Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of Electrical Systems, Volume 10, Number 4, p.465 - 471 (2014)



demand management, DEMAND-side management (Electric utilities), ELECTRIC meters, ELECTRIC utilities – Rates – Time-of-use pricing, Fuzzy logic, Smart Meter, Smart power grids, time based tariff


In deregulated and smart grid system, time based tariff is implemented using complex communication system. This time based tariff depending on market clearing price initiates demand management. Moreover, the consumer supporting the utility by adopting demand management technique is not benefited directly by the utility. In this paper, tariff is locally decided by the smart meter based on change in frequency and change in demand using Fuzzy logic. Based on the relation between change in frequency and change in demand with tariff, fuzzy rules are developed. On implementing fuzzy based tariff, the consumers supporting utility by doing demand management gets more benefited without using the complex communication network. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]


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S. Balamurugan, Shanthini, B. M., Lekshmi R. R., and Dr. Vijaya Chandrakala K. R. M., “Fuzzy Based Tariff”, Journal of Electrical Systems, vol. 10, pp. 465 - 471, 2014.