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INESC TEC completes study for EDPD on the digitalisation of the distribution network

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC technology reduces energy consumption in wastewater treatment plants

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC develops solutions for the European network of transmission system operators

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

Power and Energy

“Future electrical networks ” are the focus of the new project led by INESC TEC

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC integrates European project for the design of flexibility services, markets and applications for distribution networks

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC and EDP test innovative smart grid technologies in homes and companies

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC part of European project to improve the performance of hydroelectric power plants

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

Power and Energy

INESC TEC researchers named best reviewers by prestigious IEEE Electrical Engineering Journals

The IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG) published a list of the best reviewers in 2019, which includes the names of two INESC TEC researchers. Mohammad Javadi and Mohamed Lotfi, from Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES), are among the top 70 reviewers, selected from thousands worldwide.

13th January 2020

Power and Energy

Four theses supervised by INESC TEC's researchers rewarded with REN Prizes

Not one, not two, not even three. Of the six prizes – worth EUR 85 000 – delivered at the 24th edition of the REN Prizes, four were awarded to Master theses in the field of energy under the supervision of INESC TEC's researchers. The ceremony took place in Lisbon on 9 December.

06th January 2020

Power and Energy

INESC TEC’s researchers awarded with APREN Prize

António Faria, a researcher of the Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES), was the winner of the APREN Prize of 2019 in an edition in which Ricardo Emanuel Silva, also from CPES, received an honourable mention as well.

18th December 2019

Power and Energy

INESC TEC researcher teaches a course on electric energy markets in Brazil

The theme «Futuros mercados de energia elétrica» (in English «Future electric energy markets») led the researcher of INESC TEC’s Centre for Power and Energy Systems (CPES), Tiago Soares, to Brazil to teach a course, as a guest professor, at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais (Brazil).

16th December 2019

Power and Energy

INESC TEC’s project is distinguished by a scientific journal in the energy area

The German demonstrator of the EU-SysFlex project has just been distinguished by the annual scientific publication “The Global Power & Energy Elites 2020” as one of the most innovative demonstrators in the “Technology” category. 

11th December 2019

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