FENISG project - Deliverables section of the website

The Deliverables section of the FENISG website has been updated with the publications and report related to the project
Documents can be found here.

FENISG poster at "Day of the Faculty"

Poster that was presented at the poster session on "Faculty Day" that was held at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing
Presentation can be found here.

FENISG project presentation

A short presentation of the FENISG project (link) was held at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing where main project outlines were presented.
Presentation can be found here.

FENISG project start

FENISG is a project founded by Croatian science foundation. By the decision number O-1673-2014 the project funding was given to University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing.
The project leader is prof. Igor Kuzle.
Project funding lasts form 01.10.2014. to 01.06.2018. (duration 4 years)

PROJECT ABSTRACT

The share of renew able energy sources (RES) in electric power systems (EPS) has increased during the recent years and this trend is expected to continue. The stochastic nature of electricity production from RES imposes new challenges for the EPS operation and control. chanel replica sale A large share of undispatchable RES can lead to significant disturbances of EPS components. These disturbances need to be balanced out and the security of the system has to be preserved. If the resources for providing balancing energy and flexibility are limited, secure operation of the EPS will become highly expensive. Conventional generation units provide the necessary flexibility to maintain a continuous balance between supply and demand. chanel replica sale The question is: are these conventional resources the most feasible way of providing system flexibility in the future low carbon systems? During the recent years, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) have become an attractive way of transportation. While passive approach to their integration might cause problems to the system, active utilization of their flexibility might enable higher penetration of RES. A similar reasoning can be applied to the distributed generation, especially technologies with the potential of multi energy vector interaction (efficient electric heating, combined heat and power, battery storage etc.). Current grids need to be capable of dealing with mentioned requirements. The concept of Smart Grid (SG) is based on using of novel information and communication technology (ICT) and includes application of a spectrum of innovative and flexible technologies. The purpose of this project is to establish a methodological and comprehensive framework providing the costs and benefits evaluation of SG projects and technologies. Given the sizeable investments needed, there is a need for a fair, consistent and methodological approach for estimation of the best investment option, taking into account economic and environmental aspects of a specific project. chanel replica sale

FENISG concept

Keywords

  • Energy/Power nodes;
  • Smart grids;
  • Renewable energy sources;
  • Distributed generation;
  • Energy Storage
  • plug in electrical vehicles

Flexible energy nodes in low carbon smart grid


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