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Reference Number EP/P002625/1
Title Markov chain optimisation for energy systems (Ext.)
Status Completed
Energy Categories Other Power and Storage Technologies(Electricity transmission and distribution) 20%;
Other Power and Storage Technologies(Energy storage) 10%;
Other Cross-Cutting Technologies or Research(Environmental, social and economic impacts) 70%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Applied Mathematics) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Systems Analysis related to energy R&D 50%;
Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Other sociological economical and environmental impact of energy) 50%;
Principal Investigator Prof J (John ) Moriarty
No email address given
Mathematical Sciences
Queen Mary, University of London
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 25 April 2017
End Date 30 June 2020
Duration 38 months
Total Grant Value £576,855
Industrial Sectors Energy
Region London
Programme Energy : Energy, NC : Maths
Investigators Principal Investigator Prof J (John ) Moriarty , Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London (100.000%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , Origami Energy Limited (0.000%)
Project Contact , COHEAT Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , Uniper Technologies Ltd. (0.000%)
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Abstract This is an extension of the Fellowship: 'Optimal Prediction in Local Electricity Markets'. In this project we will develop novel approaches to the optimisation of energy systems under uncertainty. Our approach, based on methods of computationally intensive statistics, offers significant advances on multiple fronts relative to the state of the art. Firstly more detailed and appropriate representations of random variations will be made possible, to address the increasingly important question of the integration of renewable power generation. Secondly we will apply cutting-edge approaches in computationally intensive statistics to reduce the computational time required for the optimisation of energy systems under detailed models of uncertainty, and to develop methods capable of scaling up to large power systems. We will work together with both established and start-up energy companies in the UK to maximise the potential impact of our work. The developed methods will be general in their applicability across energy systems and this research will also support the technical development in the UK of heat networks, a potentially efficient method of delivering water and space heating to multiple buildings. Our research therefore offers multiple contributions to the 'Energy trilemma' of delivering affordable, clean and reliable energy and to the COP21 agenda
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