Project: Real-Time Distribution Grid Control and Flexibility Provision under Uncertainties

Acronym DiGriFlex (Reference Number: 91429)
Duration 01/07/2019 - 30/06/2022
Project Topic In this project we propose and validate effective forecasting and optimal control algorithms to ensure efficient and secure operation of low voltage distribution grids, as well as flexibility provision from distribution grids toward upstream grids, under uncertainties. A two-levels rolling optimization framework to ensure optimal and secure operation of distribution grids under uncertainties will be developed and experimentally validated. The first level deals with prescheduling of controllable resources in a time ahead basis, whereas the second level deals with real time online scheduling of all the controllable resources. Moreover, an appropriate forecasting system will be developed to provide day-ahead and near real-time forecast of uncertain parameters, in accordance with the optimization framework. Finally, we validate the proposed methodology and demonstrate its effectiveness under realistic uncertainty sources (e.g., PV power generation), for a low voltage distribution grid.
Network EN SGplusRegSys
Call First Joint Call on Integrated Regional Energy Systems

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 HEIA-FR Partner Switzerland
2 EPFL/PWRS Observer Switzerland
3 University of Naples Federico II/Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Partner Italy
4 Department of Engineering University of Naples Parthenope Partner Italy
5 DEPsys SA Partner Switzerland
6 HEIG-VD/IESE Coordinator Switzerland