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Cooperative conference and journal papers by DERlab e.V. or by member institutes of DERlab e. V. (non-exhaustive list) in 2016-2018. For conference and journal papers prior to 2016 please see the Archive tab.


Title Authors Place of the publication Affiliation
Validating the Electra Web-of-cell Control Concept – An Overview of Possible Simulation Environment Enhancements M. Cabiati1,  C. Tornelli1 , C. Seitl 2, T. Strasser2 CIRED Workshop – Ljubljana, 7-8 June 2018, Paper 0119 1RSE, 2AIT
Multi-laboratory Cooperation for Validating Microgrid and Smart Distribution System Approaches M. Otte 1, S. Rohjans1 , D. Pala2, C. Sandroni 2, T. Strasser3 CIRED Workshop – Ljubljana, 7-8 June 2018, Paper 0301 1HAW, 2RSE, 3AIT
Time Synchronous Control of Grid- and PV-emulators for Laboratory Testing Within a Co-simulation Environment C. Seitl 1, T. Strasser1, M. Maniatopoulos 2, P. Kotsampopoulos 2 CIRED Workshop – Ljubljana, 7-8 June 2018 (Volume: 5, Issue: 3, Sept. 2018 ) 1AIT, 2NTUA
A Benchmark System for Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing of Distributed Energy Resources P. Kotsampopoulos 1, D. Lagos1, N. Hatziargyriou 1, M. O. Faruque 2, G. Lauss 3, O. Nzimako 4,P. Forsyth4, M. Steurer2,
F. Ponci 5, A. Monti5, V. Dinavahi 6, K. Strunz 7
IEEE Power and Energy Technology Systems Journal (Volume: 5, Issue: 3, Sept. 2018 ) 1ICCS NTUA, 2Florida State University, 3AIT, 4RTDS Inc., 5RWTH Aachen University, 6University of Alberta, 7Berlin University of Technology
Real-Time Simulation and Hardware-in-the-Loop Approaches for Integrating Renewable Energy Sources into Smart Grids: Challenges & Actions V. H. Nguyen1, Y. Besanger1, Q. T. Tran1, T. L. Nguyen1, C. Boudinet1, R. Brandl2, F. Marten2, A. Markou3, P. Kotsampopoulos3, A. A. van der Meer4, E. Guillo-Sansano5, G. Lauss6, T. I. Strasser6, K. Heussen IEEE ISGAN Asia, Auckland (NZ), December 2017 1G2Elab. 2IWES. 3NTUA. 4TU Delft. 5University of Strathclyde. 6AIT. 7DTU.
Software-Driven Active Customer Interface for DER Integration Jan Ringelstein1, Mohamed Shalaby2, Mihai Sanduleac3, Lola Alacreau4, Joao Martins5, Vasco Delegado-Gomes5 IET, October 2017 1IWES. 2DERlab. 3Exenir SRL. 4ETRA I+D.5 FCT Nova.
A Case Study of an Adaptive Protection Scheme for the Web-of-Cells Concept M. Valov1, J. Merino2 IEEE PES ISGT Europe, Torino (IT), 26-29 September, 2017 1IWES. 2TECNALIA.
Using Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop Experiments together with Co-simulation for the Holistic Validation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems V.H. Nguyen1, Y. Besanger1, Q.T. Tran1, C. Boudinnet1, T.L. Nguyen1, R. Brandl2, T. Strasser3 IEEE PES ISGT Europe, Torino (IT), 26-29 September, 2017 1G2ELab, 2IWES,3AIT
Simulation-based Validation of Smart Grids – Status Quo and Future Research Trends C. Steinbrink1, S. Lehnhoff1, S. Rohjans1, T. I. Strasser2, E. Widl2, C. Moyo2, G. Lauss2, F. Lehfuss2, M. Faschang2, P. Palensky3, A. A. van der Meer3, K. Heussen4, O. Gehrke4, E. Guillo-Sansano5, M. H. Syed5, A. Emhemed5, R. Brandl6, V. H. Nguyen7, A. Khavari8, Q. T. Tran7, P. Kotsampopoulos9, N. Hatziargyriou9, N. Akroud10, E. Rikos11, M. Z. Degefa11 8th International Conference on Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems, Lyon (FR), 28-30 August, 2017 1OFFIS. 2AIT. 3TU Delft. 4DTU. 5University of Strathclyde. 6IWES. 7G2ELab. 8DERlab. 9NTUA. 10Ormazabal. 11CRES. 11SINTEF.
An Integrated Research Infrastructure for Validating Cyber-Physical Energy Systems T. I. Strasser1, C. Moyo 1, R. Bründlinger1, S. Lehnhoff2, M. Blank2, P. Palensky3, A. A. van der Meer3, K. Heussen4, O. Gehrke4, J. E. Rodriguez5, J. Merino5, C. Sandroni6, M. Verga6, M. Calin7, A. Khavari7, M. Sosnina7, E. de Jong8, S. Rohjans2, A. Kulmala9, K. Mäki9, R. Brandl10, F. Coffele11, G. M. Burt11, P. Kotsampopoulos12, N. Hatziargyriou12 8th International Conference on Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems, Lyon (FR), 28-30 August, 2017 1AIT. 2OFFIS. 3TU Delft. 4DTU. 5TECNALIA. 6RSE. 7DERlab. 8DNV GL. 9VTT. 10IWES. 11University of Strathclyde. 12NTUA.
Power Hardware-in-the-Loop Setup for Power System Stability Analyses R. Brandl1, M. Calin2, T. Degner1 International Conference on Electricity Distribution, Glasgow (GB), June 12-15, 2017 1IWES. 2DERlab.
Cyber-Physical Energy Systems Modeling, Test Specification, and Co-Simulation Based Testing A. A. van der Meer1, P. Palensky1, K. Heussen2, D. E. Morales Bondy2, O. Gehrke2, C. Steinbrink3, M. Blank3, S. Lehnhoff3, E. Widl4, C. Moyo4, T. I. Strasser4, V. H. Nguyen5, N. Akroud 6, M. H. Syed7, A. Emhemed7, S. Rohjans3, R. Brandl8, A. M. Khavari9 Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems, Pittsburgh, PA (US), April 21, 2017 1TU Delft. 2DTU. 3OFFIS. 4AIT. 5G2ELab. 6Ormazabal. 7University of Strathclyde. 8IWES. 9DERlab.
Design and Evaluation of SunSpec-Compliant Smart Grid Controller with an Automated Hardware-in-the-Loop Testbed J. Johnson1, B. Fox2, R. Ablinger3, R. Bründlinger3, J. Flicker1 India Smart Grid Week, March 2017 1Sandia.2SunSpec Alliance, 3AIT.
Best Practices in Photovoltaic System Operations and Maintenance (2nd edition) C. Whaley (working group coordinator)1, A. Walker1, T. Lowder1, C. Kurnik1, C. Nichols2, A. Qusaibaty2, D. Boff2, G. Klise 3, O. Lavrova 3, Roger Hill3, T. Tansy 4, T. Keating 4, A. Pochiraju 4, J. Deot 4, B. Fox4 NREL/Sandia/Sunspec Alliance SuNLaMP PV O&M Working Group, December 2016 1NREL. 2US DOE SunShot Initiative. 3Sandia. 4SunSpec Alliance.
Evaluation of System-Integrated Smart Grid Devices using Software- and Hardware-in-the-Loop Blake Lundstrom1, Sudipta Chakraborty1, Georg Lauss2, Roland Bründlinger2, Russell Conklin3 (U.S. Department of Energy) Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT2016) by IEEE, Minneapolis, MN (US), 6-9 September, 2016 1NREL. 2AIT.3US Department of Energy.
Stochastic model predictive control for economic/environmental operation management of microgrids: An experimental case study A. Parisio1, E. Rikos2, L. Glielmo3 Journal of Process Control 43, July 2016, pp.24–37 1University of Manchester. 2CRES. 3University of Sannio.
Forecasting and observability: critical technologies for system operations with high PV penetration P.-J. Alet1, V. Efthymiou2, G. Graditt3, N. Henze4, M. Juel5, D. Moser6, M. Pierro 6, F. Nemac 7, E. Rikos 8, S. Tselepis8, G. Yang9 EU PVSEC2016, Munich (DE), 20-24 June, 2016 1CSEM, PV-center. 2FOSS. 3ENEA. 4IWES. 5SINTEF. 6EURAC. 7ApE. 8CRES. 9TU Denmark.
Experimental validation of flexibility provision by highly distributed demand portfolio M. H. Syed1, G. M. Burt1, R. D’Hulst2, J. Verbeeck2 CIRED Workshop, Helsinki (FI), June 2016 1University of Strathclyde.2EnergyVille-VITO.
Transitioning from centralized to distributed control: using SGAM to support a collaborative development of web of cells architecture for real time control E. Guillo-Sansano1, M. H. Syed1, P. Dambrauskas1, M. Chen1, G. M. Burt1, S. McArthur1, T. Strasser2 CIRED Workshop, Helsinki (FI), June 2016 1University of Strathclyde.2AIT.
Biochar and compost amendments enhance copper immobilisation and support plant growth in contaminated soils S. Jones1, R.P. Bardos1, P.S. Kidd2, M. Mench3, F. de Leij4, T. Hutchings4, A. Cundy5, C. Joyce5, G. Soja6, W. Friesl-Hanl6, R. Herzig7, P. Menger8 Journal of Environmental Management, 171, April 2016, pp. 101 – 112. 1University of Reading. 2Instituto de Investigaciones Agrobiológicas de Galicia (IIAG). 3Université de Bordeaux. 4C-Cure Solutions Ltd. 5University of Brighton. 6AIT. 7Phytotech Foundation & AGB. 8TECNALIA.
Enhanced situational awareness and decision support for operators of future distributed power network architectures A. S. Zaher1, V. M. Catterson1, M. H. Syed1, S. D. J. McArthur1, G. M. Burt1, M. Che1n, M. Marinelli2, A. Prostejovsky2 EEE ISGT Europe, Ljubljana (SI), October 2016 1University of Strathclyde. 2DTU.
Towards a Foundation for Holistic Power System Validation and Testing M. Blank1, S. Lehnhoff1, K. Heussen2, D. E. Morales Bondy2, C. Moyo3, T. Strasser3 IEEE ETFA, Berlin (DE), September 6-9, 2016 1OFFIS. 2DTU. 3AIT.
Towards Holistic Power Distribution System Validation and Testing – An Overview and Discussion of Different Possibilities T. Strasser1, F. Andren1, G. Lauss1, R. Bründlinger1, H. Brunner1, C. Moyo1, C. Seitl1, S. Rohjans2, S. Lehnhoff2, P. Palensky3, P. Kotsampopoulos4, N. Hatziargyriou4, G. Arnold5, W. Heckmann5, E.C.W. de Jong6, M. Verga7, G. Franchioni7, L. Martini7, A.M. Kosek8, O. Gehrke8, H. Bindner8, F. Coffele9, G. Burt9, M. Calin10, J.E. Rodriguez-Seco11 CIGRE, Paris (FR), August 21-26, 2016 1AIT. 2OFFIS. 3TU Delft. 4NTUA. 5IWES. 6DNV GL. 7RSE. 8DTU. 9University of Strathclyde. 10DERlab. 11TECNALIA.
EMC issues in the interaction between smart meters and power electronic interfaces P.Kotsampopoulos1, A.Rigas1, J.Kirchhof2, G.Messinis1, A.Dimeas1, N.Hatziargyriou1, V.Rogakos3, K.Andreadis3 IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol.PP, no.99, pp. 1-10, May 2016 1NTUA. 2IWES. 3HEDNO.
Distribution Line Parameter Estimation Under Consideration of Measurement Tolerances A. Prostejovsky1, O. Gehrke1, A. Kosek1, H. Bindner1, T. Strasser2 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.12, no.2, pp. 726-735, February 2016 1DTU. 2AIT.



Power Cybernetics – the future of validationAuthor: Peter Vaessen (DNV GL)
Smart Transmission and Distribution Networks
15–16 September, 2016, Prague (CZ)
Technical grid connection guides for distributed electricity generation systems: a new DERlab database has come alive Article authors: Arturs Purvins (DERlab), Birthe Klebow (DERlab)
Source: IET Renewable Power Generation, Volume 9, Issue 8, November 2015, p. 1087 – 1092
Technical Guidelines on Long-term Photovoltaic Module Outdoor Testing provide information about the test set-up and measurement equipment for PV module testing under outdoor conditionsAuthors: DERlab e.V., February 2012. If you would like to purchase this publication, please contact office(at)
DERlab Activity Report 2016/2017Kassel, September 2017
COTEVOS/DERlab Special Issue of the DER Journal “Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles”Kassel, November 2015
DERlab/SIRFN Special Issue of the DER Journal “Pre-standardisation Activities for Grid Integration of DER”Kassel, October 2015
STARGRID Report Final Recommendations on Integrating Smart Grid in Distribution NetworksKassel, January 2015
DERlab Activity Report 2014/2015Kassel, January 2015
DERlab Activity Report 2012/2013Kassel, April 2013
DERlab Activity Report 2011/2012Kassel, October 2011
DERlab Activity Report 2008/2010Kassel, September 2010
DERlab Activity Report 2005 to 2008Kassel, November 2008

Technical Reports

Publications of the EC FP6 DERlab Network of Excellence (2005-2011):

"European White Book on Real-Time Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop testing"Reference document on the future of testing of electrical power equipment with specific focus on the emerging hardware-in-the-loop activities and applications. It provides an outlook of how this powerful tool can be utilised to support the development, testing and validation of specifically DER equipment. DERlab Report No. R- 005.0. Date: 2012-10. ISBN: 978-3-943517-01-9.
"Electromagnetic Compatability for Distributed Energy Resources" This Guide describes the EMC conformity assessment procedures in the European Union for DER equipment, and revises the emission and immunity requirements established by many national and international standards and regulations. DERlab Report No. R- 002.0. Date: 2012-02. ISBN: 978-3-943517-05-7.
"European White Book on Grid-Connected Storage"This White Book is a contribution for better deployment of storage systems as a whole as seen from the grid (including converters) rather than any individual device or application. The Book does not only tackle complex technical issues such as requirements on interconnections, or test procedures for selecting a suitable storage technology, but presents also clarifications on tariff structures and other economic aspects. DERlab Report No. R- 003.0. Date: 2012-02. ISBN: 978-3-943517-00-2.
"International White Book on DER Protection: Review and Testing Procedures"This White Book provides an insight into the issues surrounding the impact of increasing levels of DER on the generator and network protection and the resulting necessary improvements in protection testing practices. DERlab Report No. R-004.0. Date: 2012-02. ISBN: 978-3-943517-02-6.
"Requirements to Testing of Power System Services Provided by DER Units"The book discusses the power system services that may be provided from DER units and the related methods to test the services actually provided, both at component level and at system level. DERlab Report No. R-006.0. Date: 2012-04. ISBN: 978-3-943517-04-0.
"International White Book on the Grid Integration of Static Converters" This white book deals with the future requirements for static converters that can contribute actively to a smart operation of the power systems considering in particular ancillary services, disturbed network conditions, and control and communication requirements. This working paper was initiated by DERlab and is a result of a series of workshops that was open to experts in the field. Project Deliverable, June 2009
"Key needs, priorities and framework for the development of a common European pre-standard on DER interconnection"Including a proposed draft structure for a European standard for interconnection of distributed energy resources (EDIS), Project Deliverable, September 2008
"Electromagnetic Compatability for Distributed Energy Resources (working paper 2007)"DERlab Guide Document supporting the EMC standardisation for low frequency phenomena, IEC/ SC77A: PT61000-3-15, Working Paper, January 2007.
Conference papers 2011 - 2015
Title Authors Place of the publication Affiliation
Lab Tests: Verifying That Smart Grid Power Converters Are Truly Smart R. Bründlinger1, T. Strasser1, G. Lauss1, A. Hoke2, S. Chakraborty2, G. Martin2, B. Kroposki2, J. Johnson3, E. de Jong4 IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, vol.13, no.2, pp.30,42, March-April 2015 1AIT. 2NREL. 3Sandia National Laboratories. 4DNV GL.
Comparative assessment of module productivity models N. Dekker1, R. Emmerich2, G. Leotta3, J. Mertens4, S.Misara2, P. Pugliatti3, A. Di Stefano3, G. Razongles4, B. Ya Assoa4 EU PVSEC 2014 1ECN. 2Fraunhofer IWES. 3Enel. 4CEA INES.
Thermal and electrical analysis of BIPV systems in the Sophia project B. Ya Assoa1, W. Sprenger2, S. Misara3, F. Roca4, L. Mongibello4, B. Kubicek5, M. Wagner5, S. Zamini5, J. Merten1, M. Machado6 EU PVSEC 2014 1CEA INES. 2Fraunhofer ISE. 3Fraunhofer IWES. 4ENEA. 5AIT. 6TECNALIA.
Collaborative development of automated advanced interoperability certification test protocols for PV smart grid integration J. Johnson1, R. Bründlinger2, C. Urrego3, R. Alonso4 EU PVSEC 2014 1Sandia National Laboratories. 2AIT. 3Universidad del Valle. 4TECNALIA.
DERri common reference model for distributed energy resources – modelling scheme, reference implementations and validation of results F. Andren1, F. Lehfuss1, P. Jonke1, T. Strasser1, E. Rikos2, P. Kotsampopoulos3, P. Moutis3, F. Belloni4, C. Sandroni4, C. Tornelli4, A. Villa4, A. Krusteva5, R. Stanev5 CIGRE Session 45, Paris, France, 2014 1AIT. 2CRES. 3ICCS-NTUA. 4RSE. 5TUS.
Improving the portability and exchangeability of model data for smart grids focusing on realtime simulations – definition of a common reference model T. Strasser1, M. Stifter1, W. Hribernik1, E. Lambert2, P. Kotsampopoulos3, P. Crolla4, C. Tornelli5 CIGRE Session 45, Paris, France, 2014 1AIT. 2Électricité de France. 3ICCS-NTUA. 4University of Strathclyde. 5RSE.
On the stability of local voltage control in distribution networks with a high penetration of inverter-based generation F. Andren1, B. Bletterie1, S. Kadam1, P. Kotsampopoulos2, C. Bucher3 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. PP, issue: 99, 2014 1AIT. 2ICCS-NTUA. 3Basler & Hofmann AG
Testing of utility-scale PV inverters – international grid code developments and laboratory needs W. Heckmann1, N. Schäfer1, D. Mincu (Craciun)1+2 International Conference on Standards for Smart Grid Ecosystems, Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore, India 1Fraunhofer IWES. 2DERlab.
Guidelines for testing large-scale RES inverters G. Arnold1, R. Bründlinger2, W. Heckmann1, N. Schäfer1 D. Geibel1 Deliverable JRA-2.2.3, Distributed Energy Ressources Research Infrastructures (DERri, EU Project no. 228449), January 2014 1Fraunhofer IWES. 2AIT.
Introduction of advanced testing procedures including PHIL for DG providing ancillary services P. Kotsampopoulos1, N. Hatziargyriou1, B. Bletterie2, G. Lauss2 T. Strasser2 39th Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), Vienna, Austria, 2013 1ICCS-NTUA. 2AIT.
Review, analysis and recommendations on recent guidelines for the provision of ancillary services by distributed generation P. Kotsampopoulos1, N. Hatziargyriou1, B. Bletterie2, G. Lauss2 IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Energy Systems (IWIES), Vienna, Austria, 2013 1ICCS-NTUA. 2AIT.
Use of Model Predictive Control for Experimental Microgrid Optimisation A. Parisio1, E. Rikos2, G. Tzamalis3, L. Glielmo4 Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 102, 2013 1KTH. 2CRES. 3ICCS-NTUA. 4EDT.
Round Robins of Solar Cells to Evaluate Measurement Systems of Different European Research Institutes P. Manshanden1, N.J.C.M. van der Borg1, M. Bliss2, B. Mihaylov2, R. Gottschalg 2, M. Izzi3, M. Tucci3, F. Roca3, M. Pellegrino3, A. Romano3, G. Graditi3, J. Hohl-Ebinger4, W. Warta4, M. Debucquoy5, O. El Daif5, I. Gordon5, J. Champliaud6, A. Jouini6, J. Glatz-Reichenbach7, K. Bothe8, A. Herguth9 EU PVSEC 2013 1ECN. 2Loughborough University. 3ENEA. 4Fraunhofer ISE. 5imec. 6CEA-INES. 7ISC Konstanz. 8ISFH. 9University of Konstanz.
A Quasi-Dynamic Approach for Slow Dynamics Time Domain Analysis of Electrical Networks with Distributed Energy Ressources R. Stanev1, A. Krusteva1, C. Tornelli2, C. Sandroni2 5th Scientific Conference of Electrotechnical Faculty of TUS – 2013, Sozopol, Bulgaria 1TUS-RDS. 2RSE.
EEPOS Automation and Energy Management System for Neighbourhoods with High Penetration of Distri-buted Renewable Energy Sources: A Concept B. Klebow1, A. Purvins1, K. Piira2, V. Lappalainen2, F. Judex3 IEEE IWIES 2013 1DERlab e. V. 2VTT. 3AIT.
Power Hardware-In-The-Loop Technique Applied to a LV Network for Integrating a Supercapacitor with an Average Model of STATCOM K. Mentesidi1, M. Santamaria2, M. Aguado3, A. Vassilakis4, A. Rigas4, V. Kleftakis4, P. Kotsampopoulos 4 IEEE IWIES 2013 1CENER. 2TECNALIA. 3VISTAKON. 4ICCS-NTUA.
A hardware-In-The-Loop Simulation Architecture for Integration of Smart Buildings and Distributed Energy Resources in Micro Grids G.T. Costanzo1, L. Ferrarini2, G. Mantovani3, A. Krusteva4, M. Georgiev4, M. Antchev4 Journal of Information Technologies and Control 1DTU. 2RSE. 3University of Padua. 4TUS-RDS.
Implementing agent-based emissions trading for controlling Virtual Power Plant emissions S. Skarvelis-Kazakos1, E. Rikos2, E. Kolentini3, L.M. Cipcigan4, N. Jenkins4 Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 102, 2013 1University of Greenwich. 2CRES. 3ICCS-NTUA. 4University of Cardiff.
Evaluation of Technical Solutions for a Large Scale Integration of PV in European Distribution Grids M. Vandenbergh1, V. Helmbrecht1, D. Mincu (Craciun)1, R. Hermes2, H. Loew3, R. Lama4, M. Rekinger5, G. Concas5, P.M. Sonvilla6 EU PVSEC 2013 1DERlab e. V. 2 Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e. V. 3 Enel Distribuzione S.p.a. 4RWE Deutschland AG. 5 EPIA AISBL. 6 eclareon.
Improving the Portability and Exchangeability of Model Data for Smart Grids Real-Time Simulations-Definition of a Common Reference Model T. Strasser1, M. Stifter1, W. Hribernik1, E. Lambert2, P. Kotsampopoulos3, P. Crolla4, C. Tornelli5 e & i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, pp. 1-6, 2013 1AIT. 2EDF. 3ICCS-NTUA. 4University of Strathclyde. 5RSE
The EU DERri Project: open use of Research Infrastructures for experimental activities in the field of integration of Distributed Energy Resources G. Franchioni1, P. Mora1, M. Rizzi1, S. Numminen2, D. Mincu (Craciun)2 IRED 2012 1RSE. 2DERlab e. V.
Harmonising hardware-in-the-loop simulation procedures for power systems and distributed energy resources components T. Strasser1, F. Lehfuß1, P. Kotsampopoulos2, P. Crolla3, C. Tornelli4, S. Numminen5 IRED 2012 1AIT. 2ICCS-NTUA. 3University of Strathclyde. 4RSE. 5DERlab e. V.
Harmonised Procedures on Photovoltaic Modules Long-Term Energy Yield Measurements and Performance Evaluation under Outdoor Conditions D. Mincu (Craciun)1, V. Helmbrecht1, P. Funtan2, P. Strauss1,2, S. Misara2, A. Ellis3, R. Bruendlinger1,4, S. Tselepis5, A. Kyritsis5, N. Hatziargyriou6, K. Latoufis6 EU PVSEC 2012 1DERlab e. V. 2Fraunhofer IWES. 3Sandia National Laboratories. 4AIT. 5CRES. 6ICCS-NTUA
SOL-ION PV Storage System: Field Trial Results, Spread of Operating Conditions and Performance Evaluation based on field data J. Binder1, H. D. Mohring1, M. Danzer1, O. Schanz1, A. U. Schmiegel1, A. Linhart2, M. Landau3, J. von Appen3, F. Niedermeyer3, M. Braun3, D. Magnor4, D.-U. Sauer4, H. Schuh5, U. Thomas6, N. Martin7, J.-C. Marcel8, C. Jehoulet9 EU PVSEC 2012 1ZSW. 2voltwerk electronics GmbH. 3Fraunhofer IWES. 4ISEA RWTH. 5Saft Batterien GmbH. 6E.ON Bayern AG. 7CEA-INES. 8Tenesol. 9Saft Batteries
Numerical Analysis of the Impact of Environmental Conditions on the BIPV Systems, an Overview of BIPV Modelling in the SOPHIA Project Y. B. Assoa1, S. Zamini2, W. Sprenger3, S. Misara4, M. Pellegrino5 EU PVSEC 2012 1CEA-INES. 2AIT. 3Fraunhofer ISE. 4Fraunhofer IWES. 5ENEA.
RESERVICES – Economic Grid Support from Variable Renewable: System Needs M. Rekinger1, G. Masson1, S. Wokke2, F. Van Hulle2, H. Holttinen3, D. Mincu (Craciun)4, P. Kreutzkamp5, N. Cutululis6 EU PVSEC 2012 1EPIA. 2EWEA. 3VTT. 4Fraunhofer IWES. 53E. 6DTU
Free access to 48 Photovoltaic Research Infrastructures: The Sophia Project P. Malbranche1, G. Siefer2, M. de Bruijne3, I. Gordon4, P. Sommer-Larsen5, N. Taylor6, I. Lauermann7, J. Hüpkes8, I. Anton9, F. Aleo10, F. Paletta11, R. Gottschalg12, F. Roca13, S. Rousu14, T. Pettersen15, S. Zamini16, M. Rekinger17, G. Arrowsmith18, E. Román Medina19, D. Mincu (Craciun)20 EU PVSEC 2012 1CEA-INES. 2Fraunhofer ISE. 3ECN. 4imec. 5DTU. 6European Commission DG JRC. 7HZB. 8Forschungszentrum Juelich. 9UPM. 10ENEL. 11RSE. 12Loughborough University. 13ENEA. 14VTT. 15SINTEF. 16AIT. 17EPIA. 18EUREC. 19TECNALIA. 20DERlab e. V.
Improving the Portability and Exchangeability of Model Data for Smart Grids focusing on Real-Time Simulations – Definition of a Common Reference Model T. Strasser1, M. Stifter1, W. Hribernik1, E. Lambert2, P. Kotsampopoulos3, P. Crolla4, C. Tornelli5 CIGRE Session 44 Paris, France, August 2012. 1AIT. 2EDF. 3ICCS-NTUA. 4University of Strathclyde. 5RSE
Comparison of multiple Power Amplification types for Power Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications. F. Lehfuss1, G. Lauss1, P. Kotsampopoulos2, N. Hatziargyriou2, P. Crolla3, A. Roscoe3 IEEE Workshop on Complexity in Engineering (COMPENG 2012), June 2012 1AIT. 2ICCS-NTUA. 3University of Strathclyde
Harmonized procedures for long-term energy yield measurements and performance evaluation of PV modules in outdoor conditions V. Helmbrecht1, D. Mincu (Craciun)1, A. Ellis2, J. Granata2, S. Tselepis3, A. Kyritsis4, N. Hatziargyriou4 Photovoltaics International Journal, February 2012 1DERlab e. V. 2Sandia National Laboratories. 3CRES. 4ICCS-NTUA
Is the Distribution Grid Ready to Accept Large Scale Photovoltaic Deployment? – State of the Art, Progress and Future Prospects M. Braun1, T. Stetz2, R. Brundlinger3, C. Mayr3, K. Ogimoto4, H. Kobayashi5, H. Hatta5, B. Kroposki6, B. Mather6, M. Coddington6, K. Lynn7, G. Graditi8, A. Woyte9, and I. MacGill10 Progress in Photovoltaics, November 2011 1IEH, University of Stuttgart. 2Fraunhofer IWES. 3AIT. 4University of Tokyo. 5CRIEPI, Japan. 6NREL, US. 7US Department of Energy. 8ENEA. 93E. 10CEEM, Australia
Conference papers 2008 - 2011 (DERlab NoE)

Common publications during the EC Network of Excellence DERlab 2008 – 2011.

Title Authors Place of the publication Affiliation
Reliability model for relay protection system D. Bogdanov1, V. Terzija2 PAC world Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 2011 1TU Sofia, 2University of Manchester
Experience in microgrid operation R. Pawelek1, R. Mienski1, A. Krusteva2 6th International Conference on Power Systems, Control, Quality and Efficiency of Utilisation, Blagoveschensk, Russia, 2011 1TU Lodz, 2TU Sofia
Steady state analysis of networks with distributed energy resources R. Stanev1, A. Krusteva1, P. Nakov1, B. Bletterie2, P. Romanos3 II Research conference of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering TU Sofia – EF2010, Sozopol, Bulgaria 1TU Sofia, 2AIT, 3NTUA
Smartgrid’s testing facilities in European Laboratories D. Coll-Mayor1, E. Rodriguez2, E. Zabala2, R. Bründlinger3, E. Lemaire4, A. Notholt5 SmartGrids and E-Mobility Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 2010 1DERlab e.V., 2TECNALIA, 3AIT, 4CEA-INES, 5Fraunhofer IWES
Assessment of production capability of the first wind farm in Poland R. Pawelek1, R. Mienski1, B. Terlecki1, A. Krusteva2, P. Nakov2 International Seminar “Problems of electrical power engineering”, Lodz, Poland, 2010 1TU Lodz, 2TU Sofia
Bringing together international research on High Penetration PV in Electricity Grids. The new Task 14 of the IEAPhotovoltaic Power Systems Programme R. Bründlinger1, C. Mayr1, H. Fechner1, M. Braun2, K. Ogimoto3, B. Kroposki4, G. Graditi6, I. F. MacGill7, D. Turcotte8, L. Perret9 25th European PVSEC, Valencia, Spain, 2010 1AIT, 2Fraunhofer IWES, 3University of Tokyo, 4NREL, 5EnergiMidt, 6ENEA, 7CEEM Australia, 8Natural Resources Canada, 9Planair
Technical and commercial standardisation of DER/microgrid components J. Oyarzabal, N. Ruiz1, N. Hatziargyriou et. al.2 for CIGRÉ Working Group C6.10 (ISBN: 978-2-85873-111-4), 2010 1TECNALIA, 2NTUA
Illustration of Modern Wind Turbine Ancillary Services N. Hatziargyriou1, I. Margaris1, A. Hansen2, P. Sørensen2 Energies 2010, ISSN: 1996-1073 1NTUA, 2RISOE
DERlab round-robin testing of photovoltaic single-phase inverters O. Perego1, P. Mora1, C. Tornelli1, T. Degner2, W. Heckmann 2 Photovoltaics international, Quarterly Technical Journal, ISSN: 1857-7797, May 2010 1RSE, 2Fraunhofer IWES
Analysis of Test Procedures For PV Inverter Performed In The DERab Testing Activities O. Perego1, P. Mora1, N. Hinov2, T. Hristov2, A. Krusteva2, G. Romanovsky3, D. Geibel 4 Elektronika 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria 1RSE, 2TU Sofia, 3University of Manchester, 4Fraunhofer IWES
Dynamic security issues of autonomous power systems with increasing wind power penetration N. Hatziargyriou1, I. Margaris1, A. Hansen2, N. Cutululis2, P. Sørensen2 EWEC 2010, Warsaw, Poland 1NTUA, 2RISOE
Characterizing the Overall Performance of Grid-connected PV power converters with the new European Standard EN 50350 R. Bründlinger1, N. Henze2, H. Häberlin2, B. Burger2, A. Bergmann2, F. Baumgartner2 19th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference and Exhibition, ICC Jeju, Korea, 2009 1AIT, 2Fraunhofer IWES
Improvement of Power Quality and Reliability with Multifunctional PV-Inverters in Distributed Energy Systems D. Geibel1, T. Degner1, M. Antchev2, A. Krusteva2, C.Hardt3 10th International Conference on Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation EPQU’09, Lodz, Poland 1Fraunhofer IWES, 2TU Sofia, 3SMA Solar Technology AG
Inverter interconnection tests performed in the LABEIN-Tecnalia microgrid involved in the DERlab round-robin testing activity A. Gil de Muro1, J. E. Rodriguez1, E. Zabala1, C. Mayr2, R. Bründlinger2, G. Romanovsky3, O. Gehrke4, F. Isleifsson4 10th International Conference on Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation EPQU’09, Lodz, Poland 1TECNALIA, 2AIT, 3University of Manchester, 4RISOE
International white book on the grid integration of static converters P. Strauß1, T. Degner1, W. Heckmann1, I. Wasiak2, P. Gburczyk2, N. Hatziargyriou3, T. Romanos3, E. Zountouridou3, A. Dimeas3, Z. Hanzelka4 10th International Conference on Electrical Power Quality and Utilisation EPQU’09, Lodz, Poland 1Fraunhofer IWES, 2TU Lodz, 3NTUA, 4AGH-University of Science and Technology
EN 50530 – The new European Standard for Performance Characterisation of PV inverters R. Bründlinger1, N. Henze2, B. Burger2, H. Häberlin3, A. Bergmann4, F. Baumgartner5 24th EUPVSEC, Hamburg, Germany, 2009 1AIT, 2Fraunhofer IWES, 3Berne University of Applied Sciences, 4DKE Deutsche Kommission Elektrotechnik, 5Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
PV Inverters supporting the grid – First experiences with testing and qualification according to the new grid interconnection guidelines in Germany, Austria and France R. Bründlinger1, B. Bletterie1, G. Arnold2, T. Degner2, C. Duvauchelle3 24th EUPVSEC, Hamburg, Germany, 2009 1AIT, 2Fraunhofer IWES, 3EDF
PV for Smart Buildings T. Romanos1, N. Hatziargyriou1, J. Schmid2, J. Mutale3 24th EUPVSEC, Hamburg, Germany, 2009 1NTUA. 2Fraunhofer IWES. 3University of Manchester
Demand Side Management in Smart Buildings T. Romanos1, N. Hatziargyriou1, J. Schmid2 European Conference Smart Grids and Mobility, Würzburg, Germany, 2009 1NTUA, 2Fraunhofer IWES
Grid integration issues for EVs / PHEVs: the DERlab approach E. Lemaire1, J. Merten1, P. Nørgaard2, H. Bindner2, P. Mora3, E. Kolentini4, E. Zabala5, J. E. Rodriguez5, M. Stifter6, R. Bründlinger6, S. Tselepis7, T. Degner8, W. Heckmann 8 European Conference Smart Grids and Mobility in Würzburg, Germany, 2009 1CEA-INES, 2RISOE, 3RSE, 4NTUA, 5TECNALIA, 6AIT, 7CRES, 8Fraunhofer IWES
Application of Active Power Filters in Distributed Energy Systems M. Antchev1, M. Petkova1,A. Krusteva1, D. Geibel2 ICEST’09, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria 1TU Sofia, 2Fraunhofer IWES
Estimation of Voltage controllability of Distribution Systems with Locally Distributed Sources R. Stanev1, P. Nakov1, A. Krusteva1, P. Romanos2, B. Bletterie3 Energy Forum 2009, Varna, Bulgaria 1TU Sofia, 2NTUA, 3AIT
Nachweis der elektrischen Eigenschaften von PV-Wechselrichtern gemäß den deutschen Netzanschlussrichtlinien G. Arnold1, T. Degner1, R. Bründlinger2 Symposium Photovoltaic Solar Energy in Staffelstein, Germany, 2009 1Fraunhofer IWES, 2AIT
Making European Interconnection Requirements Transparent – The New DEDIS Data Base from DERlab T. Degner1, W. Heckmann1, J. E. Rodriguez2, E. Zabala2, R. Bründlinger3 3rd International Conference on Integration of RES and DER in Nice, France, 2008 1Fraunhofer IWES, 2TECNALIA, 3AIT
Research Facility of Technical University of Lodz – a Powerful Tool for Microgrids Analysis R. Mienski1, R. Pawelek1, P. Gburczyk1, I. Wasiak1, T. Degner2 5th International Conference on Power Systems, Control, Quality and Efficiency of Utilisation in Blagoveshchensk, Russia, 2008 1TU Lodz, 2Fraunhofer IWES
DER Laboratory in Institute of Electrical Power Engineering of Technical University of Lodz R. Mienski1, R. Pawelek1, P. Gburczyk1, I. Wasiak1, T. Degner2 13th International Conference on Harmonics and Quality of Power in Wollongong, Australia, 2008 1TU Lodz, 2Fraunhofer IWES
Redefinition of the European efficiency – finding the compromise between simplicity and accuracy B. Bletterie1, R. Bründlinger1, H. Häberlin2,
F. Baumgartner3, H. Schmidt4, G. Klein4, M. A. Abella5
European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Valencia, Spain, 2008 1AIT, 2Berne University of Applied Sciences, 3Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften,
4Fraunhofer IWES, 5Ciemat-Avda
Performance Evaluation of the Gaidoroumandra Mini-Grid with Distributed PV Generators R. Geipel1, M. Landau1, P. Strauß1, M. Vandenbergh1, S. Tselepis2 4th European PV-Hybrid and Mini-Grid Conference in Athens, Greece, 2008 1Fraunhofer IWES, 2CRES
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Energiemanagement auf Nachbarschaftsebene – Forschungsprojekt EEPOS. Energiewende 180°, DKE
(The DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE). May 2013
Harmonized procedures for long-term energy yield measurements and performance evaluation of PV modules in outdoor conditions Photovoltaics International 15/2012, February 2012. Authors: DERlab, NTUA, CRES and Sandia National Laboratories.
DERlab European White Book on Grid-Connected Storage. Das Europäische Weißbuch des Forschungsverbunds DERlab über netzgekoppelteEnergiespeicher [1.684 KB]. Book review in the journal Solarzeitalter 1/2012. Publisher: Eurosolar e. V, March 2012
DERlab round-robin testing of photovoltaic single-phase inverters Photovoltaics International 08/2010, May 2010
World-class laboratory KEMA Global, No. 2, June 2009
Utility-scale PV systems: grid connection requirements, test procedures and European harmonisation Photovoltaics International, Second Quarter 2009, Fourth Edition
Mehr Aktivität im Netzbetrieb Energiespektrum, Heft 1-2/2009
Renewables: making the grid work Renewable Energy Focus, November/December 2008
Verein DERlab soll dezentrale Stromerzeugung stärken [6.879 KB] IKZ, Magazin für Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz in Gebäuden, Heft 11/12, 2008
Institutos europeos de investigación fundan la Asociación DERlab para potenciar la generación eléctrica distribuida Nota de Prensa DERlab, 18.09.2008
Leading European Research Institutes Found the Association DERlab to Strengthen the Distributed Power Generation Press Release DERlab, 18.09.2008
Führende europäische Forschungsinstitute gründen Verein DERlab zur Stärkung der dezentralen Stromerzeugung Pressemitteilung DERlab, 18.09.2008