Integration of Fuel Cell Micro-CHPs on Low. Voltage Grid: A Danish Case Study.

Shi You, Francesco Marra, Chresten Træholt

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The future significance of fuel cell (FC) powered micro combined heat and power (micro-CHP) units in meeting the residential energy demands is set to increase, which may have a considerable impact on the low voltage (LV) grid. The objective of this paper is to investigate into the related technical issues
using a Danish case study with different penetration levels of uncoordinated FC micro-CHPs. Based on the findings, it is recommended to design grid oriented integration strategies such as Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) for achieving future smart grids with a large roll out of distributed energy resources (DER).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of APPEEC
Number of pages4
Publication date2012
ISBN (Print)978-1-4577-0546-5
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventAsia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference - Wuhan, China
Duration: 25 Mar 201228 Mar 2012


ConferenceAsia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference


  • Distributed Energy Resources
  • Fuel cell
  • Low volatege grid
  • Micro-CHP
  • Virtual power plant


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