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Transmission system operation with large penetration of Wind and other renewable Electricity sources in Networks by means of innovative Tools and Integrated Energy Solutions

Objective

A group of 6 Transmission System Operators (Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany The Netherlands and Spain) with 2 generator companies, 5 manufacturers and research organisations, propose 6 demonstration projects to remove, in 3 years, several barriers which prevent the electric system from welcoming more wind electricity, and wind electricity from contributing more to the electric system. The full scale demonstrations aim at proving the benefits of novel technologies (most of them available from manufacturers) coupled with innovative system management approaches. The contribution of wind energy to the system will show how aggregated wind farms can provide system services (voltage and frequency control) in Spain. The aggregation of wind farms with flexible generation and loads will be demonstrated in Denmark using a scalable IT platform developed by a generator. Increasing the flexibility of transmission networks will be tested in Belgium (existing sensors and coordinated power flow control devices avoiding possible large scale instabilities induced by wind farms in the CWE region) and in Spain (dynamic wind power evacuation capacity using real-time computations based on short-term generation forecasts and use of a mobile Overload Line Controller). Off-shore wind farms are addressed from a security viewpoint. Secure HVDC meshed networks will be validated in France using simulations and full scale experiments of two different HVDC circuit breaker technologies. Off-shore wind farm shut downs under stormy conditions will be demonstrated in Denmark using the world largest off-shore wind farm with balancing power provided by the Norwegian hydro capacities through a HVDC link. The experimental results will be integrated into European impact analyses to show the scalability of the solutions: routes for replication will be provided with benefits for the pan European transmission network and the European electricity market as soon as 2014, in line with the SET plan objectives.

Call for proposal

FP7-ENERGY-2009-2
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Coordinator

RED ELECTRICA DE ESPANA S.A.U.
Address
Paseo Del Conde De Los Gaitanes 177
28109 Alcobendas - Madrid
Spain
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jose Luis Mata (Mr.)

Participants (28)

IBERDROLA INGENIERIA Y CONSTRUCCION SAU
Spain
Address
Avda San Adrian 48
48003 Bilbao
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Luis Malumbres
IBERDROLA RENOVABLES S.A.
Spain
Address
Calle Menorca Planta 13
Valencia
Administrative Contact
Carlos Lozano (Mr.)
DONG ENERGY WIND POWER HOLDING AS
Denmark
Address
Kraftvaerksvej 53
Fredericia
Administrative Contact
Knud Pedersen (Mr.)
IBERDROLA SA
Spain
Address
Plaza De Euskadi 5
48009 Bilbao
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Carlos Lozano (Mr.)
RTE RESEAU DE TRANSPORT D'ELECTRICITE
France
Address
Immeuble Window - 7C Place Du Dome
92073 Paris La Defense Cedex
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Anne-Marie Denis
ELIA SYSTEM OPERATOR
Belgium
Address
Boulevard De L'empereur 20
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Christophe Druet (Mr.)
ENERGINET
Denmark
Address
Tonne Kjaersvej 65
7000 Fredericia
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Børre Eriksen (Mr.)
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Address
Anker Engelundsvej 1 Bygning 101 A
2800 Kgs Lyngby
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Karen Hyllested Thielsen (Ms.)
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
France
Address
Avenue De Wagram 22
75008 Paris 08
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jérôme Duval (Mr.)
UK GRID SOLUTIONS LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
St Leonards Building, Harry Kerr Drive
ST16 1WT Stafford
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Roger Critchley (Dr.)
TENNET TSO BV
Netherlands
Address
Utrechtseweg 310
6812AR Arnhem
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Jan M Van Den Berg (Mr.)
UNIVERSIDAD PONTIFICIA COMILLAS
Spain
Address
Calle Alberto Aguilera 23
28015 Madrid
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
María Jesús Martín Escorial (Ms.)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Christoph Schulte (Mr.)
SINTEF ENERGI AS
Norway
Address
Sem Saelandsveg 11
7465 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Nils Arild Ringheim (Mr.)
SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE ENERGY INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY S.L.
Spain
Address
Avenida Ciudad De La Innovacion 9 Y 11
31621 Sarriguren
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Lucia Paris (Ms.)
SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE ENERGY AS
Denmark
Address
Borupvej 16
7330 Brande
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Conny Laursen (Ms.)
50HERTZ TRANSMISSION GMBH
Germany
Address
Eichenstrasse 3A
12435 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Matthias Müller-Mienack (Dr.)
WindEurope
Belgium
Address
Rue Belliard 40
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Filippo Gagliardi (Mr.)
CORESO SA
Belgium
Address
Avenue Cortenbergh 71
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
François Boulet (Mr.)
Asea Brown Boveri SA
Spain
Address
Calle Cronos 57
28037 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Daniel Galvan (Mr.)
INESC TEC - INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIADE SISTEMAS E COMPUTADORES, TECNOLOGIA E CIENCIA
Portugal
Address
Rua Dr Roberto Frias Campus Da Feup
4200 465 Porto
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
João Peças Lopes (Dr.)
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN
Ireland
Address
Belfield
4 Dublin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Donal Doolan (Mr.)
RICERCA SUL SISTEMA ENERGETICO - RSE SPA
Italy
Address
Via Raffaele Rubattino 54
20134 Milano
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Carlo Legramandi (Dr.)
UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
United Kingdom
Address
Richmond Street 16
G1 1XQ Glasgow
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Martin Gregory (Mr.)
UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE
Belgium
Address
Place Du 20 Aout 7
4000 Liege
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Isabelle Halleux (Dr.)
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Tina De Greef
UNIVERSITE LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
Belgium
Address
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50
1050 Bruxelles
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Jean Claude Maun (Prof.)
IBERDROLA RENOVABLES ENERGIA SA
Spain
Address
Calle Menorca 19 Planta 13
46023 Valencia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Carlos Lozano (Mr.)