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Portfolio Loadshapes #97

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hshaban opened this Issue May 24, 2018 · 2 comments

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hshaban commented May 24, 2018

Questions

  • What is the best way to aggregate hourly savings for portfolios of buildings?
  • Are there any drawbacks to using the sum of individual building hourly savings (from the TOWT model for example)?
  • Can using the aggregated portfolio load for modeling provide more stability and confidence in results?
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hshaban commented Jul 6, 2018

Summary of portfolio loadshape discussion (more details in the Week 20 meeting: http://www.caltrack.org/project-updates/week-twenty-caltrack-update)

  • Assigning value to hourly savings is driven by the valuation scheme; we tested several schemes with different types of measure savings to highlight the difference in value that is captured by each scheme.

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  • In general, using constant or step valuation schemes for peak hours are simple to implement but may not capture the full value of energy savings in off-peak hours and in shoulder seasons. Continuous valuation schemes (e.g. avoided costs) give a more accurate valuation of energy efficiency and can be used to drive desirable behavior in market actors.

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hshaban commented Jul 26, 2018

Testing for this issue is now done

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