INESC TEC, together with INEGI and P2E, is helping one of the IKEA factories in Portugal in the definition of smart control strategies for the ventilation and air conditioning system of the building. The main objective? Help the factory improving the energy efficiency of different systems and processes, such as dust or gas extraction, and the use of renewable resources, while achieving higher levels of comfort and indoor air quality.
11th September 2020
During the current month, INESC TEC’s Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) and Energy cluster will launch the “Power and Energy Webinar Series” initiative. In each webinar, a researcher from INESC TEC will present and discuss ideas, as well as expected and/or already achieved results associated with the energy systems of the future.
17th July 2020
INESC TEC concluded the FlexAgg project, a consultancy contract with EDP Comercial related to the participation of large electrical energy consumers in the regulation reserve market, within the scope of the pilot-project promoted by the Portuguese Energy Regulator (ERSE). This pilot will enable consumers to participate more actively in the electricity and ancillary services markets.
14th July 2020
For the first time since 1963, the year the first edition the PSCC – Power Systems Computation Conference – took place, the event was organised and held online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. INESC TEC organised the conference, one of the most important world events in the field of energy systems, with close to 450 participants attending.
13th July 2020
The project Digital Distribution Networks: Evolution of the Automation Architecture of the Distribution Network, developed by INESC TEC’s Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES), ended in June.
29th June 2020
Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Minister for the Environment and Climate Action (MAAC), and João Galamba, Secretary of State of Energy, participated in the second discussion session of the National Hydrogen Strategy (EN-H2).
29th June 2020
Researchers from the INESC TEC's Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) developed the e-Predator Artificial Intelligence system, in partnership with Águas do Tejo Atlântico, part of the Águas de Portugal Group. Thanks to e-Predator, it’s possible to reduce the consumption of electricity in wastewater treatment plants by up to 20%.
21st May 2020
INESC TEC is the only entity involved in the project “Long_Forecasting: ENTSO-E demand forecasting methodology – Performance assessment and improvement”. The four-month project launched in March focuses on developing and implementing a long-term electricity consumption forecasting system for European countries until 2050.
23rd April 2020
ATTEST - Advanced Tools Towards cost-efficient decarbonisation of future reliable Energy SysTems - is the name of the new European project that aims to develop a set of innovative tools to support the planning, maintenance and operation of future electrical networks. INESC TEC, through the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES), is responsible for coordinating the project, which started in early March and will last for three years.
19th March 2020
The EUniversal – Market Enabling Interface to Unlock Flexibility Solutions for Cost-effective Management of Smarter Distribution Grids, whose kick-off meeting took place on February 10, aims to develop new market, innovative services and tools to allow the seamless integration of flexibility in the operation and planning of distribution networks. The main goal is to enable the massive integration of renewable energy sources via services that ensure the contribution of flexible resources, such as storage systems and electric vehicles – V2G, consumers and energy communities.
24th February 2020
A total of 175 residential and business participants are testing new solutions aimed to improve the functioning of the electricity network, developed under the InteGrid project – coordinated by EDP Distribuição, with INESC TEC in charge of the technical coordination.
19th February 2020
The development of new technology solutions to improve the performance of hydroelectric power plants. This is the goal of the €18M European project XFLEX Hydro, involving INESC TEC’s Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES) and Centre for Industrial Engineering and Management (CEGI).
15th January 2020
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