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“We are a global and independent R&D Center, with strategic thinking and a Multicultural DNA, innovating for a smart, clean, efficient and sustainable energy system.”


The R&D Center's works shall be pursued through three interdependent acting vectors:

• Research, development, innovation and demonstration in the power transmission area;

• Consulting services in the scope of R&D activities;

• Education and training services.

Projects

Project 1 - Renewable energy dispatch tools

Renewable Energy Dispatch Tools

Project 2 - Substation of the future

Substation of the Future

Project 3 - Energy storage planning

Multi-Attribute Energy Storage Planning

Project 4 - Power system simulation

Power System Simulation

Project 5 - ISSWINDemo

Integrated supporting services for the wind power industry

Project 6 - SusCity

Urban data driven models for creative and resourceful urban transitions

PROJECT 7 – RENEWABLE INTEGRATION TOOLS

Integration of renewable energy sources in the electricity grid

PROJECT 8 – SMART SUBSTATION TESTING AND IMPLEMENTATION

Building the Smart Substation of the Future

PROJECT 9 – BIGDATAOCEAN

Exploiting oceans of data for maritime applications

PROJECT 10 – SMARTNET

Improving the coordination between Transmission and Distribution Grids

PROJECT 11 – GLOBAL ENERGY INTERCONNECTION

Study of the energy interconnections in the Mediterranean region

PROJECT 13 – TDX-ASSIST

Coordination of Transmission and Distribution data eXchanges for renewables integration in the European marketplace through Advanced, Scalable and Secure ICT Systems and Tools

PROJECT 14 – FLEXITRANSTORE

FLEXITRANSTORE (An Integrated Platform for Increased FLEXIbility in smart TRANSmission grids with STORage Entities and large penetration of Renewable Energy Sources) aims to contribute to the evolution towards a pan-European transmission network with high flexibility and high interconnection levels.

PROJECT 15 – ARCWIND

ARCWIND (Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region) aims to contribute to the transaction from fixed to floating wind platform systems for use in deep water and more exposed sites in the Atlantic Area by: the assessment of wind energy potential with a regional atmospheric model and remote sensed data; the study of different types of floating high power wind turbines numerically and experimentally; case studies of farms will be considered for cost assessment, logistics and maintenance planning as well as risk assessment.

PROJECT 19 – OSMOSE

OSMOSE - Optimal System-Mix of Flexibility Solutions for European Electricity

PROJECT 20 – OPTIGRID

OPTIGRID – Methodology for the Dynamic Line Rating Analysis and Optimal Management of Power Networks

PROJECT 21 – RESUCI

RESUCI – Space-based services to support REsilient and SUstainable Critical Infrastructures

PROJECT 22 – GIFT

GIFT – Geographical Islands Flexibiltiy

PROJECT 23 - INTERRFACE

INTERRFACE - "TSO-DSO Consumer INTERFACE aRchitecture to provide innovative grid services for an efficient power system"

Press release

May 28, 2019
R&D NESTER hosts again a meeting of the European project OSMOSE
May 27, 2019
Internet of Things in Electricity
May 06, 2019
EFACEC invites REN and R&D Nester to present their vision on the substation of the future
April 09, 2019
R&D NESTER in the list of the 100 companies in Portugal that invested most in R&D activities
March 21, 2019
R&D NESTER on the European Commission's Smart Grid Laboratories Inventory
March 13, 2019
R&D Nester participates in the development of wave energy solutions with BigDataOcean project
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