A Model for Scheduling of Electric Vehicles Charging in a Distribution Network using Multi-agent Model

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1 Department of Industrial, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Information Technology, E-branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


This study has been conducted aiming at improvement of a multi-agent model whose task is planning and energy management of a power distribution system based on electric vehicles and their aggregators. In this work, the wear of automobile batteries is considered as an inhibitor agent for electric vehicle owners which affects other agents. Therefore, the aggregator agent should consider the cost as encouragement for the owners of electric vehicles. The agents used in this paper are: 1) Technical agent distribution system operator 2) Distribution System Operator market agents 3) Electric vehicle aggregator agents. This paper proposes a strategy for the aggregation agent of electric vehicles in a competitive electricity market, taking into account market reservations. This model provides a way to reimburse vehicle owners for battery burnout over the consumption cycle and it helps to increase the desire of electric vehicles to charge and sell electricity to the market and increase the profits of vehicle agents and owners.

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A Model for Scheduling of Electric Vehicles Charging in a Distribution Network using Multi-agent Model


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