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Power and Energy Systems
M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, João Soares, Omid Abrishambaf, Rui Castro, Zita Vale
Demand response implementation in smart households
Energy and Buildings, vol. 143, pp. 129-148,
May 2017
doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.03.020
João Soares, M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, Nuno Borges, Zita Vale
Dynamic electricity pricing for electric vehicles using stochastic programming
Energy, vol. 122, pp. 111-127,
March 2017
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.12.108
João Soares, M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, Nuno Borges, Zita Vale
A Stochastic Model for Energy Resources Management in Smart Grids
Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 143, pp. 599-610,
February 2017
doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2016.10.056
Francisco Silva, Brígida Teixeira, Tiago Pinto, Gabriel Santos, Zita Vale, Isabel Praça
Generation of realistic scenarios for multi-agent simulation of electricity markets
Energy, vol. 116, part 1, pp. 128-139,
December 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.09.096
Tiago Sousa, Hugo Morais, Rui Castro, Zita Vale
Evaluation of different initial solution algorithms to solve the energy resource scheduling in smart grids
Applied Soft Computing, Volume 48
November 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.asoc.2016.07.028
Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale
An interoperable approach for energy systems simulation: electricity market participation ontologies
Energies, vol. 9, no. 11
October 2016
doi: 10.3390/en9110878
João Soares, Nuno Borges, M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, Zita Vale, P.B. Moura de Oliveira
Scenario generation for electric vehicles' uncertain behavior in a smart city environment
Energy
September 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.06.011
Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale
MASCEM: Optimizing the performance of a multi-agent system
Energy, vol. 111, pp. 513-524,
September 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.05.127
João Soares, M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, Marco Silva, Zita Vale
Multi-dimensional signaling method for population-based metaheuristics: solving a large-scale scheduling problem in smart grids
Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, vol.29
August 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.swevo.2016.02.005
Tiago Pinto, Hugo Morais, Tiago M. Sousa, Tiago Sousa, Zita Vale, Isabel Praça, Ricardo Faia, E.J. Solteiro Pires
Adaptive Portfolio Optimization for Multiple Electricity Markets Participation
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol.27, no.8
August 2016
doi: 10.1109/TNNLS.2015.2461491
Tiago Sousa, Tiago Soares, Hugo Morais, Rui Castro, Zita Vale
Simulated Annealing to Handle Energy and Ancillary Services Joint Management considering Electric Vehicles
Electric Power Systems Research, , vol. 136, pp. 383-397,
July 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2016.03.031
Pedro Faria, João Spínola, Zita Vale
Aggregation and Remuneration of Electricity Consumers and Producers for the Definition of Demand Response Programs
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 952-961,
June 2016
doi: 10.1109/TII.2016.2541542
Tiago Pinto, Tiago M. Sousa, Hugo Morais, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale
Metalearning to Support Competitive Electricity Market Players' Strategic Bidding
Electric Power Systems Research, vol.135
June 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2016.03.012
João Soares, M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, Zita Vale, P.B. Moura Oliveira
A multi-objective model for the day-ahead energy resource scheduling of a smart grid with high penetration of sensitive loads
Applied Energy, vol. 162, pp. 1074-1088,
January 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.10.181
Tiago Pinto, Tiago M. Sousa, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais
Support Vector Machines for Decision Support in Electricity Markets' Strategic Bidding
Neurocomputing, vol. 172, pp. 438-445,
January 2016
doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2015.03.102
Tiago Pinto, João Barreto, Isabel Praça, Tiago M. Sousa, Zita Vale, E.J. Solteiro Pires
Six Thinking Hats: A Novel Metalearner for Intelligent Decision Support in Electricity Markets
Decision Support Systems, vol. 79, pp. 1-11,
November 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.dss.2015.07.011
Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, Isabel Praça, Ricardo Faia, E.J. Solteiro Pires, Fernando Lopes
Decision Support for Energy Contracts Negotiation with Game Theory and Adaptive Learning
Energies, vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 9817-9842,
June 2015
doi: 10.3390/en8099817
Bruno Canizes, João Soares, Zita Vale, Cristina Lobo
Multi-criteria optimisation approach to increase the delivered power in radial distribution networks
IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution,
August 2015
doi: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2014.1196
M. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, João Soares, Nuno Horta, Rui Neves, Rui Castro, Zita Vale
A multi-objective model for scheduling of short-term incentive-based demand response programs offered by electricity retailers
Applied Energy, vol. 151, pp. 102-118,
August 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.067
Bruno Canizes, João Soares, Zita Vale, Cristina Lobo
Optimal Approach for Reliability Assessment in Radial Distribution Networks
IEEE Systems Journal,
2015
doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2015.2427454
Tiago Pinto, Tiago M. Sousa, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais
Support Vector Machines for Decision Support in Electricity Markets' Strategic Bidding
Neurocomputing,
August 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2015.03.102
Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Hugo Morais, Tiago M. Sousa, Ivo F. Pereira, Ricardo Fernandes, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale
Multi-Agent Simulation of Competitive Electricity Markets: Autonomous systems cooperation for European Market modeling
Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 99, pp. 387-399,
July 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2015.04.042
Tiago Soares, Fábio Pereira, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale
Cost Allocation Model for Distribution Networks Considering High Penetration of Distributed Energy Resources
Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 124, pp. 120-132,
July 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2015.03.008
Pedro Faria, Zita Vale, José Baptista
Demand Response Programs Design and Use Considering Intensive Penetration of Distributed Generation
Energies, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 6230-6246,
June 2015
doi: 10.3390/en8066230
Hugo Morais, Tiago M. Sousa, Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale
Coalition of Distributed Generation Units to Virtual Power Players – A game theory approach
Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 297-309,
June 2015
doi: 10.3233/ICA-150490
Tiago Sousa, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale, Rui Castro
A Multi-objective optimization of the Active and Reactive Resource Scheduling at a Distribution level in a Smart Grid Context
Energy, vol. 85, pp. 236-250,
June 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.03.077
Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, Tiago M. Sousa, Isabel Praça
Negotiation Context Analysis in Electricity Markets
Energy, vol. 85, pp. 78-93,
June 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.03.017
Hugo Morais, Tiago Sousa, João Soares, Pedro Faria, Zita Vale
Distributed Energy Resources Management using Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles as a Fuel-Shifting Demand Response Resource
Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 97, pp. 78-93,
June 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2015.03.018
Sérgio Ramos, João M. Duarte. F. Jorge Duarte, Zita Vale
A Data-mining-based Methodology to support MV Electricity Customers' Characterization
Energy and Buildings, vol. 91, pp. 16-25,
March 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.01.035
PM. Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini, Pedro Faria, Sergio Ramos, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale
Incentive-based demand response programs designed by asset-light retailers for day-ahead market
Energy, vol. 82, pp. 786-799,
March 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.01.090
Pedro Faria, Zita Vale, Jose Baptista
Constrained Consumption Shifting Management in the Distributed Energy Resources Scheduling Considering Demand Response
Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 93, pp. 309-320,
March 2015
doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2015.01.028
Filipe Fernandes, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale, Carlos Ramos
Dynamic load management in a smart home to participate in demand response events
Energy and Buildings, vol. 82, pp. 592-606,
October 2014
doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.07.067
Hugo Morais, Zita Vale, Pedro Faria
Demand Response Design and Use Based on Network Locational Marginal Prices
International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 61, pp. 180-191,
October 2014
doi: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2014.03.024
Hugo Morais, Tiago Sousa, Zita Vale, Pedro Faria
Evaluation of the Electric Vehicle Impact in the Power Demand Curve in a Smart Grid Environment
Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 82, pp. 268-282,
June 2014
doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2014.03.032
Pedro Faria, Tiago Soares, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais
Distributed Generation and Demand Response Dispatch for a Virtual Power Player Energy and Reserve Provision
Renewable Energy, vol. 66, pp. 686-695
June 2014
doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2014.01.019
Tiago Sousa, Zita Vale, Joao Paulo Carvalho, Tiago Pinto, Hugo Morais
A Hybrid Simulated Annealing approach to handle Energy Resource Management considering an intensive use of Electric Vehicles
Energy, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 81-96,
April 2014
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2014.02.025
Pedro Faria, Zita Vale
Decision Support Concerning Demand Response Programs Design and Use – A Conceptual Framework and Simulation Tool
Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 161-169
January 2014
doi: 10.12785/amis/080120
Luís Gomes, Pedro Faria, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale, Carlos Ramos
Distributed, Agent-Based Intelligent System for Demand Response Program Simulation in Smart Grids
IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 29,pp. 56-65
January/February 2014
doi: 10.1109/MIS.2013.2
João Soares, Tiago Sousa, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale, Bruno Canizes, António Silva
Application-Specific Modified Particle Swarm Optimization for energy resource scheduling considering vehicle-to-grid
Applied Soft Computing, vol. 13, no. 11, pp. 4264-4280
November 2013
doi: 10.1016/j.asoc.2013.07.003
Tiago Pinto, Isabel Praça, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais, Tiago M. Sousa
Strategic Bidding in Electricity Markets: An agent-based simulator with game theory for scenario analysis
Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, IOS Press, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 335-346
September 2013
doi: 10.3233/ICA-130438
Bruno Canizes, João Soares, Pedro Faria, Zita Vale
Mixed Integer Non Linear Programming and Artificial Neural Network Based Approach to Ancillary Services Dispatch in Competitive Electricity Markets
Applied Energy, vol. 108,pp. 261-270
August 2013
doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.03.031
Pedro Faria, Zita Vale, João Soares, Judite Ferreira
Demand Response Management in Power Systems Using a Particle Swarm Optimization Approach
IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 43-51
July-August 2013
doi: 10.1109/MIS.2011.35
Zita Vale, Hugo Morais, Pedro Faria, Carlos Ramos
Distribution System Operation Supported by Contextual Energy Resource Management Based on Intelligent SCADA
Renewable Energy, vol. 52,pp. 143-153
April 2013
doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2012.10.019
Pedro Faria, João Soares, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais, Tiago Sousa
Modified Particle Swarm Optimization Applied to Integrated Demand Response and DG Resources Scheduling
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 606-616
Special Section on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid
March 2013
doi: 10.1109/TSG.2012.2235866
João Soares, Hugo Morais, Tiago Sousa, Zita Vale, Pedro Faria
Day-ahead Resource Scheduling Including Demand Response for Electric Vehicles
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 596-605
Special Section on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid
March 2013
doi: 10.1109/TSG.2012.2235865
Mohammad Ali F. Ghazvini, Bruno Canizes, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais
Stochastic short-term maintenance scheduling of GENCOs in an oligopolistic electricity market
Applied Energy, vol. 101, pp. 667-677,
January 2013
doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.07.009
Marco Silva, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale
An integrated approach for distributed energy resource short term scheduling in smart grids considering realistic power system simulation
Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 64, pp. 273-288,
December 2012
doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2012.04.021
Hugo Morais, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, Isabel Praça
Multilevel Negotiation in Smart Grids for VPP Management of Distributed Resources
IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine, Special Issue “Sustainable Energy and Distributed AI”, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 8-16,
November - December 2012
doi: 10.1109/MIS.2012.105
Bruno Canizes, João Soares, Zita Vale, Hussein Khodr
Hybrid Fuzzy Monte Carlo Technique for Reliability Assessment in Transmission Power Systems
Energy, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 1007-1017,
September 2012
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2012.06.049
Mohammad Ali F. Ghazvini, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale
Coordination Between Mid-term Maintenance Outage Decisions and Short-term Security-Constrained Scheduling in Smart Distribution Systems
Applied Energy, vol. 96, pp. 281-291,
August 2012
doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2011.11.015
Tiago Sousa, Hugo Morais, João Soares, Zita Vale
Day-ahead Resource Scheduling in Smart Grids Considering Vehicle-to-Grid and Network Constraints
Applied Energy, vol. 96, pp. 183-193,
August 2012
doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.01.053
João Soares, Bruno Canizes, Cristina Lobo, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais
Electric Vehicle Scenario Simulator Tool for Smart Grid Operators
Energies, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1881-1899,
June 2012
doi: 10.3390/en5061881
João Soares, Marco Silva, Tiago Sousa, Zita Vale, Hugo Morais
Distributed energy resource short-term scheduling using Signaled Particle Swarm Optimization
Energy, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 466-476,
June 2012
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2012.03.022
Tiago Sousa, Hugo Morais, Zita Vale, Pedro Faria, João Soares
Intelligent Energy Resource Management Considering Vehicle-to-Grid: A Simulated Annealing Approach
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 535-542,
March 2012
doi: 10.1109/TSG.2011.2165303
Pedro Faria, Zita Vale
Demand response in electrical energy supply: An optimal real time pricing approach
Energy, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 5374-5384,
August 2011
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.06.049
Tiago Pinto, Hugo Morais, Pedro Oliveira, Zita Vale, Isabel Praça, Carlos Ramos
A new approach for multi-agent coalition formation and management in the scope of eletricity markets
Energy, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 5004-5015,
August 2011
doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.05.045
Zita Vale, Tiago Pinto, Isabel Praca, Hugo Morais
MASCEM: Electricity Markets Simulation with Strategic Agents
IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 9-17,
March-April 2011
doi: 10.1109/MIS.2011.3
Hugo Morais, Peter Kadar, Pedro Faria, Zita A. Vale, H. Khodr
Optimal scheduling of a renewable micro-grid in an isolated load area using mixed-integer linear programming
Renewable Energy, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp. 151-156, Elsevier January, 2010
doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2009.02.031
Filipe Azevedo, Zita A. Vale, P. B. Moura Oliveira
A Decision-Support System Based on Particle Swarm Optimization for Multi-Period Hedging in Electricity Markets
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 22, n. 3, pp. 995-1003
August, 2007
doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2007.90146
Vera Figueiredo, Fátima Rodrigues, Zita Vale, J. Borges Gouveia
An Electric Energy Consumer Characterization Framework based on Data Mining Techniques
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 20, n 2, pp. 596-602
May, 2005
doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2005.846234
Isabel Praça, Carlos Ramos, Zita Vale, Manuel Cordeiro
MASCEM: A Multi-Agent System that Simulates Competitive Electricity Markets
IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 18, nº 6, pp. 54-60, Special Issue on Agents and Markets
November-December, 2003
Accession Number: WOS:000186619500011
doi: 10.1109/MIS.2003.1249170
Zita A. Vale, A. Machado e Moura, M. Fernanda Fernandes, Albino Marques, Couto Rosado, Carlos Ramos
SPARSE: An Intelligent Alarm Processor and Operator Assistant
IEEE Expert-Intelligent systems & their applications, vol.12, nº 3, pp. 86-93, Special Track on AI Applications in the Electric Power Industry
May/June, 1997
doi: 10.1109/59.260863
Zita A. Vale, A. Machado e Moura
An Expert System with Temporal Reasoning for Alarm Processing in Power System Control Centers
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 8, nº3, pp. 1307-1314
August, 1993
doi: 10.1109/59.260863
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This research group is supported by FEDER Funds through the “Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade - COMPETE” program and by National Funds through FCT “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia” under the projects: FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-PEst-OE/EEI/UI0760/2011;