What is the available capacity in a given power line right now, and what is the available capacity going to be in the next 48 hours? Do we have enough capacity, or do we have to employ measures like decreasing load or increasing production? These are central questions in a newly established pilot project within the FME CINELDI research centre.
An increased amount of unregulated renewable energy sources has allowed for more direct consumer participation. This, in turn, results in active consumers taking part in local energy markets.
By using data from a real distribution grid, CINELDI has developed a more relevant reference grid for researching Norwegian smart grids.
Authors: Gerd Kjølle, SINTEF Energy Research, and Sigurd Kvistad, Elvia With soaring energy prices in Europe, electricity has been in the news…