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D3.2 MATHEMATICAL FORMULATION OF DIFFERENT OBJECTIVE FUNCTIONS FOR HYBRID GEOTABS BUILDINGS MPC

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Authors:  Iago Cupeiro Figueroa (KU Leuven), Jiri Cigler (Energoklastr)

This document contains the final version of deliverable 3.2 “Report/paper describing the mathematical formulation of different objective functions for Hybrid GEOTABS buildings MPC”, corresponding to Work Package 3 of the GEOTABShybrid project “Development of an MPC Toolchain for the hybrid MPC-GEOTABS concepts”.

This deliverable contains a description of different formulations of the MPC objective function for the GEOTABShybrid concept, taking into account the features of GEOTABShybrid buildings as well as the building user preferences. Different objectives can beoptimised by MPC, among them: energy cost, (primary) energy use, indoor environmental quality, peak power, share of renewable energy sources, flexibility... as long as these objectives can be quantified in a mathematical way. To facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources (on a broader scale), connection of the MPC framework to energy grid(s) is realised by setting appropriate pricing schemes or communicating optimal load profiles. Thermal comfort is usually treated as a soft constraint, allowing a limited level of comfort violations, in order to keep the optimisation problem solvable. Non-linearities make the optimisation problem farmore complex and are avoided when justified.

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