ERIGrid on Co-simulation and Integrated Laboratory Based Validation Methods

ERIGrid on Co-simulation and Integrated Laboratory Based Validation Methods

Smart grids link various types of energy technologies such as power electronics, machines, grids, and markets via communication technology, which leads to trans-disciplinary, multi-domain system. Simulation packages for assessing system ...
NREL aiming for Superefficient Solar

NREL aiming for Superefficient Solar

  NREL researchers found a winning combination of materials to create a high-efficiency solar cell: a bottom layer of gallium arsenide and a top layer of gallium indium phosphide, the ...
VITO contributes to detailed Solar Map of Flanders

VITO contributes to detailed Solar Map of Flanders

Many owners of buildings could benefit from a sunny roof by using solar panels or a solar boiler, yet do not realise the opportunity they are passing up. The Solar ...

DERlab General Assembly Welcomes TNO as New Member and Prof. Graeme Burt as New Spokesperson of the Association

The DERlab Association held its annual General Assembly on 22 March, 2017, in Arnhem (NL) to report on the work of the association, consider members’ advances in their laboratory capabilities, ...
ETIP SNET selects over 200 Experts to take an Active Part to its Working Groups

ETIP SNET selects over 200 Experts to take an Active Part to its Working Groups

ETIP SNET launched a call for experts in January and has attracted over 400 applicants. 200 experts were selected as direct and full members and another 200 as observer by ...
Enel begins Construction of the Americas’ Largest Solar Photovoltaic Plant

Enel begins Construction of the Americas’ Largest Solar Photovoltaic Plant

Enel, through its Mexican renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power México (EGPM), has started construction works at its 754 MW1 Villanueva solar photovoltaic plant in Viesca, Coahuila State, which is the ...
DNV GL’s expanded KEMA High-Power Laboratory performs first-ever Ultra-High-Voltage Component Tests

DNV GL’s expanded KEMA High-Power Laboratory performs first-ever Ultra-High-Voltage Component Tests

&nbsp DNV GL has started the testing of ultra-high-voltage (UHV) grid components has started at its recently expanded KEMA High-Power Laboratory (HPL) in Arnhem, the Netherlands. KEMA HPL is the ...
ERIGrid Powering Progress in Smart Grids: Interview with Project Coordinator

ERIGrid Powering Progress in Smart Grids: Interview with Project Coordinator

As the ERIGrid project launches its second call for transnational access to Europe’s leading smart grid infrastructure , Project Coordinator Dr Thomas Strasser of AIT describes in an interview to ...
PNDC awarded certification to the ISO 9001:2015 standard

PNDC awarded certification to the ISO 9001:2015 standard

Power Networks Demonstration Center (PNDC) is proud to announce the achievement of the ISO9001:2015 certification for their quality management system. ISO9001:2015 is the latest standard and an internationally recognised prestigious ...
DERlab Members Cooperate Towards Innovation in Energy Markets

DERlab Members Cooperate Towards Innovation in Energy Markets

In January 2017, imec and the DERlab members KU Leuven and VITO as research partners of EnergyVille, have signed a collaboration agreement with ENGIE Benelux, ENGIE Labs network. With the ...
VTT Seeking Collaboration in Tackling Energy Challenges

VTT Seeking Collaboration in Tackling Energy Challenges

Celebrating its 75th birthday in 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland wishes to build further creative collaboration with partners and clients. Having identified five topics that guide their work ...
Nobel Grid Publicises Project Achievements

Nobel Grid Publicises Project Achievements

With the goal to develop, deploy and evaluate advanced tools and ICT services for distribution system operators (DSOs) and electric cooperatives, the Nobel Grid project aims to facilitate active consumer ...
DNV GL Launches Weekly Podcasts on Renewable Energy

DNV GL Launches Weekly Podcasts on Renewable Energy

Starting in January 2017, DNV GL covers various power system and energy transition topics within the frame of their new DNV GL Talks Energy podcast series.   Electrification, rise of ...
Newly Developed Smart Meter Extension Installed within Nobel Grid Project

Newly Developed Smart Meter Extension Installed within Nobel Grid Project

In January 2017, Carbon Co-Op started installing smart meter extension (SMX) devices within the Nobel Grid project. The first building SMX is installed at is a business centre forming part ...
PNDC extending PHIL Capability

PNDC extending PHIL Capability

The Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) of the University of Strathclyde is presently installing a 540 kVA Triphase system to extend the centre’s Power Hardware in the Loop (PHIL) capability. ...