Please find below selected joint research projects from EURAMET's European Metrology Research Programmes (EMRP and EMPIR) that are related to Smart Electricity Grids:


Current projects

Support for standardisation of high voltage testing with composite and combined wave shapes

HV-comĀ²

High voltage AC or DC networks are being introduced which transmit electricity more efficiently. Lightning strikes or the sudden removal of high power...

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Quantum traceability for AC power standards

QuantumPower

The power industry is transitioning to renewable sources of energy, which tend to be locally distributed. To avoid instability, poor power quality and...

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Traceable mechanical and electrical power measurement for efficiency determination of wind turbines

WindEFCY

New technologies for wind turbines are currently assessed in the field, are time-consuming to perform and highly affected by wind conditions. Shorteni...

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Measurement methods and test procedures for assessing accuracy of instrument transformers for power quality measurements

IT4PQ

Renewable electricity can cause grid-injected disturbances, damaging power quality (PQ). PQ represents the grids ability to supply constant, stable po...

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Metrology for future energy transmission

FutureEnergy

Electricity travels over transmission networks as alternating current (AC) at high voltages to help minimise energy losses, currently equivalent to 15...

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Completed projects

Metrology for Smart Electrical Grids

SmartGrid

This EMRP project made significant advances in creating a metrology infrastructure for monitoring stability and quality of supply of smart electrical ...

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Metrology for High Voltage Direct Current

HVDC

High voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems are a key tool in extending the capacity of electricity grids and integrating sustainable ener...

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Measurement tools for Smart Grid stability and quality

SmartGrid II

To help meet European emission reduction goals, vastly increased renewable power generation capacity will be needed, necessitating considerable change...

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Techniques for ultra-high voltage and very fast transients

UHV

This project supports the standardisation of ultra-high voltage measurement techniques, focussing on the needs of three different industrial sectors. ...

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