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28.6.2022

Norwegian hydropower in a GHG-neutral Europe: the HydroConnect project

Hydropower is an essential part of the Norwegian energy system. The HydroConnect project is investigating whether and how Norwegian hydropower can contribute to climate protection in Europe. HydroConnect is a collaborative project of the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE, the Norwegian research organization SINTEF Energy Research, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the University of Trento. HydroConnect is co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

 

22.6.2022

Fraunhofer IEE presents Applied Research Solutions for the Energy Industry at E-World 2022

From June 21 to 23, 2022, at the leading exhibition for the European energy industry E-World energy & water 2022 in Essen, Germany, the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE presents services and solutions for the energy industry derived from application-oriented research. At the group stand of the Fraunhofer Energy Alliance (Hall 5, Booth 326), Fraunhofer IEE will show know-how from the business units "Analysis and Consulting for Energy Economics”, "Energy Meteorology Information Systems", "Digital Portfolio Management" and "Grid Planning and Operation".

 

9.5.2022

Data4Grid Challenge: Fraunhofer IEE Consumption Forecasts receive an Award

Dominik Jost, Jonas Koch and Dominik Beinert, scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE, have won the Data4Grid Challenge "AI-supported consumption forecasts based on smart meter data". The competition was organized by the German Energy Agency (dena) and umlaut. The results and award ceremony presentation took place at the Future Energy Lab in Berlin on May 4, 2022.

 

1.4.2022

Management of reactive power in distribution grids: Fraunhofer IEE and partners develop new method

With the decentralisation of power generation, distribution grid operators are increasingly required to mobilise reactive power depending on the situation. In the research project "RPC2", Fraunhofer IEE, together with partners from grid operation and the University of Kassel, has now developed procedures with which grid operators can control generation and other plants in the medium and high-voltage level in such a way that they provide reactive power according to demand.

 

29.3.2022

New Power Electronics for a Brighter Future

New technologies for use in next-generation photovoltaic inverters are in development and undergoing practical testing as part of the GaN-HighPower project.

 

24.2.2022

Head change at Fraunhofer IEE: Mackensen succeeds Rohrig

As of February 15, 2022, the management of the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE in Kassel will be taken over by Dr. Reinhard Mackensen, who the Fraunhofer Executive Board has commissioned to run the business until the ongoing appointment procedures at the TU Darmstadt and the University of Kassel for a new dual leadership in the institute's management have been completed.

 

27.1.2022

Study "The limitations of hydrogen blending in the European gas grid"

A study on the use, limitations and cost of hydrogen blending in
the European gas grid at the transport and distribution level.  A study undertaken on behalf of the European Climate Foundation (ECF).  

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