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Reliable Electricity Supply

With new conditions for production and consumption electricity grids also face new challenges. To meet these challenges the design of our grids needs to advance and new strategies need to be implemented.

Increasing and variable flows in the electricity grid along with higher rates of integration and interconnection of different energy sources create new challenges for a secure and reliable transmission and distribution of electricity. In our programmes we manage research focusing on developing new technologies, new market solutions, new services, and sustainable development.

Distribution of electricity is a topic that under the last years have become of increasing focus as different societal changes are impacting the power system. Energiforsk initiate research looking at topics such as improved use of hardware in the grid or business models and digital solutions. Together with transmission system operators we ensure a reliable grid that can offer new services with high operational security.



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Further steps taken to improve power quality and smart grid diagnostics

What are the root causes and the direction of power quality disturbances? Using machine learning-based methods the Gothenburg startup, Eneryield, has developed new ways of analysing these disturbances. Here you can read about ways in which this method can be made accessible for grid-operators.

3 nov 2020


First winter with electricity trading platforms

Sweden is part part of the EU project CoordiNet with the ambition to contribute to the development of a smart, secure and more resilient energy system. The Swedish pilot started last fall with the completion of the trading platform Switch and the engagement of customers in some cities and one municipality in Sweden.

28 apr 2020


Supplying roads with electricity

At Energiforsk we are currently working on exploring avenues to secure power supply for different forms of electric roads. Areas of interest include necessary requirements to meet demand and possibilities for a grid connection with sufficient capacity.

7 jan 2020


Great interest in Swedish research

CIGRE, the International Council on Large Electric Systems, focusing on research and development on high-voltage electrical energy, has granted all Swedish synopses to the congress in Paris in August.

27 nov 2019


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