Title: Energy supply with micro-CHP for a residential unit with electric vehicle
Authors : Zweifel, Gerhard
Klauz, Sebastian
Struck, Christian
Tillenkamp, Frank
Keller, Tobias
Dorer, Viktor
Weber, Andreas
Gaegauf, Christian
Sattler, Michael
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (Building Simulation 2013) : Chambery, France, 25-28 August 2013
Pages : 1071
Pages to: 1078
Conference details: 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (Building Simulation 2013) : Chambery, 25-28 August 2013
Publisher / Ed. Institution : NY Curran Associates
Issue Date: 2013
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Building standards; Control strategies
Subject (DDC) : 620: Engineering
Abstract: In the frame of a research project, the energy production for a residential unit including its mobility by micro-CHP was simulated in detail. Several variations of energetic building standards, of types of energy generation and of energy carriers were investigated. They were compared to reference scenarios in respect of primary energy consumption and environmental impact. For the building use, standard data published in Swiss standards were used. For the mobility, profiles had to be generated based on statistical census data. The results show that micro-CHP systems are coequal to the "progressive" scenario based on a heat pump and an electric vehicle in respect of primary energy consumption. Regarding greenhouse gas emissions, they are considerably better than the "conservative" scenario based on a gas boiler and a gasoline vehicle, but not quite as good as the "progressive" scenario. Micro CHP complement ideally PV in the seasonal distribution, and with an adequate control strategy they can increase massively the consumption on site of the generated electrical energy and therefore decrease the grid load.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Energy Systems and Fluid Engineering (IEFE)
Publication type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 978-2-7466-6294-0
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/10446
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