NREL and EDF Co-Evaluate Microgrid Controller

NREL and EDF Co-Evaluate Microgrid Controller

    NREL participated in and provided technical input at an evaluation stage of a microgrid controller at EDF’s Concept Grid test facility. The Concept Grid is a smart-grid test facility ...
NREL’s Grid Modernisation Research in 2016

NREL’s Grid Modernisation Research in 2016

NREL’s Power Systems Engineering Center published 47 journal and magazine articles in the past year highlighting recent research in grid modernisation, all available in a new report.   The articles ...
Enel Begins Operation of New 150MW Wind Farm in the US

Enel Begins Operation of New 150MW Wind Farm in the US

Enel S.p.A., through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), has started operations of Lindahl wind farm, which is Enel’s first project in the state of North Dakota. ...
Participate in Online Hearing for DNV GL’s Recommended Pratice on Grid-Connected Energy Storage Systems “GRIDSTOR”

Participate in Online Hearing for DNV GL’s Recommended Pratice on Grid-Connected Energy Storage Systems “GRIDSTOR”

  Last year DNV GL has started updating the DNVGL-RP-0043 “GRIDSTORE”, the international Recommended Practice on grid-connected energy storage systems, to optimise safety, operation and performance of grid-connected energy storage ...
NREL Collaborates with NASA and UCL to Make Lithium-Ion Batteries Safer on Earth and in Space

NREL Collaborates with NASA and UCL to Make Lithium-Ion Batteries Safer on Earth and in Space

  NREL’s energy storage team has joined forces with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the University College London (UCL) for a cutting-edge study on lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery ...
Fraunhofer IWES and the German Meteorological Service with New Models for More Accurate Weather and Energy Forecasts

Fraunhofer IWES and the German Meteorological Service with New Models for More Accurate Weather and Energy Forecasts

Wind turbines and photovoltaic systems supply more or less energy to the grid depending on good or bad weather conditions. This makes it challenging for transmission grid operators to forecast ...
DNV GL Launches LVRT Testing Services in India to Support Grid Stability

DNV GL Launches LVRT Testing Services in India to Support Grid Stability

As India aims high to broaden their renewable energy capacity and takes more stringent measures to improve the quality, DNV GL has officially launched its full suite of LVRT Testing ...
New Project by DTU on Large Scale Electrical Vehicle Integration

New Project by DTU on Large Scale Electrical Vehicle Integration

The new ACES (Across Continents Electric Vehicle Services) project by the Center for Electric Power and Energy of DTU intends to investigate technical and economic system benefits and impacts by ...
VTT Co-built Environmentally Friendly, Solar-Powered Chiller

VTT Co-built Environmentally Friendly, Solar-Powered Chiller

The effects of climate change increasingly impact the demand and need for cooling. VTT of Finland and German company ZAE Bayern have built an emission-free, solar-powered 10kW chiller. The project ...
DTU Takes Lead in New Project Paving the way for an Integrated Energy System across Nordic Countries

DTU Takes Lead in New Project Paving the way for an Integrated Energy System across Nordic Countries

Denmark is one of the countries in Europe that has the largest amount of direct current (DC) connections, yet lacks methods for optimal coordination and management of them. DC connections ...
COTEVOS Updates White Book “Business Opportunities and Interoperability Assessment for EV Integration”

COTEVOS Updates White Book “Business Opportunities and Interoperability Assessment for EV Integration”

The COTEVOS project (Concepts, capacities and methods for Testing EV systems and their interOperability within Smart Grids) presents an updated version of its white book “Business Opportunities and Interoperability Assessment ...
Sandia’s Solar Glitter closer to Market with New Licensing Agreement

Sandia’s Solar Glitter closer to Market with New Licensing Agreement

Power Technology,Inc., founded by a Sandia National Laboratories scientist-turned-entrepreneur, has received a license for a “home-grown” technology that could revolutionise the way solar energy is collected and used. The licensing ...
DNV GL launches Smart Cable Guard 2.0 to locate and prevent outages in a more digitalised power grid

DNV GL launches Smart Cable Guard 2.0 to locate and prevent outages in a more digitalised power grid

As the number of renewables and smart electronics added to the electricity network is constantly increasing, the power grid must cope with more dynamic stress each year. Grid operators need ...
NREL Researchers lend their DER Integration Expertise to IEEE Power & Energy Magazine’s March/April Issue

NREL Researchers lend their DER Integration Expertise to IEEE Power & Energy Magazine’s March/April Issue

The March/April issue of IEEE Power & Energy Magazine features new ideas and solutions on how to tackle challenges and take advantage of the opportunities of more distributed energy on ...
NREL publishes Landmark Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Cost Breakdown

NREL publishes Landmark Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Cost Breakdown

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a landmark report extensively detailing component and system-level cost breakdowns for residential PV solar systems equipped with energy storage. Though costs ...