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

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Quantum traceability for AC power standards


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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Standardisation of measurements for DC electricity grids

DC grids

Incumbent electricity grid infrastructures, designed when large thermal power generation, distributed by alternating current, was the norm, effectivel...

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Metrology for digital substation instrumentation


As the use of decentralised renewable energy grows, so too does the need for real-time control and monitoring of energy networks. Renewable sources ar...

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Towards a true 8-digit digitiser


Manufacturing, medical diagnostics, energy and environmental protection all employ sensors that measure phenomena by converting it into an analogue si...

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Completed projects

Metrology for Smart Electrical Grids


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


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


Ultra-high voltages (UHV) are used in a range of sectors, from medical imaging to the electrical network. However, many applications lacked the pre-no...

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