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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

Renewable Energy Dispatch Tools PROJECT [Jul/2013 - Dec/2016]

Renewable Energy Dispatch Tools

Substation of the Future PROJECT [Jan/2013 - Dec/2016]

Substation of the Future

Energy Storage Planning PROJECT [Jan/2013 - Apr/2016]

Multi-Attribute Energy Storage Planning

Power system simulation PROJECT [Jan/2013 - Dec/2016]

Power System Simulation

ISSWINDemo Project [Mar/2016 - Mar/2018]

Integrated supporting services for the wind power industry

SusCity PROJECT [Jan/2015 - Jun/208]

Urban data driven models for creative and resourceful urban transitions

RENEWABLE INTEGRATION TOOLS PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2019]

Integration of renewable energy sources in the electricity grid

SMART SUBSTATION TESTING AND IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Mar/2021]

Building the Smart Substation of the Future

BIGDATAOCEAN PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2019]

Exploiting oceans of data for maritime applications

SMARTNET PROJECT [Jan/2016 - Dec/2016]

Improving the coordination between Transmission and Distribution Grids

Global Energy Interconnection PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2017]

Study of the energy interconnections in the Mediterranean region

TDX-ASSIST PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Oct/2020]

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

FLEXITRANSTORE PROJECT [Nov/2017 - Apr/2022]

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.

ARCWIND PROJECT [Nov/2017 - Sep/2021]

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.

RESFOR PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Aug/2019]

Renewable Energy Power Forecasting Model Research and Prediction Results Analysis

GRID4RES PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Aug/2019]

Stability Study on Grids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Sources

SIMMRES PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Aug/2019]

Study on the impact of market mechanism to renewables consumption

OSMOSE PROJECT [Jan/2018 - Apr/2022]

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

OPTIGRID PROJECT [Oct/2018 - Sep/2022]

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

RESUCI PROJECT [Nov/2018 - Aug/2019]

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

GIFT PROJECT [Jan/2019 - Dec/2022]

GIFT – Geographical Islands Flexibility

INTERRFACE PROJECT [Jan/2019 - Dec/2022]

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

FleXunity PROJECT [Oct/2019 - Oct/2021]

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

FlexPlan PROJECT [Oct/2019 - Oct/2022]

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

INTERPRETER PROJECT [Oct/2019 - Oct/2022]

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

UltraFOR PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Oct/2021]

Improve the very short-term forecast for solar PV

WindForecasting PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Oct/2022]

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

HighSpeedCarrier PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Oct/2021]

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

IntegratedEnergySystems PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Nov/2022]

Novel Integrated Energy System considering Cross-border Interconnection

Press release

September 15, 2021
R&D NESTER AS SPEAKER IN WEBINAR ON NETWORK ANCILLARY SERVICES AND THE FUTURE ROLE OF ENERGY COMMUNITIES
September 13, 2021
R&D NESTER IN A ROUNDTABLE ON ENERGY SECURITY IN THE POST-PANDEMIC WORLD
September 13, 2021
R&D NESTER PRESENT AT ICPICS 2021, WITH 1 PAPER ON POWER LINE COMMUNICATIONS STANDARD
August 09, 2021
R&D NESTER WINS 3RD PLACE AT INTERNATIONAL IEEE COMPETITION ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING
July 22, 2021
R&D NESTER IN POWERTECH 2021, WITH A PRESENTATION ON STORAGE VALUE AND A PUBLICATION ON SOLAR FORECAST
July 11, 2021
R&D NESTER AWARDED ONE OF THE TOP 3 POSITIONS AT IEEE COMPETITION ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING; WINNER TO BE DECIDED
June 17, 2021
See the first results of H2020 INTERPRETER Project on tools for electricity grid planning
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