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dc.contributor.authorMazzoni, Stefanoen_US
dc.contributor.authorNastasi, Benedettoen_US
dc.contributor.authorOoi, Seanen_US
dc.contributor.authorDesideri, Umbertoen_US
dc.contributor.authorComodi, Gabrieleen_US
dc.contributor.authorRomagnoli, Alessandroen_US
dc.identifier.citationMazzoni, S., Nastasi, B., Ooi, S., Desideri, U., Comodi, G. & Romagnoli, A. (2021). The adoption of a planning tool software platform for optimized polygeneration design and operation – a district cooling application in South-East Asia. Applied Thermal Engineering, 199, 117532-.
dc.description.abstractDistributed multi-energy systems based on polygeneration, when compared with the traditional power plants, show significant primary energy savings and CO2 emissions reduction due to the high integration of mixed-energy sources and increased penetration of renewable energy sources. The high integration of these systems requires optimized master-planning and operating strategies for dealing with significant variability in the end-user demands (electricity, heating and cooling), with the intermittency of renewable energy source availability and integration of energy storage technologies for peak shaving operation. Many optimization variables characterize master-planning and optimal dispatch problems, and advanced algorithms are adopted to solve the calculations. In the paper, a new developed energy optimal planning software platform, the ©E-OPT, allows for simultaneously solving problems of master-planning and optimized operations with short computational time. The ©E-OPT novelty features rely on advanced performance maps modelling approach based on the extensive ©E-OPT database of commercially available components. The ©E-OPT software platform capabilities have been validated in a real case study in Singapore, allowing for the complete retrofitting of polygeneration systems in a district cooling arrangement in an industrial estate. In comparison with the design proposed by a well-established consulting firm, after having performed the validation step, the ©E-OPT software platform shows up to −30% in capital investment during the master-planning phase, and up to 12% in primary energy savings and 15% the CO2 pollutant emissions reduction, thanks to the optimized dispatch strategy.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNational Research Foundation (NRF)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofApplied Thermal Engineeringen_US
dc.rights© 2021 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.en_US
dc.subjectEngineering::Mechanical engineeringen_US
dc.titleThe adoption of a planning tool software platform for optimized polygeneration design and operation – a district cooling application in South-East Asiaen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.researchEnergy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)en_US
dc.subject.keywordsMulti-Energy Systemsen_US
dc.subject.keywordsDistrict Coolingen_US
dc.description.acknowledgementThis research is supported by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore under its Energy NIC grant (NRF Award No.: NRF-ENIC-SERTD-SMES-NTUJTCI3C-2016) .en_US
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