Future-proof power grids

More powerful grids are essential for achieving a successful energy transition. A reliable electricity provision with a high quality and maximum flexibility requires innovative approaches. This website is therefore reporting on the latest research. MORE


High-sea wind farms offer significant advantages for the electricity production: the wind conditions remote from the coasts are much more uniform and there is much more space than inland. But how can the wind farms be sensibly integrated into the existing electricity grid? MORE

Basic information

The energy generated in a grid must always be equal to the energy consumed. The ancillary services are tasked with ensuring this.


Virtual power plants, active distribution grids, smart meters and adaptive protection systems – here you can find information about the most important aspects of smart grids.


What do direct and alternating current mean? How do they differ and what are the advantages and disadvantages?


How is our power grid structured? What sort of networks are there? What do security and quality of supply mean?