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All projects

Here we have provided an overview of all the projects. The search facility enables you to find projects on various topics, which are presented in a clear manner. The project status is indicated by the green dots above the respective headings: project started, initial findings and project concluded.

NSON

This project is aimed at analysing and assessing different market and grid connection variants for offshore electricity grids in terms of how the variants impact on the German energy supply system...

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NEMAR

The NEMAR project (network management as a new market role) has resulted from the increasing demands made on decentralised power generators and loads to contribute to ancillary services, system...

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DC CTL

With high wind energy infeeds, the transmission grid is already reaching the limits of its thermal capacity. Additional transmission capacities will relieve the grid. The DC CTL transmission line...

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Joint switching

Team switching: If several switches in direct current (DC) circuits share the tasks this can provide several advantages for the entire system, for example, greater safety, fewer losses and cheaper...

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In the Allfred project, the researchers are investigating the extent to which renewable energy generation systems are suitable for providing grid support.
Allfred

How well can renewable energy generation systems support the electricity grid? With the results of the Allfred project, it should be possible to check various aspects with just one system.

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Basic information

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

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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.

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

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

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