A review of community electrical energy systems

This paper is aimed at new entrants into the field of electrical community energy. It reviews some of the work that is underway into community electrical energy projects. This review includes a summary of key issues and components which need consideration including some or all of the following; demand side management, energy storage (including vehicle to grid) and renewable generation. The paper looks further into the energy management schemes of these projects and summarises previously published methodology in the area.