Industrial Demand Response Management Under Power Crisis

Presented by: Vishalya Sooriarachchi

The entire world is facing the requirement of managing the energy consumption in order to ensure that the energy demand and supply are balanced accordingly to suffice the future requirements. Countries are adapting transformative methods from conventional energy sources to renewable energy sources, and the number of prosumers is increasing than the number of consumers. During times, considering that the energy is not provided constantly and effectively, the energy providers have been required to adapt planned blackouts, which is a major hindrance for development of the country. Adapting methods to provide constant power supply while limiting the energy consumption in the consumer side has been identified as one of the most productive approaches to sustain the development criteria. The suggested scheme is based on adapting a time-based payment plan which provides a calculated payment to the participants according to the amount of power the participants contribute to save.

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Mainly Students, Undergraduates, and anyone interested in learning how demand response management can be adapted to answer sudden power crisis issues.


Vishalya hsVishalya Sooriarachchi is an undergraduate student of Sri Lanka Technological Campus (Sri Lanka). She will be receiving her B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Power Systems Engineering in 2020. Her undergraduate research was on the use of “Demand Response Management in Sri Lanka for Power Crisis”. She has also presented a research on “Adapting Micro-Grid based distributed generation in Sri Lanka” for the International Research Conference, held at SLTC, 2020. Her current research interests are the application of Control systems and AI in the energy industry, development of Smart grids and distributed generation, renewable energy integration, sustainable development, and energy management. She is hoping to pursue a career in research specializing in Smart Grids and energy management.

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Demand-side management; Demand response management; Power Crisis; Tariff-based demand response management


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