The minimal realization of electronic synchronous machines

With the recent changes in energy-production technology and with the extensive penetration of renewables into distribution…


Scenarios for a low-CO2 Swiss energy system

The Joint Activity Scenarios & Modelling (JASM) bundles the knowledge of all eight Swiss Competence Centers for Energy…


Impact of Human Behaviour on Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Within the context of different energy transition pathways for the city of St. Gallen, Switzerland, the Laboratory for Energy…


Exploring the need for natural gas in the Swiss power system

Many future electricity scenarios, including those developed for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), use natural gas to…


Enhanced Fretting Fatigue Resistance of Conductors for High Voltage Overhead Lines (CONFAT)

Enhanced Fretting Fatigue Resistance of Conductors for High Voltage Overhead Lines (CONFAT)

While overhead-line electricity transmission grids are generally well established in Europe, and there is not a big…


Electrical Insulation Challenges in Future Smart Grids: Power Electronics Meets High-Voltage Technology

Traditionally, most high-voltage insulation systems in electrical power transmission applications are stressed with DC or 50 Hz…


Optimal control of HVDC links for enhancing power system stability

The property of an AC power network to return to a stable equilibrium point and synchronism after a disturbance is known as…


Optimal Renewables Portfolio to Achieve 45% Renewable Electricity in Central Europe by 2030

Unlike the EU’s 2020 energy strategy, in its 2030 energy strategy, the EU seeks to achieve a target of 45% renewable-generated…


A New Player in Grid-Level Stationary Energy Storage – Efficient and Low Cost Aluminum Chloride-Natural Graphite Battery

A new rechargeable aluminum chloride-graphite battery was designed using processed natural graphite flakes in its cathode. The…


Modelling the System Adequacy of the Swiss Electricity Supply

The Research Centre for Energy Networks (ETH Zurich) in collaboration with the Research Center for Sustainable Energy and Water…