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My name is António. I'm from Chaves.

I studied Electrical Engeneering at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) and graduated in 2015.

In September 2015 I started working at INESC TEC (CPES).

In 2016 I started my PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems of the MIT program.

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  • Name

    António Manuel Coelho
  • Cluster

    Power and Energy
  • Role

    Research Assistant
  • Since

    21st September 2015
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Publications

2016

Impact of self-production in the operation and regulation of distribution networks

Authors
Coelho, A; Matos, M;

Publication
IET Conference Publications

Abstract
The emergence of self-consumption in low voltage consumers has technical and regulatory consequences, due to the changes in the network flows. In this paper these impacts are analysed through a small case study where different production/storage arrangements are considered. The technical analysis shows the voltage profiles' variation and identifies possible overvoltages and the effect of mitigation measures like storage. The regulatory analysis shows that, in order to maintain the remuneration of the Distribution System Operator (DSO) and Transmission System Operator (TSO), network tariffs parameters would change dramatically for the ordinary consumers, unless new rules are defined for the contribution of LV consumers.