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Related projects


GaNonCMOS project is a three-year project that aims to bring Gallium Nitride (GaN) power electronic materials, devices and systems to the next level of maturity by providing the most densely integrated materials to date. This development will drive a new generation of densely integrated power electronics and pave the way toward low cost, highly reliable systems for energy intensive applications.


The Innovative Reliable Nitride based Power Devices and Applications project is a three-year project with the main objective to develop reliable GaN-based power devices and systems for high and medium power electronics targeting industrial and automotive applications and bringing the GaN power devices another step towards the wide usability in the energy saving environment to further tap the full potential which this new material brings along.


The Adaptable Platform for Active Services Exchange project is a three-year project which started in 2015 and ended in 2018. It managed the development of a modular energy management system (SW and HW) for monitoring and controlling local devices according to the preference of end users. These devices will be able to take part in new energy services and take advantage of dynamic price tariffs to minimise their energy costs.


The Pan-European system with an efficient coordinated use of flexibilities for the integration of a large share of RES is a four-year project. The aim of EU-SysFlex is to identify issues and solutions associated with integrating large-scale renewable energy and create a plan to provide practical assistance to power system operators across Europe.


FLEXITRANSTORE is an Integrated Platform for Increased FLEXibility in smart TRANSmission grids with STORage Entities and large penetration of Renewable Energy Sources. This four-year project aims to contribute to the evolution towards a pan-European transmission network with high flexibility and high interconnection levels to facilitate the transformation of the current energy production mix.


InteGRID stands for Demonstration of INTElligent grid technologies for renewables INTEgration and INTEractive consumer participation enabling INTEroperable market solutions and INTErconnected stakeholders. This three-year project vision is to bridge the gap between citizens, technology and the other players of the energy system. Its aim is to integrate cutting-edge technologies solutions and mechanisms in a Framework of replicable tools to connect existing energy networks with diverse stakeholders. It would, therefore, facilitate optimal and dynamic operation of the Distribution Grid (DG), foster the stability and coordination of distributed energy resources and enable collaborative storage schemes within an increasing share of renewables.


INVADE is a smart system of renewable energy storage based on Integrated electric vehicles (EVs) and bAtteries to empower mobile, Distributed and centralized Energy storage in distribution grid. This two-year project relies on a cloud-based flexibility management system integrated with EVs and batteries empowering energy storage to increase the share of renewables in the smart grid.


iDistributedPV is a three-year project which aims at developing affordable integrated solutions to enhance the penetration of distributed solar PV (buildings) based on the effective integration of solar PV equipment, energy storage, monitoring and controlling strategies and procedures, active demand management, smart technologies and the integration of procedures in the power distribution system according to market criteria.


Development of innovative self-consumption and aggregation concepts for PV Prosumers to improve grid load and increase market value of PV is a three-year project which started in 2017. The aim of PV-Prosumers4Grid is to develop and implement innovative self-consumption and aggregation concepts and business models for PV prosumers that will help integrating sustainable and competitive electricity from PV in the electricity system.


Smart Islands Energy is a four-year project which started in 2017. Smart grids and flexible electricity systems are key to achieving a modernization of Europe’s electricity system. The SMILE project will contribute to this modernization by demonstrating various innovative technological and non-technological solutions, ranging from the integration of battery technology, power-to-heat, power-to-fuel, pumped hydro, electric vehicles, to electricity stored on board of boats, an aggregator approach to demand side management (DSM) and predictive algorithms.


Electric LOsses Balancing through integrated STorage and power Electronics towards increased synergy between Railways and electricity distribution networks is a three-year project ending in 2021. E-LOBSTER aims to develop an  that will establish synergies between power distribution networks, electrified transport networks (metro, trams, light railways etc.) and charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe. There is a need for integrated solutions that will reduce electricity losses, increase grid stability in areas of high local renewable energy sources penetration and accommodate the needs of EVs, local electrical storage (identifying the most suitable storage technologies for the mutual synergy interconnection of electrified transport and distribution network) and prosumers.


The Multi Utilities Smart Energy GRIDS project is a four-year project which started in 2018. MUSE GRIDS aims to demonstrate, in two weakly connected areas a set of both technological and non-technological solutions targeting the interaction of local energy grids (electricity grids, district heating and cooling networks, water networks, gas grids, electrical mobility etc.) to enable maximization of local energy independency through optimized management of the production via end user driven control strategies, smart grid functionality, storage, Combined Heat and Power and Renewable Energy Sources integration.