E3S Web Conf.
Volume 25, 2017Methodological Problems in Reliability Study of Large Energy Systems (RSES 2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Intelligent energy systems - new challenges in terms of reliability of energy supply|
|Published online||01 December 2017|
Methods and models of ensuring reliability of district heating systems with prosumers
Melentiev Energy Systems Institute, 130 Lermontov str., Irkutsk, Russia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper is concerned with the statement of a district heating systems reliability problem. The reliability is planned to be ensured through the optimal distribution of reliability parameters among components of system, considering the capabilities of the prosumer to supply part of load by their heat sources. The methods and models are suggested to solve this problem. They are based on the theory of random processes, theory of hydraulic circuits and basic laws of cogeneration. The case study results obtained using the developed technique are presented. A potential economic benefit of involving the prosumer is demonstrated in the case study. The conclusions and directions for further research are formulated.
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