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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 16 - RESFOR

Renewable Energy Power Forecasting Model Research and Prediction Results Analysis

PROJECT 17 - GRID4RES

Stability Study on Grids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Sources

PROJECT 18 - SIMMRES

Study on the impact of market mechanism to renewables consumption

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 Flexibility

PROJECT 23 - INTERRFACE

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

PROJECT 24 – FleXunity

FleXunity – Scaling-up Power Flexible Communities business models empowered by Blockchain and AI

PROJECT 25 – FlexPlan

FlexPlan - Advanced methodology and tools taking advantage of storage and FLEXibility in transmission and distribution grid PLANning

PROJECT 26 – INTERPRETER

INTERPRETER - Interoperable tools for an efficient management and effective planning of the electricity grid.

PROJECT 27 - ultraFOR

Improve the very short-term forecast for solar PV

PROJECT 28 - WindForecasting

Improve the short-term forecast for wind power using multi-source data

PROJECT 29 – HighSpeedCarrier

Testing and Validation of MF High Speed Carrier Communication Standard Technology for Energy Internet (PLC)

PROJECT 30 - IntegratedEnergySystems

Novel Integrated Energy System considering Cross-border Interconnection

Press release

August 21, 2020
R&D NESTER WILL PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL CIGRE CONFERENCE, WITH TWO COMMUNICATIONS
July 03, 2020
R&D Nester will participate in IEEE Conference CPE-POWERENG 2020, with two communications on Planning, Renewables and Storage
July 16, 2020
Participation of REN and R&D Nester in the European project OSMOSE contributes to the improvement of the IEC 61850 standard
September 08, 2020
R&D NESTER IS PARTICIPATING IN 37TH EU PVSEC, PRESENTING ONE POSTER ON “SOLAR POWER FORECAST USING SATELLITE PICTURES”
September 15, 2020
R&D NESTER develops pan-European energy scenarios until 2050 time horizon
September 15, 2020
R&D NESTER REPRESENTED IN EEM20 CONFERENCE, WITH 2 PAPERS ON DEMAND RESPONSE, BALANCING MARKETS AND FLEXIBILITY
September 18, 2020
R&D NESTER REPRESENTED IN CIRED 2020 WORKSHOP, WITH 2 PAPERS
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