8th International Conference on
Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources

IRED 2018 Conference Documents

Conference Programme


Opening Session – Welcome and Introductions

Welcome Speech

Helfried Brunner

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Welcome Speech

Michael Hübner

BMVIT Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport,
Innovation and Technology

Keynote: DOE Grid Modernization Initiative

Kevin Lynn

US Department of Energy


Session 1: Policies & Programs

Opening

Masayuki Dewaki

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

Status and challenges on the power system in Japan

Kazuhiko Muto

Smart Community Department, NEDO, Japan

Overview of Policy support of Canada’s Renewable
Energy Initiatives

Josef Ayoub

Natural Resources Canada

Renewable Research Strategy and Programmes
in Austria

Elvira Lutter

Klima- und Energiefonds, Austria

EU leadership in the integration of renewables

Piotr Tulej

European Commission, DG Research and
Innovation

Session 2 part 1: Reporting on Results of Large Projects Portfolios

Opening

Benjamin Kroposki

National Renewable Energy
Laboratory (NREL), US

Opening

Patrick Van Hove

European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

US DOE Grid Modernization Initiative and
Laboratory Consortium

Kevin Lynn

US Department of Energy

European CROSSBOW Project

Manuel Serrano Matoses

ETRA, Spain

Field Test Project for RES Penetration in Niijima Island Grid

Jun Johkaji

Tokyo Electric Power Company, Japan

Recent Developments in Smart Grid Investments in Canada

Josef Ayoub

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Smart Grid Demonstration Project on Shanghai Chongming Island

Peichao Zhang

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China


Session 2 part 2: Reporting on Results of Large Project Portfolios

Recap / Welcome

Benjamin Kroposki

National Renewable Energy laboratory (NREL), US

Recap / Welcome

Patrick Van Hove

European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Monitoring 9000 MW photovoltaics worldwide

Javier Sanjuan

DNL-GL, Norway

Prospering from the Energy Revolution: Building scalable business models for the UK

Harsh Pershad

Innovate UK, UK

Evaluating impact of high solar PV penetration considering both the transmission and distribution grid for an Islanded grid (Singapore Grid)

Yap Choon Soh

Power System Operation Division Energy Market Authority, Singapore

Vienna’s test bed for the future of energy provision in urban areas

Alfred Einfalt

Siemens Corporate Technology, Austria


Session 3: Markets and Regulatory Frameworks

Opening

Mark Rawson

Sacramento Municipal Utility District, US

Opening

Luciano Martini

RSE SpA, Italy

The ETIP SNET Vision 2050 and related market implications

Norela Costantinescu


Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate

Decarbonisation at least cost - how the consumers can contribute in the new energy landscape

Anne Vadasz Nilsson

Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate

DER integration as driver for market, operational and infrastructure measures

Christine Materazzi-Wagner

E-Control, Austria



Session 4 part 1: Transmission and Distribution Interaction, System Integration, Modelling & Simulation

Opening

Jim Reilly

Reilly Associates, US

Opening

Nikos Hatziargyriou

National Technical University of Athens and HEDNO, Greece

ENTSOE (European TSOs) and EDSO (European DSOs) Views on TSO/DSO Collaboration

Norela Costantinescu
Maximilian Urban

ENTSO-e

EDSO

EPRI TSO DSO project

Alison O'Connell

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), US

Reliability Issues related to transmission and distribution interaction

John N. Moura

North American Electric Reliability
Corporation, US

Transmission Distribution co-simulation modelling

Ning Kang

Argonne National Laboratory, US


Session 4 part 2: Transmission and Distribution Interaction, System Integration, Modelling & Simulation

Data exchange and ICT-requirements for TSO-DSO interaction: an international best practice analysis

Mark Stefan

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

OpSim: test- and simulation- environment for grid control and aggregation strategies

Martin Braun

Fraunhofer IEE, Germany

The approach to high renewable penetration grid and next challenges in Japan

Takeshi Maeno

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan;

SmartNetProject - TSO and DSO coordination for the provision of ancillary services

Gianluigi Migliavacca

EU SmartNet project, RSE, Italy


Session 5: Standards and Evolution of Grid Codes for the Integration of Higher Penetrations of renewable and Distributed Resources

Opening

Tom Key

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), US

Opening

Roland Bründlinger

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

The Grid Interconnection Standard IEEE 1547 2018

David Narang

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA

Standard for specification of microgrid controllers (IEEE 2030.7) and P2030.11 DERMS

Geza Joos

MCGill University Montreal, Canada

European Network Code Requirements for Generators – update on national implementation in Europe

Thomas Schaupp

European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)

Update on Developments in Australia

John Ward

CSIRO, Australia

Challenges of high penetration of renewable DERs into existing grids

Kenji Otani

Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, Japan


Session 6: Panel Discussion: Running the Grid Mostly on Renewable Energy

Moderation

Abraham Ellis

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), US

Managing RE with flexible thermal energy

Alexandre Prieur

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Working with high RE penetration in So. Japan

Hirohisa Aki

Tsukuba University, Japan

Managing RE at the bulk system level

Thibault Prevost

RTE, France

Glimpses of 100% RE in Hawaii

Debbie Lew

GE Power, US

Transmission and Large-scale RE

Jingran Wang

State Grid Corporation, China

 

Session 7: Closing Session

Opening

Helfried Brunner

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Summary Session 1

Masayuki Dewaki

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

Summary Session 2

Benjamin Kroposki

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US


Patrick Van Hove

European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Summary Session 3

Mark Rawson

California Energy Commission, US


Luciano Martini

RSE SpA, Italy

Summary Session 4

Jim Reilly

Reilly Associates, US


Nikos Hatziargyriou

National Technical University of Athens and HEDNO, Greece

Summary Session 5

Tom Key

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), US


Roland Bründlinger

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

Summary Session 6

Abraham Ellis

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), US

Announcement of IRED 2020 Australia

John Ward

CSIRO, Australia

Closing remarks

Michael Hübner

BMVIT Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology