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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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

Non-conventional voltage and current sensors for future power grids


Integrating power from renewable energy sources into existing distribution grids will become an essential requirement for reducing CO2 emissions. Howe...

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Metrology for efficient and safe innovative lighting


The electricity generation sector is the largest contributor to global CO2 emissions, and lighting consumes one fifth of produced electricity. Househo...

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Sensor network metrology for the determination of electrical grid characteristics


Smart Grids could unlock further expansion of renewable generation capacity, enabling the control of what will be more distributed and complex network...

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Next generation of power and energy measuring techniques

Power & Energy

The project aimed at developing a metrology infrastructure consisting of equipment designs, algorithms, procedures and techniques that will enable the...

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