Project: Efficient energy management in industrial microgrids with high penetration of PV technology

The main objective of this proposal is the introduction of innovative solutions to the improvement of energy efficiency in industrial environments by the use of intelligent electrical microgrids with high penetration of PV technology. The expected results of the proposal are: 1) A systematic approach that facilitate the design of industrial microgrids including the dimensioning of the main power components and the communication and metering infrastructures. 2) A high performance energy management system that guarantees zero net energy industries with high penetration of PV technologies and energy storage systems. 3) A multimaster control scheme to increase reliability in autonomous industrial microgrids. 4) Several control algorithms to improve the power quality (amplitude deviation, voltage imbalance, harmonics) in industrial microgrids. The theoretical results will be tested and validated experimentally in the microgrid laboratory of INESCTEC Porto, one of the partness of the INDuGRID project.

Acronym INDuGRID (Reference Number: ELAC2014/ESE-0034)
Duration 01/01/2015 - 01/01/2018
Project Topic Towards Zero Carbon Energy Systems
Project Results
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Network ERANet-LAC
Call ERANet-LAC 1st Joint Call on Research and Innovation between the EU Member States and Associated Countries and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 Universidad Politécnica de Cataluna Coordinator Spain
2 INESC Technology and Science Partner Portugal
3 Instituto Politécnico de Tomar Partner Portugal
4 Universidad Nacional de San Juan Consejo Partner Argentina