MANAGEMENT OF POWER IN ASPECTS OF ENERGY PRODUCTION PRICES FOR FUEL ENERGY GENERATORS


Abstract

The article describes the impact of a fuel-consuming power generator on energy production costs. The research is based on a thermodynamic engine model for which the energy source is hydrocarbon fuel. The results of the studies on the thermodynamic engine are energy cost functions for which the variable is electrical power. The presented characteristics reflect the impact of fuel prices on the minima of the cost function. In addition, the characteristics reflect the location of the extremes of functions in the coordinate system relative to the maximum of the function of efficiency. The article concludes with a cost model for thermodynamic engines for which hydrocarbon fuel is purchased. Article proposes the cooperation of generators with renewable sources to increase and stabilize the power rating of power systems.


Keywords

energy production costs; distributed power generation; renewable energy sources

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Published : 2020-09-30


Zuchora, K. (2020). MANAGEMENT OF POWER IN ASPECTS OF ENERGY PRODUCTION PRICES FOR FUEL ENERGY GENERATORS. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 10(3), 56-59. https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.1929

Konrad Zuchora  zuchorakonrad@gmail.com
Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lublin, Poland  Poland
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9067-9875