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A Case Study of Smart Grid Station in Guri Branch Office of KEPCO

Version 1 : Received: 10 May 2018 / Approved: 10 May 2018 / Online: 10 May 2018 (08:47:19 CEST)

How to cite: Whang, J.; Hwang, W.; Yoo, Y.; Jang, G. A Case Study of Smart Grid Station in Guri Branch Office of KEPCO. Preprints 2018, 2018050161 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201805.0161.v1). Whang, J.; Hwang, W.; Yoo, Y.; Jang, G. A Case Study of Smart Grid Station in Guri Branch Office of KEPCO. Preprints 2018, 2018050161 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201805.0161.v1).

Abstract

Climate change and global warming are becoming important problems around the globe. To prevent these environmental problems, many countries try to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and manage the consumption of energy. In Korea, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has introduced Smart Grid (SG) technologies to its branch office in 2014. This was the first demonstration of smart grid on a building called Smart Grid Station. This paper treats the achievements of the Smart Grid Station (SGS) by its early target in three aspects. The things are peak reduction, power consumption reduction and electricity fee saving. The authors analyzed the achievements by comparing the data of 2015 with the data of 2014. Through the evaluation, the authors studied the case, proved the advantages of SGS, and suggested the requirements to improve and the direction to go of the system.

Subject Areas

smart grid; Smart Grid Station; renewable energy sources; energy management system

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