham University: "Active Network Management (ANM) and Flexibility in Smarter Power Networks" Dr Yukun Shi, University of Leicester: "Arbitrage opportunities and feedback trading in emissions and energy markets"D Dr Fanlin Meng, Durham University: "Differential pricing in smart grid retail market"

Further information can be found through this link