Gas Network Benchmark Models

  • The simulation of gas transportation networks becomes increasingly more important as its use-cases broaden to more complex applications. Classically, the purpose of the gas network was the transportation of predominantly natural gas from a supplier to the consumer for long-term scheduled volumes. With the rise of renewable energy sources, gas-fired power plants are often chosen to compensate for the fluctuating nature of the renewables, due to their on-demand power generation capability. Such an only short-term plannable supply and demand setting requires sophisticated simulations of the gas network prior to the dispatch to ensure the supply of all customers for a range of possible scenarios and to prevent damages to the gas network. In this work we describe the modeling of gas networks and present benchmark systems to test implementations and compare new or extended models.

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Author:Peter BennerORCiD, Sara GrundelORCiD, Christian HimpeORCiD, Christoph Huck, Tom StreubelORCiD, Caren TischendorfORCiD
Document Type:Book chapter
Parent Title (English):Applications of Differential-Algebraic Equations: Examples and Benchmarks
First Page:171
Last Page:197
Series:Differential-Algebraic Equations Forum book series (DAEF)
Publisher:Springer International Publishing
Year of first publication:2019
Pagenumber:26
ISBN:978-3-030-03718-5
Preprint:urn:nbn:de:0297-zib-66274
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/11221_2018_5