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News by Power and Energy Systems


INESC TEC creates two pioneering tools for the interaction between power system operators

The TDX-ASSIST focuses on the development of a technological infrastructure that promotes cooperation between TSO and DSO.

01st March 2021


INESC TEC forecasts the impact of electric vehicles on the E-REDES networks

Consultancy project evaluates the impact of the large-scale rollout of electric vehicles on the distribution network and anticipates future investment needs.

09th February 2021

Power and Energy

AI to reduce the cognitive load and support distribution grid operators

The system learns from historical data of outages’ events in the distribution grid, in order to support human operators in the processing of large volumes of information.

25th January 2021

Power and Energy

Laboratory of Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles celebrates ten years of innovation in energy

Ten years of a dream that started long before 2010, and “evolved as technology advanced”. INESC TEC‘s Laboratory of Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles (SGEVL) reaches an important landmark, with very good memories.

29th December 2020

Power and Energy

INESC TEC concludes study on flexibility, technologies and scenarios for hydropower

Hydropower will play a key role in the decarbonisation process. The path to decarbonisation relies on a significant increase in the production of variable renewable energy - which, in turn, is expected to cause high volatility in the European electricity system.

29th December 2020

Power and Energy

Outstanding results by INESC TEC in the REN Award

The top three places were awarded to the theses developed by researchers at INESC TEC’s Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES).

02nd December 2020

Power and Energy

ECOplay: the mobile application that helps you save energy

After being tested in three different pilots, in which INESC TEC's building, ECOplay, the mobile application that helps you save energy, is now available for free download - for all iOS and Android smartphones users. 

10th November 2020

Power and Energy

INESC TEC in the top three best theses on renewable energies

INESC TEC took 1st and 2nd place in the master's thesis category, and 2nd place in the PhD thesis rank, at the APREN 2020 awards.

26th October 2020

Power and Energy

INESC TEC participates in the definition of smart AC strategies for factories

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC promotes a series of webinars in the Energy area

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC explores the possibility of active consumers’ participation in the electricity market

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

Power and Energy

PSCC 2020 with more than 400 participants from all over the world

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

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