Save the Date: ETIP SNET Announces Four Regional Workshops in 2017

Save the Date: ETIP SNET Announces Four Regional Workshops in 2017

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) will organise four Regional Workshops covering the whole European Union, starting in Autumn 2017. The 2-day ...
PowerLabDK Co-Developed Framework for Distribution Networks Automation

PowerLabDK Co-Developed Framework for Distribution Networks Automation

Within the IDE4L project, PowerLabDK PowerLabDK of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) tested and co-developed an automation framework for both automation techniques and other new integration techniques that significantly ...
NREL Sets Record Efficiency for Dual-Junction Solar Cell

NREL Sets Record Efficiency for Dual-Junction Solar Cell

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have set a record efficiency for a dual-junction solar cell. The efficiency was certified at 32.6%, surpassing the ...
PowerLabDK of DTU Prepares for the Digital Energy Future

PowerLabDK of DTU Prepares for the Digital Energy Future

PowerLabDK of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has just invested in a large supercomputer as the first element of a soon-to-be-launched new Digital Energy Lab, which will support the ...
Fraunhofer IWES Publishes First Wind Index for German Bight

Fraunhofer IWES Publishes First Wind Index for German Bight

The generation of wind energy depends to a significant extent on the changing weather conditions causing the yield from wind energy plants and farms to fluctuate every year. Onshore plants ...
KU Leuven Once Again Leads Ranking of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities

KU Leuven Once Again Leads Ranking of Europe’s Most Innovative Universities

For the second year in a row, KU Leuven leads the Reuters ranking of Europe’s most innovative universities. According to Reuters, “KU Leuven earned its first-place rank, in part, by ...
Enel Operates World’s First “Plug and Play” Micro-Grid Powered by Solar PV and Hydrogen-based Storage

Enel Operates World’s First “Plug and Play” Micro-Grid Powered by Solar PV and Hydrogen-based Storage

Enel through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. (EGPC) has started operations at the world’s first 100% emission-free “plug-and-play” commercial-sized micro-grid powered by solar PV as well as hydrogen-based ...
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 ...