Advanced wind power management: Model of information flows and ICT-system interconnections in electricity supply chain

Juha P. Lahti, Petri T. Helo, Ahm Shamsuzzoha

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Abstract

Advanced wind power specific systems, applications and approaches are necessary in order to function effectively. Due to the characteristics of wind power, it creates uncertainty to the electricity supply chain. In order to function efficiently in the power market business, it is crucial to recognise relevant factors and positioning their associated information. This descriptive study analyses and identifies the power market business and its accompanying information flows and connections. This paper shows that effective management of information in the electricity supply chain requires interconnections of several separate information and communication technology (ICT) systems. This study proposes a generic enterprise architecture to manage the data chains and information flows within the scenario of multipleenergy ICT systems. As a result, this study also presents a proposal of an advanced enterprise architecture model that describes both system interconnections and wind power related information flows.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-232
Number of pages24
JournalInternational Journal of Business Information Systems
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Electricity supply chain
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Information flow
  • Interconnections
  • Model
  • Wind power

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Information Systems and Management

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