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This set records the papers + proceedings discussed at the 2018 Session (Session 47).




PS1: Generation Mix of the Future

  • A1-101 Hybridizing Gas Turbine with Battery Energy Storage: Performance and Economics
  • A1-102 Investigations on ROCOF withstand capability on large synchronous generators
  • A1-103 Development, Test and Validation of new Generator Product Line for current and future operational regimes
  • A1-104 Impact of grid code evolution on the design of the generators for nuclear plants (Half speed, power above 800 MVA)
  • A1-105 Contribution of Kyogoku Power Station, an adjustable speed pumped storage, in actual grid operation
  • A1-106 Calculation of Rotor Eddy Current Losses in High-Speed PM Synchronous Generators using Transfer Matrices

PS2: Asset Management of Electrical Machines

  • A1-201 Variability of PD readings and failure location in high voltage bars
  • A1-202 A Study of the Propagation Behaviour of Partial Discharge Pulses in the High-Voltage Winding of HydroGenerators
  • A1-203 Partial Discharge Activity in Isolated Phase Bus (IPB) – Case Studies from UK Power Stations
  • A1-204 Analysis of Insulation Diagnosis for Generator-Motor Stator Winding and Core in Pumped Storage Power Plants
  • A1-205 Novel fiber optics technology monitors in-slot vibration and hot spots in an air cooled gas generator
  • A1-207 Importance of operating parameters when assessing the condition of machines on-line
  • A1-208 Torsional Oscillations Mitigation for Interconnected Power System via Novel Fuzzy Control Based Braking Resistor Model
  • A1-209 Using an air gap monitoring system during initial commissioning stages of a hydro generator
  • A1-210 Application of Differential Magnetic Field Measurement (DMFM method) in winding fault detection of AC rotating machines as part of expert monitoring systems
  • A1-211 Generators as Synchronous Condensers to meet Dynamic System Requirement by Renewable Mix. – Indian Scenario


PS3: Developments of Rotating Electrical Machines and Operational Experience

  • A1-301 A Study of the failure and repair rate indicators of the Itaipu generator units
  • A1-302 Forensic Analysis of Gas Turbine-generator Shaft Failures due to Possible Subsynchronous Resonance
  • A1-303 Analyses of possible refurbishment of generators in HPP Perucica
  • A1-304 Operation experience of asynchronized turbo-generators in the Moscow power system
  • A1-305 Analysis on the effect of screen ventilation width on end flux distribution and eddy current losses of Turbo-generator
  • A1-306 Influence of total flow rate on complex fluid flow and temperature rise in the rotor region of large Hydrogenerators
  • A1-307 Loss Reduction by large-Scale Electromagnetic Analysis for Turbine Generators
  • A1-308 Reactive power capability of large hydro generators and the European Grid Code requirements with respect to voltage stability
  • A1-309 Development of Large Indirectly Hydrogen-cooled Turbine Generator and Associated Technologies
  • A1-310 Analysis of Winding Temperature Characteristic by Dual-frequency Method and Real-load Test for Induction Motors




PS1: Thermal Characteristics of Power Transformers

  • A2-101 Development of a dynamic thermal hydraulic network model for core-type power transformers windings
  • A2-102 Experimental validation of a thermal hydraulic management platform for core-type power transformers
  • A2-103 Improved THNM models for power transformers using new correlations set up with CFD simulations.
  • A2-104 The role of direct hot-spot temperature measurements and dynamic thermal models in the determination of power transformers dynamic thermal rating
  • A2-105 Selecting the right level of complexity for thermal modelling of transformer windings
  • A2-106 Uneven liquid flow distribution in radial ducts in transformer winding cooling systems shown by CFD and experimental measurements
  • A2-107 Determination of local losses and temperatures in power transformer tank
  • A2-108 Determination of the temperature rise of the magnetic core of power transformer by 3D finite element method modelling
  • A2-109 Comparison between different methods to measure winding hot-spots
  • A2-110 Experience with transformer loading tests and direct temperature measurements in laboratory and in service
  • A2-111 Measurement of thermal behavior of an ester-filled power transformer at ultra-low temperatures
  • A2-112 Practical aspects of determining the hotspot temperature in large power transformers
  • A2-113 Study on Winding Temperature Rise Using Full-Scale Large Power Transformer Model
  • A2-114 Design of Insulated Cables to Reduce Gassing Issues in Power Transformers
  • A2-115 Experiences with high-temperature insulation systems & overload requirements
  • A2-116 Cold start-up and loading of oil immersed power transformers at extreme ambient temperatures
  • A2-117 Thermal comparison between mineral oil, natural and synthetic esters at largest single-phase 420 kV green transformer


PS2: Advances in Diagnostics and Modelling

  • A2-201 Development of Power Transformer Defect Location Detection Technology using UHF Partial Discharge Monitoring System
  • A2-202 Experimental Investigation on Ungrounded Conductive Objects Effects Approximate to Power Transformer during IVPD Test
  • A2-203 Experimental evaluation of the status of 400 kV shunt reactor bushings in the Swedish national grid
  • A2-204 First results from the field testing of advanced acoustic monitoring of variable shunt reactors and on-load tap-changers
  • A2-205 Localization of PD Sources in Transformers by Analysis of Signals in Time- and Frequency Domain
  • A2-206 Machine Learning Tools in Support of Transformer Diagnostics
  • A2-207 Method of Investigations and Predictions for transformers faults
  • A2-208 A novel approach for bushing fault diagnosis: Power Grid India experience
  • A2-209 Application of natural frequencies deviations patterns and high-frequency white-box transformer models for FRA interpretation
  • A2-210 French utility investigations for simulating HF transients in power transformers
  • A2-211 Interpretation of the LF resonance in Frequency Response Analysis of transformer windings
  • A2-212 modelling of winding frequency Response of a Large Power Transformer, based on design data, and comparison to Measured Results
  • A2-213 Modelling of transformers and reactors for electromagnetic transient studies
  • A2-214 A New Approach for High Frequency Modelling of Disc Windings
  • A2-215 Transformer Internal Resonant Over-voltages, Switching Surges and Special Tests


PS3: Site Commissioning Tests

  • A2-301 Benefits of high voltage testing at site for power transformers
  • A2-302 The Emerging Role of FRA as a Required Commissioning Test
  • A2-303 Particularities of the additional site commissioning tests applied to power transformers and shunt reactors for correct decision regarding their technical condition - a Romanian Experience
  • A2-304 Recommendation of site commissioning tests for rapid recovery transformers with an installation time less than 30 hours
  • A2-305 The Study for Environmental Effect of Sound Measurement of Power Transformer
  • A2-306 A study on key technology and demonstration application of UHV AC site assembled transformers



PS1: Requirements for AC and DC Transmission & Distribution Equipement

  • A3-101 Application of metal oxide surge arresters in parallel with circuit breaker's chambers as a possible solution to reduce TRV
  • A3-102 High-voltage Circuit-Breaker Test Statistics 2011-2016 and test Analysis Tools
  • A3-103 Optimizing the energizing scheme of unearthed shunt capacitor banks
  • A3-104 Control Methods for Fault Current Limiting Using Hybrid HVDC Breakers
  • A3-105 Development of 500kV modular cascaded hybrid HVDC breaker for DC grid applications
  • A3-106 Flexible measures to depress switching over-voltage in UHVAC transmission system and latest research results
  • A3-107 Enhancement of 765kV System Stability: Optimization of Neutral Grounding Reactor Parameters.
  • A3-108 Technical design requirements and test experiences on Composite Hollow Core Insulators regarding pollution performance under AC and DC stress
  • A3-109 Development of requirements for testing and verification of RTV-coated substation support insulators for AC application
  • A3-110 Simulation and Measurement of Pressure Rise in GIS 145 kV due to Internal Arcing
  • A3-111 Development of a protection strategy for future DC networks based on lowspeed DC circuit breakers
  • A3-112 Survey on Requirements for Induced Current Switching by Earthing Switches
  • A3-113 Development and Research of Switching Capability of Gas-insulated Disconnecting Switch of Switchgear
  • A3-114 Experience of application generator circuit breakers in TPP Kakanj
  • A3-115 Full Power Short-circuit Tests of HVDC Circuit Breakers using AC Generators Operated at Reduced Power Frequency


PS2: Lifetime Management of Transmission & Distribution Equipment

  • A3-201 Digital Disconnector: return on experience on digital substation
  • A3-202 The Egyptian experience in solving transient problems associated with the switching operations of 220kV capacitor banks
  • A3-203 Experience on use of Controlled Switching Devices with Circuit Breakers in Indian Power System- A Case Study
  • A3-204 Safety in the operation of oil-paper instrument transformers
  • A3-205 Disconnectors reliability on the French grid and means to reduce the consequences of their failures on the electrical system
  • A3-206 Application and Reliability of Metal Oxide Surge Arresters in Japan
  • A3-207 Online monitoring of Capacitive Voltage Transformers using energy meters


PS3: Novel Developments of Transmission & Distribution Equipment

  • A3-301 Performance Evaluation of CO2/Fluoronitrile Mixture at High Short Circuit Current Level in GIS and Dead-Tank High-Voltage Circuit Breakers
  • A3-302 Vacuum Generator Circuit Breaker as a Reliable SF6 Alternative with Reduced Life Cycle Costs for Power Plants up to 400 MW
  • A3-303 Evolution of functional requirements for MV switchgear
  • A3-304 The future evolution of medium voltage circuit-breakers: new developments and possible applications
  • A3-305 Physical Aspects of Arc Interruption in CO2/O2/Fluoroketones Gas Mixtures
  • A3-306 Study on electrical endurance for capacitive current switching of 1100kV circuit breakers used for filter banks
  • A3-307 Application of a Heptafluoroisobutyronitrile gas (C4F7N) mixed with the Background gas of CO2 in GIS as SF6 Alternative
  • A3-308 Switching of long compensated cables. Transients and switching strategies applied in 132kV AC Mallorca-Ibiza submarine link
  • A3-309 Performance evaluation of CO2 and Fluoronitrile mixture in comparison with SF6
  • A3-310 Extending metering technology limits with new approach to combined instrument transformers using IEC61850-9-2LE protocol
  • A3-311 145/170 kV Vacuum Circuit Breakers and Clean-Air Instrument Transformers – Product performance and first installations in AIS substations




PS1: Recent Experiences with Underground and Submarine AC and DC Cable Systems

  • B1-101 Dry-type branched joint for 72-kV extruded cable systems
  • B1-102 Challenges for the repair strategy of 380kV cable systems
  • B1-104 Comparative Between Underground Lines Magnetic Field Shielding Techniques on the Field Reduction Factor, Line Ampacity and Implementation Costs
  • B1-105 Study of electromagnetic shielding of high voltage cables: a comparison between an experiment and FEM simulation
  • B1-106 Experience of withstand voltage testing by using variable frequency tuned resonant test system for extruded power cable in site
  • B1-107 New High Voltage Underground Cables to Supply the Energy for the 2016 Olympic Games
  • B1-108 A new microtunneling technology for extra-high-voltage power cable installations
  • B1-109 A case study for the use of semi-conductive outer sheath layers on 400 kV cable systems installed in a tunnel application
  • B1-110 Sheath circulating currents calculation in asymmetrical installation schemes for power frequency models
  • B1-112 Conversion of a portion of a 220 kV Overhead Line to Underground in Cartagena - Colombia
  • B1-114 Analysis of Induced Sheath Voltages and Currents of 230 kV Oil-Filled and XLPE Underground Power Cables in The Tunnel : Case Study of Metropolitan Electricity Authority of Thailand
  • B1-115 Safe Work on HV Extruded insulation Cable Systems under induced Voltages
  • B1-116 Lessons learnt during reparation of the Morocco-Spain submarine connection
  • B1-117 Commissioning of the Italy – Sicily 420 kV submarine link: field test results
  • B1-118 Ampacity calculation method for deeply buried wind farm AC submarine export cables
  • B1-119 Removal of old oil filled submarine cables in the Oslo fjord 2016/2017
  • B1-120 Energising the Martin Linge Offshore Oil and Gas Platform
  • B1-122 Development of HVDC XLPE cable system for VSC and LCC
  • B1-123 Evaluation of 320 kV extruded DC cable system for temporary overvoltages by testing with very long impulse waveform
  • B1-124 Italy-France HVDC interconnection named “Piedmont-Savoy”: an example of synergy between electric energy transmission and highway infrastructures
  • B1-125 The Johan Sverdrup project, Power from shore
  • B1-126 Distributed Temperature Sensing on the NorNed HVDC Cable System
  • B1-127 Development and qualification of the extruded cable system for Xiamen ± 320 kV VSC-HVDC Project


PS2: Best Use of Existing Underground and Submarine AC and DC Cable Systems

  • B1-201 A development of on-line system for detecting partial discharge of underground extra high voltage XLPE cable
  • B1-202 Investigation on the Incipient Self-clearing Faults in Distribution Cables by Power Quality Monitoring System and Online PD Detection
  • B1-203 Belgian experience with the design and installation of online monitoring techniques on a 380 kV A.C. cable system
  • B1-204 Fire performance upgrade of installed HV insulated cables through special on-site taping
  • B1-205 Initiatives in prevention measures against SCOF cable faults and fires
  • B1-206 Thermo-Electrical Equivalent of Submarine Export Cable System in Wind Farms – Model Development and Validation
  • B1-207 New Approach to Third Party Damage Probability Assessment for Submarine Cables
  • B1-208 Feasibility evaluation of existing AC cable joints under DC operating conditions


PS3: AC and DC Underground and Submarine Cable Systems in the Network of the Future

  • B1-301 On the possibility of using HTSC cable lines in creation of long-distance interconnections
  • B1-302 22.9 kV Polypropylene Insulated Power Cable with Soft Polypropylene
  • B1-303 World First Commercial Project for Superconducting Cable System in Korea
  • B1-304 Design and tests of the first commercialized 500 kV XLPE insulated submarine power cable
  • B1-305 Innovative Fault Location and Repair of Submarine Power Cables on the Seabed
  • B1-306 Armour Loss in Three Core Submarine Cables – Measurements of Cable Impedance and Armour Wire Permeability
  • B1-307 Current and future applications of HPTE insulated cables Systems
  • B1-308 Prequalification Test of Extruded HVDC 525-kV-Underground Cables
  • B1-309 Fully qualified 640 kV underground extruded DC cable system
  • B1-310 Electromagnetic Interference in Parallel HVDC Cable Circuits




PS1: Overhead Lines and Information Technology

  • B2-101 Optical system for broadband data transmission concomitant to monitoring the physical integrity of conductors in overhead transmission lines
  • B2-102 Reliability Based Transmission Capacity Forecasting
  • B2-103 Frequency of weak winds on a long transmission line fjord crossing
  • B2-104 Potential analyses for dynamic rating optimization on basis of four years of operational experience in Austria
  • B2-105 Quantifying the risk in dynamic thermal line rating
  • B2-106 Dimensioning of Electrical Clearance of OHL Using Correlation between Weather Condition and Lightning Strike Probability
  • B2-107 Innovative techniques for the predictive maintenance of overhead power lines. Practical application in the improvement of efficiency in felling and pruning in Northern Spain


PS2: Experiences Leading to Improvements of OHL

  • B2-201 Test Results to Confirm Minimum Vegetation Clearance Distance (MVCD) Standards
  • B2-203 Modelling and verification of flowing air discharge in transmission lines wind environment
  • B2-204 Comparative Study of the Long-term Reliability of HTLS Conductor Systems
  • B2-206 The improvement of the performance of the overhead lines with the use of new technologies – The Chilean experience
  • B2-207 Global approach for mechanical reinforcement of OHL
  • B2-208 Recent Disaster Experiences and Countermeasure Technologies for Overhead Transmission Lines in Japan
  • B2-209 Overheating of Grounding Wire Clamps of Transmission Lines - Diagnostics, EMTP Investigation and Solution Suggestion
  • B2-210 Optimum maintenance frequency determination of transmission towers degraded by salt pollution on the Peruvian coastline
  • B2-211 Protection of metal towers of overhead lines from corrosion: non-destructive diagnostic methods and recommendations for additional security
  • B2-212 Estimation of Tensile Force in Conductor by Vibration and Strain Measurment in Pillar's Legs of Transmission Line
  • B2-213 Conception of very high towers for crossing the river Scheldt


PS3: JOIN PS with C3 Technical and Environmental Aspects of OHL

  • B2-301 Copel's experience on uprating a 69 kV Compact Overhead Urban Transmission Line into 138 kV (Supercompact urban transmission line)
  • B2-302 HVDC & hybrid HVAC/HVDC overhead line conversion: An acceptance case study
  • B2-303 Development of an innovative measurement system for audible noise monitoring of OHL
  • B2-304 Innovative towers to facilitate public acceptance
  • B2-305 380kV double circuit compact "Vitruvio" towers equipped with antitorsional insulating crossarms
  • B2-306 Passive loops: effects on distance protections and lightning performances of EHV overhead lines
  • B2-307 Over Head Transmission Lines and High Voltage Substations Electromagnetic Field Analysis and Design Considerations for Minimizing External Impacts
  • B2-308 The composite pylon
  • B2-309 Study on the spectrum characteristics, identification and control methods of corona noise generated by UHVDC transmission lines
  • B2-310 Full Scale Test for ±500kV HVDC Double Bi-Pole with Return Conductor Overhead Transmission Line
  • B2-311 Advanced conductor displacement modelling under wind conditions to improve right-of-way management
  • B2-312 Design of lattice towers and metallic grid foundations with undercut for helicopter works to reduce environmental impact




PS1: Advances in Substation Technology and Design

  • B3-101 Integrated Compact Substation – SECI: A Strategic Pattern for Expansion of the Electrical Distribution System in Brazil
  • B3-102 Comparison of Medium Voltage Substation Bus Configurations
  • B3-103 Levels of functionality for power distribution systems employing intelligent merging unit (IMU) and low-power instrument transformer (LPIT) technologies
  • B3-104 Station insulation performance under heavy icing conditions
  • B3-105 Partial Discharge Measurement by TEV and Ultrasonic Methods and their Limitations for Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgears - Experience of KAHRAMAA
  • B3-106 Easier Short-Circuit and Switching Conditions in Bus-Node Substations
  • B3-107 Application of a fluoronitrile gas in a 123 kV GIS pilot substation
  • B3-108 Improved grid resilience and optimized power availability by use of fast deployable transformer and substation concepts
  • B3-109 The development of a 400kV mobile substation bay for flexible transmission services
  • B3-110 Determination of the main parameters of UHV AC GIL
  • B3-111 Study on application of SF6/N2 mixture insulated GIB
  • B3-112 Development of an exclusive substation of renewable Energy – Hub Substation
  • B3-113 Novel distribution substation design for congested smart metro cities
  • B3-114 Upgrading of EHV sub-stations for Additional Bays and Power Handling
  • B3-115 On-site experiences of 72.5 kV Clean-air GIS for Wind-turbine On- and Offshore application
  • B3-116 The Digital Substation – Capitalize on Digitalization with Focus on this Central Element in Transmission Grids
  • B3-117 New smart approach for a U/l-measuring system integrated in a GIS cast resin partition (NCIT) – Design, Manufacturing, Qualification and Operational Experience
  • B3-118 Voltage uprating of existing Eskom high voltage substations when transient voltage stress and available withstand strength are coordinated
  • B3-119 Prefabricated substations as a leverage for increased availability and agile expansion of high voltage grids


PS2: Evolution in Substation Management

  • B3-201 Developing and Using Justifiable Asset Health Indices for Tactical and Strategic Risk Management
  • B3-203 Wireless sensor units for acoustic monitoring of switching devices
  • B3-204 Operations and Maintenance of Offshore Transmission Assets
  • B3-205 Modelling Substation Control and Protection Assets Condition for Optimal Reinvestment Decision Based on Risk, Cost and Performance
  • B3-206 Effective Substation Earthing System Assessment – The Quest for Clean Measurements
  • B3-207 Study on the effective inspection & replacement strategy for 145KV GIS
  • B3-208 Application of an Asset Health Management System for High-Voltage Substations
  • B3-209 Program Development for Condition evaluation, importance and risk assessment of power transformer in MEA electrical system
  • B3-210 Streamlining the Decision-making Process on Tubular Rigid Busbar Selection During the Planning / Designing Stage by Utilizing 3D Substation BIM Design Software
  • B3-211 Smart grid substation equipment maintenance management functionality based on control centre SCADA data
  • B3-212 New technologies for reducing energy consumption of 500-750 kV substation auxiliary systems
  • B3-213 Asset Management evolution in Transelec. An approach to evolve from traditional time-based to a condition-based/predictive maintenance strategy
  • B3-214 Improvement in Substation Design and Construction by Application of 3D Model
  • B3-215 Recent Challenges of Condition Evaluation for Substation Equipment in Japan
  • B3-216 Perspective given by 3D printing and virtual reality technologies
  • B3-217 Return on experience on asset management implementation in High voltage switchgears
  • B3-218 Predictive maintenance strategy to ensure high availability and controllability of substation management platform
  • B3-219 Organization of service in the power industry (example of Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System)


PS3: Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Assurance Considerations in Substations

  • B3-301 Structural Integrity Assessment and Design of Switchgear Enclosures Considering Internal Arcing Conditions
  • B3-302 Environmental Awareness for High-Voltage Substation Eco-Design
  • B3-303 Solution on Substation Design Considering Reduction of Environmental Impact, Fire Prevention and Safety
  • B3-304 Ground system diagnostic in the ITAIPU Binacional´s Margen Derecha Substation
  • B3-305 Problems of Information Security in Energy Object Control Systems




PS1: HVDC Systems and their Applications

  • B4-101 An 800 kV HVDC bipole to reinforce a regional interconnection and integrate a large amount of variable renewable generation
  • B4-102 HVDC Ground Electrodes and Tectonic Setting
  • B4-103 Linking DC Macrogrids to Underlying AC Systems
  • B4-104 Parallel operation of multivendor VSC-HVDC schemes feeding a large islanded offshore Oil and Gas grid
  • B4-105 Assessment of Nordic HVDC operation and maintenance practces on reliability and availability of HVDC
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  • B4-106 Power Semiconductors for Energy Transmission
  • B4-107 Innovative mitigation measures for electrostatic charge build-up on surfaces of dry-type air-core reactors for HVDC application
  • B4-108 Support of VSC-HVDC to the restoration of weakly connected systems: the Sardinia case
  • B4-109 Hybrid multi-terminal HVDC - LCC with VSC converter taps: A Manitoba case study
  • B4-110 Application of converter transformer controlled switching in Nelson River Bipole III HVDC system
  • B4-111 Design considerations for parallel HVDC links feeding offshore platforms
  • B4-112 Single arm MMC VSC converter: a novel design for high voltage-low power terminals (taps)
  • B4-113 Lessons Learnt from the BEST PATHS Project for the Integration of Offshore Wind Power Plants using Multi-Terminal HVDC Grids
  • B4-114 Need, design and business case for building the North Sea Link
  • B4-115 DC Grid Control Concept for Expandable Multi-terminal HVDC Transmission Systems
  • B4-116 Challenges in bringing UHVDC from ±800 kV to higher voltages
  • B4-117 A cost effective hybrid HVDC transmission system with high performance in DC line fault handling
  • B4-118 Next generation of Line and Cable fault Locator for HVDC transmissions
  • B4-119 Lifecycle Service for HVDC Systems
  • B4-120 Research and development of Ultra-High-Voltage VSC for the multi-terminal hybrid ±800kV HVDC project in China Southern Power Grid
  • B4-121 Characteristics of system and parameter design o key equipment for Zhangbei DC grid
  • B4-122 Design, erection and operational aspects of India's first indoor DC yard at Agra converter station
  • B4-123 Commissioning experience and challenges of World's first +/- 800 kV HVDC Link with Dedicated Metallic Return (DMR)
  • B4-124 Transformer-less VSC-HVDC Transmission
  • B4-125 Studies for Upcoming +/- 320 kV, 2000 MW Pugalur – Trichur VSC HVDC link with +/- 800 kV, 6000 MW Raigarh – Pugalur LCC HVDC link - Indian Approach
  • B4-126 Introduction of a new level of HVDC to UHVAC linked systems with respect to main component transformer technology and design
  • B4-127 A Novel DC Fault Blocking Concept for Full Bridge Based MMC Systems with Uninterrupted Reactive Power Supply to the AC Grid
  • B4-129 Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution – Combination of Interconnector and Wind Power Collector using a Back-to-Back and a Master Controller
  • B4-130 Advances in DC neutral breaker performances for bipolar HVDC schemes
  • B4-131 Design Aspects of MTDC Grids with Integration of Renewable Energy Sources
  • B4-132 The Construction of the New Hokkaido-Honshu HVDC Link Project
  • B4-133 The construction of the Hida-Shinano HVDC link
  • B4-134 Assessment of interoperability in multi-vendor VSC-HVDC systems: interim results of the BEST PATHS
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  • B4-135 Virtual capacitor for DC grid stability enhancement
  • B4-136 Operating experience and ways to improve reliability of Vyborg back-to-back HVDC link (in connection with the 35th anniversary of the commissioning of the first converter unit)
  • B4-137 A Survey of the Reliability of HVDC Systems throughout the World during 2015 – 2016


PS2: MVDC / LVDC and Power Electronics for Distribution Systems

  • B4-201 Design of the first public distribution DC grid in The Netherlands
  • B4-202 Developments in the Angle-DC project; conversion of a medium voltage AC cable and overhead line circuit to DC
  • B4-203 Performance Evaluation of Different Modulation Strategies Applied to Modular Cascaded Multilevel Inverter based Shunt Hybrid Active Power Filter



  • B4-301 Refurbishment Strategies for Conventional SVC Stations Utilizing Modern Control Cooling and Thyristor Valves and Selective Main Circuit Replacements
  • B4-302 Upgrading of three SVCs in Norway. What is the best action to take for aging SVCs?
  • B4-305 Power Semiconductor Technology Advancements for Enabling Next Generation Grid Systems
  • B4-306 Essex STATCOM upgrade - Engineering, testing and commissioning
  • B4-307 Development and Design of ±100Mvar MMC STATCOM at NP Kunta substation in India
  • B4-308 Operation experience of back-to-back HVDC station based on voltage source converters for interconnection of non-synchronous power systems with significant voltage distortion




PS1: Protection under System Emergency Conditions


  • B5-101 Power Swing Blocking and Tripping - Brazilian Study Case
  • B5-102 IEC 61850 R-GOOSE Applications to Load-Shedding Under System Emergency Conditions
  • B5-103 Developing a Unified Protection System: Philosophy, Short Circuit Software, and Wide Area Protection Coordination Study
  • B5-104 Case Study In Jordan For Operation Of Frequency Relays In Load Shedding Schemes And Comparison Between The Frequency Rate Of Change Settings And The Threshold Settings
  • B5-105 New Single-Ended Earthfault Distance Estimation for the 110-kV- and 20-kV-Compensated Network
  • B5-106 Investigation of novel directional protection techniques based on current only
  • B5-107 Investigation of Measurment Errors Effect on Fault Location Reliability for Parallel Distribution Feeders
  • B5-108 Power Oscillations and Generator Protection Issues
  • B5-109 Innovative network response-based special protection scheme for imminent loss of synchronism detection with surge arrester protection and energy monitoring functions
  • B5-110 30 Years on: A look at Dinorwig Pole Slip Protection
  • B5-111 A study on under-frequency load shedding scheme considering the coordination with system splitting and over-frequency generator tripping
  • B5-112 Development of a New Under Frequency Load Shedding Scheme for Jeju Island Power System
  • B5-113 System Separation Scheme for Southern Regional Grid in India
  • B5-114 Indian Operational Experience Of Under Excitation Limiters In Coordination With Under Excitation Protection
  • B5-116 The application of let-through energy protection to the main and back-up protection elements on high voltage overhead feeders
  • B5-117 Transmission network angle stability protection based on synchrophasor data in control centre
  • B5-118 A Tool for Simulation, Analysis and Design of Underfrequency Load-Shedding (UFLS) Schemes of Isolated Power Systems
  • B5-119 Application experience of emergency automatics in UPS of Russian Federation
  • B5-120 EDP Distribução Experience in Islanded Energy Storage System Operation
  • B5-121 Application of Stabilization System for Electric Power Network Emergency
  • B5-122 Upgrade's impact on Protection & Automation schemes under Emergency conditions : Case study of Gibraltar Electric Authority's power distribution system
  • B5-123 Detection principles of oscillation of power system electrical mode parameters and their application for power systems control tasks
  • B5-124 Efficient procurement of extended reserves (AUFLS) with high penetration of distributed generation: Changes for AUFLS scheme in New Zealand


PS2: User Experience and Current Practice with IEC61850 Process Bus

  • B5-201 Implementation of Digital Substation Automation Systems in Brazil - Challenges and Findings
  • B5-202 Functional Testing of Digital Substations Based on IEC 61850 Process Bus
  • B5-203 Experience with process bus in Statnett R&D project Digital substation
  • B5-204 Digitalization in Power Distribution Systems: the Kalasatama Smart Grid Project
  • B5-205 Numerical Relay Testing and Validation in Relay Life Cycle
  • B5-206 Design of multi-vendor bay solutions and their interoperability performance assessments in a fully digital


  • B5-207 FITNESS Multi-Vendor Interoperability in Digital Substations
  • B5-208 Laboratorial assessment and scalability analysis of protection and automation functions supported by a smart substation process bus network
  • B5-209 Practice on reliability and efficiency improvement of process level engineering and operation
  • B5-210 Development of Sampled Values Generation Device for Testing Process Bus-Based Busbar Protection IEDs
  • B5-211 Operational Experience of IEC 61850 Process Bus Systems Deployed in POWERGRID, India
  • B5-212 Under-frequency Load Shedding Scheme in Thailand
  • B5-213 Design, Concept, Commissioning, Maintenance, Cyber Security of a IEC61850 Process Bus Brown Field Application
  • B5-214 Process bus interoperability under IEC 61869-9 + differential protection (87L) scheme with one conventional end
  • B5-215 Experience Feedback of Testing and Commissioning of a fully Digital IEC 61850 based PACS
  • B5-216 Experience of implementation, testing and operation of electronic instrument transformers, merging unit devices, power-system protection and automation devices realizing IEC 61850 process bus for the generator-transformer unit of Nizhegorodskaya HPP
  • B5-217 IEC 61850 Standard-Based Integrated Tests and Certification of Secondary Switching Equipment on the Digital Substation Testing Field of R&DC FGC UES JSC




PS1: Expanding Role of Social Factors and Transparency in Transmission Investment Decision Approaches

  • C1-101 Multiple criteria data envelopment analysis for ranking of investments in transmission systems
  • C1-102 Project portfolio management for a transmission investment portfolio
  • C1-103 Assessing the impact of transmission investments on the Italian Ancillary Services Market using MODIS simulator
  • C1-104 Trends in Transmission Planning Uncertainty and the Impacts and Value of Leveraging Flexible Investment Strategies and Technologies
  • C1-105 Flow Based Transmission Capacity Calculations for Investment Analyses - a Novel Approach for Network Development
  • C1-106 A bottom-up approach for the development of Qatar long term load forecast
  • C1-107 Optimisation of the Burkina Faso electricity mix at the 2030 horizon
  • C1-108 The Mediterranean Master Plan
  • C1-109 Planning process of Polish transmission grid under non-deterministic conditions
  • C1-110 Managing Future Uncertainties in the Ireland Power System through the Implementation of Scenario Planning
  • C1-111 Transpower's Transmission Asset Investment Approach and Methodology for Waikato and Upper North
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  • C1-112 Paradigm Shift in Transmission Planning and Regulatory Changes approved in Chile in 2016
  • C1-113 Stakeholder participation in the development of the electricity grid: the INSPIRE-Grid project


PS2: Impact of Changing External Factors on Asset Management

  • C1-201 On Developing Automated Tools for Reliability Planning
  • C1-202 Managing Uncertainty in the Power Flow Studies of South Australian Transmission Network
  • C1-203 Strategic Planning of the Egyptian Transmission System under a strong Increase of the Installed Generation Capacity
  • C1-204 Using modular power flow control elements to improve transfer capability, reduce constraints on renewable generation, and alleviate congestion
  • C1-205 Valuation approaches to risk in asset management in Australia
  • C1-206 Experiences and procedures in dealing with typhoon situation to coal-fired power plant
  • C1-207 Efficient Facility Renovation Using Asset Information
  • C1-208 Optimization of maintenance and renewal strategies for towers in France


PS3: Coordinated Planning between Grid Operators across all Voltage Levels

  • C1-301 Managing risk: recommendations for new methods in system development planning
  • C1-302 Converting Regional EHV AC Transmission to HVDC
  • C1-303 Improving the Electric Interconnection between the Grids of Mexico and United States by using HVDC Systems
  • C1-304 Planning a meshed HVDC offshore grid in the North Seas
  • C1-305 Research on African transcontinental power grid interconnection planning for large-scale clean energy integration and transmission
  • C1-306 Integration of Large Scale Renewable through Co-ordinate System Planning in India
  • C1-307 Connecting South Asia with HVDC
  • C1-308 Application of PTDF methodology to exchange capacity calculation and contingency analysis
  • C1-309 Impact of Adriatic submarine HVDC cables to South East European Electricity Market Perspectives
  • C1-310 Enhanced Transmission Expansion Planning Strategy with Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources for Egyptian Grids
  • C1-311 Transitional Refinements in Point of Connection Transmission Pricing Implementation Pan India
  • C1-312 TCSC Application to Increase Transmission Capacity and Ensure SSR Mitigation in Korea Power Grid
  • C1-313 Dealing with conflicts between DSO and TSOs in procuring ancillary services
  • C1-314 Coordinated Planning of ENWL Distribution Network and NG Transmission Network in Cumbria area for the Moorside Project
  • C1-315 Coordinated TSO and DSO network development plan on the islands of Cres and Lošinj
  • C1-316 International Experiences on Subtransmission Network Planning and Delivery: A proposal for Chile
  • C1-317 Optimal Asset Planning based on Actual Demand Trend




PS1: Ensuring Operating Reliability

  • C2-101 Future of EMS for short-term system studies and real time operation : Anticipating the safety of the power grid
  • C2-102 Soria-Chira Pump Storage Power Plant: A new tool for the System Operator to achieve large Renewable Energy Sources integration in the isolated electric system of Gran Canaria
  • C2-103 Control Center Tools for Power System Restoration with High Shares of Volatile Generation
  • C2-104 Brazilian Interconnected Power System – Criteria and Actions to Improve the Restoration Process
  • C2-105 Field test results of an Italian 380 kV top-down Restoration strategy from neighboring power systems supplying very long restoration path
  • C2-106 Role of regional Security Coordinators in a changing world
  • C2-107 The Role of Fast Frequency Response in Low Inertia Power Systems
  • C2-108 Dynamic Response Analysis of Frequency Control Function in GCCIA HVDC Converter
  • C2-109 Assessment of technologies to limit the rate of change of grid frequency on an island system with low inertia
  • C2-110 Estimate Instantaneous Reserves Requirements in the Eskom Control Area
  • C2-111 Thermal Energy Storage Contribution to the Flexibility and Economic Operation of an Island Power System
  • C2-112 Demonstration projects for providing ancillary services using different three types of large-scale battery systems
  • C2-113 RES participation in ancillary services in Spain
  • C2-114 Active and Reactive Power Provision across the TSO – DSO Boundary
  • C2-115 Demonstration of new solutions for provision of ancillary services: Frequency and voltage control
  • C2-116 Transmission and Distribution System Voltage Control Impact due Large-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Generation
  • C2-117 Voltage collapse assessment of the Lufubu – Kasama 330kV planned overhead line and power transfer capacity on the Zambia – Tanzania cross-border corridor
  • C2-118 New generator voltage control at Hydro-Québec to increase transmission robustness
  • C2-119 The impact of the uncoordinated local control of decentralized generation on the reactive power margin
  • C2-120 CANCELLED - Harvesting Reactive Power from Distributed Generation to Support Transmission Network
  • C2-121 Automating the Dispatch of Reactive Power in Australia
  • C2-122 Exploiting the capabilities of reactive power generation and absorption of Wind generators for better power system operation – Indian approach
  • C2-123 Icelandic Operational Experience of Synchrophasor-based Fast Frequency Response and Islanding Defence
  • C2-124 Introducing PMU-based Applicatons in the Control Room Setting
  • C2-125 WAMs Analytics For Large Indian Grid
  • C2-126 Future approach to mitigate Inter-Area Oscillations in GCC Combined System
  • C2-127 Implementation of a wide area monitoring system in “Sistema Argentino de Interconexion”
  • C2-128 Study on the oscillation issues and damping method of weak grid integration of large-scale wind power
  • C2-130 Power System Operational Planning using ESS to ensure Transient Stability in the eastern area of Korea
  • C2-131 Stability and interaction analysis in islanded power systems including VSC-HVDC and LCC-HVDC power converters
  • C2-132 Vulnerability analysis of HVDC contingencies in the Nordic power system
  • C2-133 Efficient Day Ahead Calculation of the Operating Reliability in Isolated Power Systems with Interconnection Links
  • C2-134 Coordinated control with improved observability for network congestion management in medium-voltage distribution grid
  • C2-135 Use of Power Flow Controllers to Enhance Transmission Network Utilisation on the Irish Transmission Network


PS2: BIG DATA and their Use for System Operations

  • C2-201 Flexible balancing power services within four control zones, using e-trading platform – Future Flow project
  • C2-202 Providing ancillary services from distribution grids under the usage of distributed renewable generation: Results from a field test
  • C2-203 New primary reserve requirements in the Nordic synchronous area – Designing the disturbance reserve
  • C2-204 A Dynamic Multi-Variate Approach to the Management of Power System Inertia
  • C2-205 A Data-driven Tool for Primary Frequency Regulation Evaluation
  • C2-206 Cloud-based Data Exchange Infrastructure for Wide Area Monitoring of Bulk Electric Power Grids
  • C2-207 Application of Advances in Wide Area Monitoring to Address the Challenges from an Evolving Power System
  • C2-208 Monitoring and decision support systems as the means for improving the efficiency of managing the electrical power regime of power systems
  • C2-209 TSO-DSO data exchange : the ongoing French project between RTE and Enedis
  • C2-210 Improvement in Estimation Accuracy for Current and Short-Term Future Photovoltaic Generation Output through Big Data Analysis Using Smart Meters
  • C2-211 Regulating the Information of New Generation Power Dispatch System in Taiwan
  • C2-212 Smarter asset management with big data




PS1: Effectiveness on Environmental Prevention, Mitigation and Compensation Measures

  • C3-101 Measuring Effectiveness of Environmental Measures
  • C3-102 Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Fish Death at Brazilian Hydropower Plants
  • C3-103 Use of avian radar as a method to study the effect of bird flight diverters
  • C3-104 Assessing the effectiveness of wire marking to reduce bird collisions: A critical evaluation of current practices and priorities for scientific research
  • C3-105 Application Study of High Permeability Metal Magnetic Material For the Magnetic Field Shielding Underground Cable
  • C3-106 Research on electric heating system plan in northern region in winter based on emission reduction and existing heating costs
  • C3-107 Effectiveness of markers for bird protection (bird flight diverter fittings) on an overhead powerline in the national park “Lower Oder Valley” – Minimisation of the risk of collision by markers for bird protection
  • C3-108 Technological Solutions & Compensation Measures for Right of Way Constraints in Construction of Large Network of Overhead Transmission Lines – Indian Experience
  • C3-109 Magnetic Field Meter Lending Service and Influence on Risk Perception of EMF
  • C3-110 Ecological and occupational electromagnetic safety of power grid facilities improvement
  • C3-111 Solving the Environmental Electromagnetic Safety Issues in 110–500 kV AC Cable Power Lines


PS2: Mitigation of the Visual Impacts of Electrical Assets to Increase Public Acceptance

  • C3-201 Reducing visual impact of power lines in Norway - 20 years of experience
  • C3-202 How does visual impact influence the public acceptance of overhead lines and other national infrastructures
  • C3-203 Virtual Reality models
  • C3-204 Methodology for Landscape Analysis in Environmental Impact Studies
  • C3-206 New innovative tower types for urban areas. Technical challenges and public acceptence
  • C3-207 Development of Eco-friendly Electric Transmission Tower in Korea


PS3: JOIN PS with B2 Technical and Environmental Aspects of OHL

  • C3-301 Environmental visual harmony measures of transmission installation and effects on social acceptance
  • C3-302 Comparative life cycle assessment of an environmentally friendly 145 kV gas insulated substation
  • C3-303 Geomagnetically Induced Currents Modelling and Monitoring Transformer Neutral Currents in Austria
  • C3-305 The citizens and local authorities views on actions taken to enhance public acceptance of a 380kV grid extension project
  • C3-306 Ciclo VEGETA. Optimum management of vegetation treatment cycles at REE




PS1: System Technical Performance Issues Focusing on the Effects of High Level Integration of Power Electronics Based Technologies

  • C4-101 The Difficulties Faced in the Filters Design versus the Low Harmonic Voltages Generated by Wind Farms
  • C4-102 On Steady-State Voltage Standards with High-Penetration of Distributed Energy Resources
  • C4-103 Zero-sequence currents in the high voltage grid in the Netherlands
  • C4-104 Measurement and analysis of harmonic data to assess the impact of installations connected to high voltage systems
  • C4-105 Investigation of processes during single-phase auto reclosing on transmission lines with controlled shunt reactors
  • C4-106 Updating reactive power compensation calculation required at Bader converter station in view of generation capabilities expected to be in service
  • C4-107 Improvement of Power System Harmonics Level Generated from the Electric Arc Furnaces EAF to the Acceptable Level by Using Shunt Passive Filters
  • C4-108 Harmonic Responsibilities Determination at the Point of Common Coupling
  • C4-109 Power Quality Monitoring as a Valuable Tool for Assessing System Technical Performance
  • C4-110 Technical challenges associated with the integration of long HVAC cables and inverter based renewable generation in weak transmission networks: the Irish experience
  • C4-111 International Comparison of Harmonic Assessment Approaches and Implications
  • C4-112 Inverter Dominated UK Grid
  • C4-113 Investigation into the transmission system modelling for the effective assessment of voltage unbalance due to AC railway operation. Evaluation using on-site Measurement data
  • C4-114 Power quality analysis and IEC standard evaluation using measurements and simulations in a STATCOM application
  • C4-115 Application of Fast Frequency Response (FFR) to improve Primary Frequency Control (PFC) in Tasmania
  • C4-116 Cost effective EMC/EMI management for transmission and distribution substation control buildings
  • C4-117 Minimum system strength for secure operation of large-scale power systems with high penetration of non-synchronous generation
  • C4-118 Battery Storage for Enhancing the Performance of Transmission Grids
  • C4-119 Risk Assessment and Reserve Requirements for Power Systems with High Wind Power Penetration
  • C4-120 Novel mechanism explanation and mitigation study of SSR in DFIG based on separate stator and rotor torque analysis
  • C4-121 Determination of Wind Farm Performance
  • C4-122 Power Quality Monitoring in Power Grids focusing on Accuracy of High Frequency Harmonics
  • C4-124 Utilizing Advanced Resiliency Planning within the Electrical Sector
  • C4-125 The Application of Series Compensation to the existing Scottish 400 kV Transmission System
  • C4-126 Intermittent voltage unbalance and its impact on large power asynchronous motor operating modes
  • C4-127 Assesment of the impact of power electronic devices on harmonic levels in transmission networks


PS2: Developments and Advances in Modelling and Evaluation of Lightning Performance and Insulation Coordination

  • C4-201 Development of outdoor insulation pollution maps for IEC Power Grid
  • C4-202 Optimal Placement of Line Surge Arresters Based on Predictive Risk Framework Using Spatiotemporally Correlated Big Data
  • C4-203 Merits and Challenges of a Differentiating-Integrating Measurement Methodology with Air Capacitors for High-Frequency Transients
  • C4-204 Application of C-type Harmonic Filters as Remedial Measure Against Temporary Overvoltages in Transmission Systems due to Harmonic Resonances
  • C4-205 Voltage transient measurements using electric field sensors and ATP modelling of A 500 kV GIS station
  • C4-206 A simplified approach for use of a lightning attachment model to assess exposure of EHV and UHV lines to direct strikes
  • C4-207 Shield wire or not – experiences from the Swedish 130 kV grid
  • C4-208 Field measurement of lightning transient voltage in substations using optical electric field sensors
  • C4-209 Analysis of Lightning Performance for 154/345 kV Transmission Lines with Externally Gapped Line Arrester(EGLA) in South Korea
  • C4-210 A novel approach to statistical analysis of slow front overvoltages in HVDC converter stations
  • C4-211 Ferroresonance in Inductive Voltage Transformers or Power Voltage Transformers: analysis, laboratory tests and solutions
  • C4-212 Evaluation of insulation coordination of substations by advanced approaches
  • C4-213 Evolution of lightning protection of nuclear power plants: An overview of EDF's experience


PS3: Computational Advances in Tools, Models, Methodology and Analysis of Power System Technical Performance related Issues

  • C4-301 Comparison between measured and simulated VFTO in 525 kV GIS
  • C4-302 Full-Frequency Dependent Models for Variable Time-Step Simulations
  • C4-303 Hardware in the loop platform for testing the wind turbine type 4 ability of improving frequency stability of power systems
  • C4-304 Impact of uncertainties in OHL and UGC modelling on transmission system harmonic behaviour
  • C4-305 requirements for models to study and precent system separation and collapse
  • C4-306 Computation of power losses in HV submarine three-core armooured cables: a 3D multiconductor cell analysis along with subdivision technique
  • C4-307 A Review of Dynamic Model Equivalents in Emerging Electrical Grids
  • C4-308 Utilizing EMT for Benchmarking and Assessing Short Circuit Calculation Methods
  • C4-309 Impact of Cable Impedance Modelling Assumptions on Harmonic Losses in Offshore Wind Power Plants
  • C4-310 Development of improved aggregated load models for power system network planning in the Nordic power system Part 2: Method verification
  • C4-311 A High Frequency Power Transformers Model for Network Studies and TDSF Monitoring
  • C4-312 PMU placement in a 110-330 kV AC network for identification of the mathematical model of the Kaliningrad Region power system mode
  • C4-313 Benchmarking standard power test systems for real-time simulation studies
  • C4-314 System Dynamic Studies of Power Electronics Devices with Real-Time Simulation - A TSO operational experience




PS1: The Need to Change Business and Regulatory Models Driven by Increase in Distributed Resources, Storage and Demand Response

  • C5-101 Regulatory model to accommodate distributed and renewable resources in a challenging economic situation: Brazilian experience
  • C5-103 The estimation of the Value of Lost Load
  • C5-104 Imbalance Pricing in the context of the third and fourth energy packages – The new balancing market arrangements in Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • C5-105 Electricity Tariff Structure Review in Iran(Identifying and analyzing the most influenced factors)
  • C5-106 The impact of shorter intraday market gate closure on regulation reserves
  • C5-107 Indian Electricity Market –Data Analysis of a Decade of Experience
  • C5-108 Towards a Common Target Regulatory Framework. Harmonising Technical Rules for the Mediterranean Power Systems from a TSO perspective
  • C5-109 Exploring multi-services business cases for a storage unit in various grid schemes
  • C5-110 Network tariff design in evolving electricity markets


PS2: Impact of Climate Policy on Electricity Markets

  • C5-201 Electricity Network Codes: A success story?
  • C5-202 Implications of the integration of renewable energies into the electricity market of Greece
  • C5-203 Revenue Stacking for Battery Storage Projects from a Technical and Risk Perspective in the UK
  • C5-204 Analysis of the current Carbon Tax implementation in the Chilean Electric Market and future regulatory developments to allow effective CO2 reduction
  • C5-205 Revision of the French capacity market
  • C5-206 Challenges and Measures to Integrate Renewable Energy Sources and Storage Means in the Brazilian Power System and Electricity Market
  • C5-207 Mexican Energy Reforms: Mexico´s Path to a Clean Economy
  • C5-208 The design and modelling of China's electricity market mechanism of renewable energy
  • C5-209 Solar Parks to Ramp up Solar Projects in India: The recent Downward trends in Tariff
  • C5-210 Evolutions of Japanese markets to realize stable and low cost power supply satisfying environmental targets


PS3: Localized Markets or Microgrids Interacting with Wholesale Markets

  • C5-301 The New Market Paradigm of the Brazilian Power System considering Thermal Base Generation for Supporting the Renewable Source Expansion
  • C5-302 The evolution of embedded networks and localised markets in Australia
  • C5-303 Exploring the Market Value of Smart Grids and Interactions with Wholesale (TSO) and Distribution (DSO) markets
  • C5-304 Economic assessment of smart grid flexibilities
  • C5-305 Efficient Participation by Customers in an Electricity Market Using a Receding-Horizon Optimization
  • C5-306 TSO-DSO coordination and market architectures for an integrated ancillary services acquisition: the view of the SmartNet project
  • C5-307 Smart TSO-DSO interaction schemes and ICT solutions for the integration of ancillary services from distributed generation
  • C5-308 A comparative analysis of existing and prospective market organisations at the retail level: role modelling and regulatory choices
  • C5-309 Exploiting flexibility of radio base stations in local DSO markets for congestion management with shared balancing responsibility between TSO and DSO
  • C5-310 Key Guidelines to New Market Design to Ancillary Services in Latin American's Power Systems with High Levels of Wind and Solar Energy: Practical Experiences from North America ISOs and European TSOs




PS1: Achieve Flexibility through Strategic Distribution Planning

  • C6-101 Risk-based Planning of Radial Distribution Networks with Distributed Generation and Demand Response in the Presence of Uncertainty
  • C6-102 Long-term forecasting model for energy and power flow estimation at Primary substation level
  • C6-103 Modelling of Active Distribution Network for Distributed Generation Planning
  • C6-104 Active distribution system operation and optimal development of the whole power system
  • C6-105 Germany's lighthouse projects addressing cellular grids, industrial DSM and sector coupling
  • C6-106 Residential Smart Thermostats for Potential Energy Savings and Case Studies on Smart Thermostat Field Tests
  • C6-107 Potential of and limitations to distributed management of LV and MV feeder voltage profiles with high penetration of embedded generation and storage
  • C6-108 MV grid curtailment reduction with gird flexible operations and limited control of the dispersed generation
  • C6-109 Effectiveness of different flexibility options and innovative network technologies for the use in the BDEW traffic light concept, on the basis of a German distribution grid
  • C6-110 A comprehensive evaluation platform for health index of power distribution network
  • C6-111 Study on load management method in low voltage power distribution systems using smart meter


PS2: Energy Storage in Distribution Systems

  • C6-201 Benefit Cost Analysis of Battery Energy Storage Systems to Defer Distribution Capacity Upgrades on Utility Distribution Systems
  • C6-202 Impact of prosumer ESS on active distribution network planning
  • C6-203 Implementation of Energy Storage in MV distribution networks – A Cost/Benefit Analysis in the Italian regulatory framework
  • C6-204 The European Research Project “TILOS”
  • C6-206 Unleashing Flexibility from Electric Boilers and Heat Pumps in Danish Residential Distribution Network
  • C6-207 Opportunities for interoperability between different energy networks for remote or island networks
  • C6-208 Research on coordinating planning between electric distribution network and regional electric thermal storage boilers based on peak load shifting of heat and electricity consumption
  • C6-209 Application of ESS for Wind Power Connection to Youngheung Wind Farm
  • C6-210 Remote PV Control and Combination with Load Control : System Construction and Demonstration
  • C6-211 Experimental studies of energy storage system for multi-level integration of generating stations and consumers


PS3: Intelligent Electrification for All

  • C6-301 Design and Implementation of a Grid-connected Microgrid in Medium Voltage Brazilian Distribution Network – Architecture, Control and Regulatory Challenges
  • C6-304 Full-scope simulation of grid-connected microgrids
  • C6-305 Medium Voltage connected µgrid in dispersed rural areas: mGridStorage project
  • C6-306 New tool for arbitrage between network expansion and isolated mini-grids in the context of rural electrification
  • C6-307 An Integrated Pan-European Research Infrastructure for Validating Smart Grid Systems
  • C6-308 Integrating renewable energy sources in the Tuscan Archipelago
  • C6-309 An automated grid impact study tool for integrating a high penetration of intermittent resources on diesel-based isolated systems
  • C6-310 Innovative solutions and engineering studies within the Renewable Energy Integration Development Singapore
  • C6-311 Achieving High Renewable Energy Penetration in Off-grid Systems via Low Load Diesel Integration: A Case Study of King Island, Australia
  • C6-312 Learning from a 3.275 MW Utility Scale PV Plant Project: Update and New Remarks
  • C6-313 Development of an R&D Platform for Smart City Projects in the Indian Context
  • C6-314 LV Network Operation through data analytics
  • C6-315 Study on the Feasibility of MVDC




PS1: HVDC Insulation Systems

  • D1-101 Experiences in Dielectric Testing of Gas-insulated HVDC Systems
  • D1-102 Measurement of surface potential at the gas-solid interface for validating electric field simulations in gas-insulated DC systems
  • D1-103 Insulation Characteristics in DC-GIS: Surface charge phenomena on epoxy spacers and metallic particle motions
  • D1-104 Space charge measurements for HVDC GIS spacer using yhe Thermal Step Method
  • D1-105 HFO1234zeE in medium voltage switchgear as safe alternative to SF6
  • D1-106 Experimental Investigations of Oil-Insulated Arrangements at High DC Voltage and Composite Voltage Stress considering a Charge Carrier-based Approach
  • D1-107 Comparative analysis of some present-day used dielectric liquids based on correlated PD phenomena and DGA investigation


PS2: Materials and Ageing

  • D1-201 Application of fluoronitrile/CO2/O2 mixtures in high voltage products to lower the environmental footprint
  • D1-202 Environmental aspects of high voltage gas insulated switchgear that uses alternatives to SF6 and monitoring and long-term performance of a pilot installation
  • D1-204 A comparative study of AC and DC breakdown characteristics with dielectric spectroscopy of Hexagonal Boron Nitride and Carbon Nanosphere Epoxy Nanodielectrics
  • D1-205 Explanation of Breakdown Phenomena in Nanofluids depending on Nanoparticles types
  • D1-206 Adhesives for Bonding Transformerboard: Partial Discharge and Ageing Behaviour
  • D1-207 Creepage Discharge Investigations with Biodegradable Ester-based Liquids and the Implications for Transmission Transformer Design
  • D1-208 A Rigorous Ageing Program for Ester/Cellulose Liquid Immersed Transformer Insulation Systems
  • D1-209 25 years' experience of on-line Terna monitoring system (SMOAT) applied to HV equipment and transformers
  • D1-210 Influence of the Material Composition on the Dynamic Hydrophobicity of


PS3: Testing, Monitoring and Diagnostics

  • D1-302 Impulse test and partial discharge detection for GIS equipment in field
  • D1-303 Development of a wireless PD measurement system enabling to Contact directly with 22.9kV Live line of Gas Switchgear
  • D1-304 Return of experience: The CIGRE UHF PD sensitivity verification and on-site detection of critical defects
  • D1-305 Return on experience on the uses of GIS PD monitoring systems
  • D1-306 Evaluation of three different thermally upgraded papers used in liquid-immersed transformer as reference insulation systems to determine thermal class
  • D1-307 DGA assessment improvement by the criteria of maximum permissible gas concentrations and their rate of growth
  • D1-308 Evaluation of the paper insulation condition of power transformers based on the content of methanol dissolved in transformer oil
  • D1-309 Experience and Added Value from Capacitive Online Moisture Sensors
  • D1-310 Parametric Frequency Response Interpretation using Frequency Localising Basis Functions
  • D1-311 Indirectly assessing the ageing of shell-type windings using paper samples from its leads. Post-mortem analyses
  • D1-312 Condition Assessment of On Load Tap Changers by Using Dynamic Resistance Measurement
  • D1-313 TERNA Transformer Fleet Knowledge Management through the use of on-line monitors
  • D1-314 The Asset Health Center, Implementation of Online Monitoring and the Grid of the Future
  • D1-315 A novel method to study the interface resistivity between silicone rubber housing and FRP rod of composite insulator
  • D1-316 Measurements of hydrophobicity transfer of silicone sheds in service aged non-ceramic outdoor insulators from polluted areas
  • D1-317 Overhead line insulation state checking by on-line monitoring system
  • D1-318 GCCIA pollution test station Part II: Field Assessment & Test Station Results
  • D1-319 Advanced techniques in impulse testing method of electric power equipment
  • D1-320 Steep-front impulse voltage tests on high-voltage equipment
  • D1-321 The performance of calculable impulse calibrator up to 600 V
  • D1-322 Using Brillouin distributed sensing to reduce installation risk and optimize cable operation of subsea power cable
  • D1-323 Reference PD generator for sensitivity checking of measuring instrumentation to be used for continuous on-line PD monitoring
  • D1-324 Using Optical Spectroscopy For Quality Control Of Mineral Transformer Oils




PS1: Opportunities and Challenges in ICT applied to Microgrid and DER

  • D2-101 Evaluation of a LoRaWAN Network for AMR
  • D2-102 Study on the construction of global energy research system based on economic-energy-electricity-environment integration analysis
  • D2-103 Analysis and visualization of residential electricity consumption based on geographic regularized matrix factorization in smart grid
  • D2-104 Implementation of Interoperability Adaptor for Interface with External Systems in Campus Microgrid
  • D2-106 Assuring operational communications across the sub-transmission and MV distribution electrical power grids


PS2: Potential Applications and Implementation of Network and Infrastructure Virtualization

  • D2-201 Substation Virtualisation: An Architecture for Information Technology and Operational Technology Convergence for Resilience, Security and Efficiency
  • D2-202 Benefit and resolution of operational issues for information and communication systems using virtualization techniques in the electric power


PS3: Maintaining Reliable and Secure Operation in an Evolving Environment

  • D2-301 Building a Secure Network Policies, Architetura and Incident Response Case: Chesf
  • D2-302 A Hybrid Communications Network Approach for Advanced Applications on the Modern Grid
  • D2-303 Network evolution towards packet switched technologies
  • D2-304 IED system management solution: a universal approach for all your grid IoT integration
  • D2-305 Teleprotection over Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS): Experiences from an Australian Electric Power Utility
  • D2-306 Research and application of deep security protection technology in power industrial control system
  • D2-307 Challenges in EGAT Telecommunication System Integration
  • D2-308 An Indian Case Study of Hierarchically Integrated SCADA system up gradation and its impact on Connected Control centers
  • D2-309 Network and Data Cybersecurity Strategy of the Electrical Power System
  • D2-310 Telecommunication solutions for IEC 61850-based substations at the Spanish TSO and its practical


  • D2-311 MAIGE – IoT infrastructure for online asset management
  • D2-312 Development of information-analytical system for automatic fault analysis and relay protection performance evaluation
  • D2-313 Approach to maintaining secure operation of various systems in Japanese electric companies
  • D2-314 GOOSE performance monitoring based on IEC 61850 enabled switch
  • D2-315 Data Analytics Platform for Power Equipment Intelligent Lifecycle Management
  • D2-316 Asset Management with ICT Support in Indian Power System

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