• Comparing individual and coordinated demand response with dynamic and static power grid tariffs 

      Backe, Stian; Kara, Güray; Tomasgard, Asgeir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This paper investigates cost-optimal operation of flexible electricity assets with a capacity-based power grid tariff involving power subscription. The purpose of this research is to identify the characteristics of a ...
    • Consequences of Local Energy Supply in Norway: A case study on the ZEN pilot project Campus Evenstad 

      Backe, Stian; Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Pinel, Dimitri; Clauß, John; Lausselet, Carine; Woods, Ruth (ZEN Report;, Research report, 2019)
    • Effect Of Grid Tariffs On Demand-side Management In All-electric Buildings In Norway 

      Karlsen, Sophie Schønfeldt; Backe, Stian; Hamdy, Mohamed (Journal article, 2019)
      The increased share of inflexible, renewable energy sources in power systems is challenging the balancing of demand and supply. Rapid and unpredictable load variations might require large power grid capacities to ensure ...
    • Helping end-users help each other: Coordinating development and operation of distributed resources through local power markets and grid tariffs 

      Askeland, Magnus; Backe, Stian; Bjarghov, Sigurd; Korpås, Magnus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      There is an ongoing transition in the power system towards an increasing amount of flexible resources and generation technologies at the distribution system level. An appealing alternative to facilitate efficient utilization ...
    • Innovasjonsrapport 2020. Forskningssenteret for nullutslippsområder i smarte byer (FME ZEN) 

      Bergsdal, Håvard; Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Cervenka, Zdena; Holm, Øystein; Thomsen, Judith; Sartori, Igor; Lindberg, Karen Byskov; Stokke, Raymond Andreas; De Boer, Luitzen; Hamdan, Hasan; Holmen, Elsebeth; Wiik, Marianne Rose Kjendseth; Backe, Stian; Kauko, Hanne; Georges, Laurent; Walnum, Harald Taxt; Lien, Synne Krekling; Skaar, Christofer; Wolfgang, Ove; Brattebø, Helge; Lausselet, Carine; Resch, Eirik; Sandberg, Nina Holck; Pinel, Dimitri; Thorvaldsen, Kasper Emil; Alonso, Maria Justo; Askeland, Magnus; Petersen, Sobah Abbas; Favero, Matteo; Carlucci, Salvatore; Liu, Peng (ZEN Report;, Research report, 2020)
      Forord. Forskning og innovasjon er grunnpilaren i vår visjon om å utvikle bærekraftige områder med null klimagassutslipp. Innovasjonskomiteen skal bistå senterledelsen i dette arbeidet gjennom å etablere gode innovasjonsprosesser ...
    • Local Flexibility Markets in Smart Cities: Interactions Between Positive Energy Blocks 

      Backe, Stian; Kara, Güray; Crespo del Granado, Pedro; Tomasgard, Asgeir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Adoption of solar PV and other distributed generation sources are becoming widespread and affordable across Europe. Local on-site energy production raises the chance to manage surplus energy (especially for variable renewable ...
    • Opportunities for Local Energy Supply in Norway: A Case Study of a University Campus Site 

      Backe, Stian; Sørensen, Åse Lekang; Pinel, Dimitri; Clauß, John; Lausselet, Carine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Neighbourhoods can contribute to climate change mitigation by supplying and/or facilitating renewable energy sources (RES). In this context, we evaluate opportunities related to the energy system of a Norwegian university ...
    • Peer-to-peer trading under subscribed capacity tariffs - an equilibrium approach 

      Bjarghov, Sigurd; Askeland, Magnus; Backe, Stian (Chapter, 2020)
      Local peer-to-peer (P2P) markets are envisioned as a promising market design to integrate the increasing number of agents in the distribution grid. To incentivize grid-friendly consumption profiles, we suggest a subscribed ...
    • Prosumers’ role in the future energy system 

      Askeland, Magnus; Backe, Stian; Fagerstrøm, Jonathan; Crespo del Granado, Pedro; Hofmann, Matthias; Jaehnert, Stefan; Kvellheim, Ann Kristin; Marañon-Ledesma, Hector; Midthun, Kjetil Trovik; Seljom, Pernille Merethe Sire; Skjølsvold, Tomas Moe; Sæle, Hanne; Throndsen, William (Research report, 2018)
    • Software tools for local energy system operation and expansion 

      Kolstad, Magne Lorentzen; Backe, Stian; Wolfgang, Ove; Satori, Igor (Research report, 2018)
    • Software tools for local energy system operation and expansion. Deliverable 5.1.2/2017 

      Kolstad, Magne Lorentzen; Backe, Stian; Wolfgang, Ove; Sartori, Igor (ZEN Report;, Research report, 2018)
      This report describes existing software tools for analysing operation and expansion of local energy systems and is written in WP5 in the Research Centre on Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (ZEN). WP5 in FME ZEN ...
    • Strategic optimization of offshore wind farm installation 

      Backe, Stian; Haugland, Dag (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This work describes logistical planning of offshore wind farm (OWF) installation through linear programming. A mixed integer linear programming (MILP) model is developed to analyze cost-effective port and vessel strategies ...
    • Towards Zero Emission Neighbourhoods: Implications for the Power System 

      Backe, Stian; Pinel, Dimitri Quentin Alexis; Crespo del Granado, Pedro; Korpås, Magnus; Tomasgard, Asgeir; Lindberg, Karen Byskov (Chapter, 2018)
      This paper investigates the development of neighbourhoods with ambitious emission targets in the Nordic countries and their value for the power system. The targets relate to compensating for emissions in neighbourhoods ...
    • Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in the European Energy System 

      Backe, Stian; Pinel, Dimitri; Askeland, Magnus; Lindberg, Karen Byskov; Korpås, Magnus; Tomasgard, Asgeir (ZEN Report;, Research report, 2021)
      Utviklingen av energisystemet drives av politiske ambisjoner for å dempe klimaendringene. Disse ambisjonene impliserer at energirelaterte klimagassutslipp må reduseres dramatisk i løpet av de neste tiårene. I tillegg til ...
    • Zero energy at the neighbourhood scale: Regulatory challenges regarding billing practices in Norway 

      Askeland, Magnus; Backe, Stian; Lindberg, Karen Byskov (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Buildings are becoming an increasingly active part of the power system due to the ongoing deployment of decentralized energy resources. To reap the added value that may be realized by zero emission neighbourhoods, it is ...