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On the Efficiency of Connection Charges---Part II: Integration of Distributed Energy Resources

Munoz-Alvarez, Daniel; Garcia-Franco, Juan F.; Tong, Lang;
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  • Published: 06 Feb 2017
This two-part paper addresses the design of retail electricity tariffs for distribution systems with distributed energy resources (DERs). Part I presents a framework to optimize an ex-ante two-part tariff for a regulated monopolistic retailer who faces stochastic wholesale prices on the one hand and stochastic demand on the other. In Part II, the integration of DERs is addressed by analyzing their endogenous effect on the optimal two-part tariff and the induced welfare gains. Two DER integration models are considered: (i) a decentralized model involving behind-the-meter DERs in a net metering setting, and (ii) a centralized model involving DERs integrated by the...
free text keywords: Mathematics - Optimization and Control, Mathematics - Probability, 91B24, 91B06
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  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1135844
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering | Division of Computer and Network Systems
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