26Apr 2018

A workshop providing discussion and insights on the future management of Smart Grids, based on sharing and feedback from the innovative pilots being undertaken by Utilities in Italy, Ireland and Germany will take place from 1400-1700 on Monday, 4th June 2018, at DEI – Department of Electric, Electronic and Information Engineering, Università Di Bologna, Viale […]

12Mar 2018

The SOGNO (Service Oriented Grid for the Network of the Future) EU project (www.sogno-energy.eu ) predicts that the key evolution of Smart Grids in the coming decades will be virtualization bringing a revolution in data architectures. This will be the second Internet Protocol (IP) revolution in grid automation. IEC61850 brought the IP into grid automation, […]

01Mar 2018

For a typical medium-sized European DSO with. Turnover of €1B and operational Profits of 30%. RES increasing to 40%, Network issues and outages have the potential to reduce this profit by 25%, i.e. at least €70m of operational profits lost every year. An Active Distribution Management System enables a distribution Smart Grid that can cut […]

19Feb 2018

Research by the ADMS Team has identified that the challenges that Utilities face in managing their Smart Grids include Capacity Demand Measurement, Regulatory Compliance, Fault Monitoring / Detection, Renewable Energy Management Network Power Quality. An appropriate Active Distribution System Management system could address all of these to provide: Fault Location Identification for System Restoration (FLISR) […]

06Feb 2018

The Smart Grid will address the major shortcomings of the existing grid. In essence, it will provide utility companies with full visibility and control over their assets and services. The Smart Grid will be able to identify, locate and isolate a fault faster and thereby allow the utility provider to perform the repair more quickly. […]

08Nov 2017

The benefits for DSOs provided by ADMS include: (1) Improved network stability, capacity and increasing RES penetration integration with reduced grid inertia (2) Cost effective tools, fast and a complete Active Distribution Management Solution, (3) Innovative cost competitive solutions and (4) A mass deployable cost-effective solution right to the grid edge. A critical challenge for […]

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