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WP2: Proactive Maintenance


There is a large need for automatic asset management in order for the grid owners to be able to streamline preventive maintenance. The power quality measurement and new pro-active trend analysis can possibly detect incipient faults at a very early stage.

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WP3: Power Consumption Studies through Pattern Recognition

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The ongoing changes of production and consumption in the power system requires a better understanding, This work package will explore measurement and pattern recognition methods and techniques for analysis in order to enable a more effective use of the power system. WP3 will develop, test and validate different methods to identify unwanted events in the power system, suggest recommendations for the development of predictive maintenance indicators and to enable the integration of renewable electricity production and increase flexibility.

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WP5: Power Regulation by Voltage Control

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Investigate the relationship between changes in voltage and power in order to estimate how much power can be regulated under the applicable regulations and under the consideration that no voltage variations cause damage or disturbances.

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WP6: Hosting Capacity

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STRI’s Hosting Capacity methodology can be used to identify the maximum amount of new production or consumption that can be connected to a system without resulting in an unacceptable reduction of power quality, or adversely impacting other customers.

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WP7: Inertia evaluation and support

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The level of inertia in the power system has become a major challenge in many countries as the share of renewable production increases. At the same time, TSOs have challenges in assessing the actual amount of inertia operational in the system.

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Managing partner was

Metrum, Sweden

Project Partners were

Eltek, Norway

Rejlers Embriq, Norway

Enerjisa, Turkey

Glava Energy Center, Sweden

MälarEnergi, Sweden

STRI, Sweden

Funding partners were

Smart Grids Plus ERA-Net

Swedish Energy Agency

The Research Council of Norway


Horizon 2020

Other contributing organisations were

- Prediktor
- Municipality of Arvika
- Pöyry
- University of Borås
- University of Dalarna
- Karlstad University


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