IEA Wind Task 25 Design and Operation of Energy Systems with Large Amounts of Variable Generation

Project: Other

Project Details


The ultimate objective of Task 25 is to provide information to facilitate the highest economically feasible wind energy penetration within electricity power systems worldwide. This task supports this goal by analyzing and further developing the methodology to assess the impact of wind power on power systems.
Short titleIEA Wind Task 25
Effective start/end date1/01/0631/12/24

Collaborative partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (lead)
  • Recognis Oy
  • Hydro Québec's Research Institute (IREQ)
  • State Grid Energy Research Institute
  • Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • Energinet
  • Électricité de France S.A. (EDF)
  • Réseau de Transport d'Électricité (RTE)
  • Mines ParisTech
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology (IEE)
  • Research Center for Energy Economics (FfE)
  • University College Dublin
  • Terna S.p.A
  • Kyoto University
  • Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI)
  • Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • SINTEF Energi AS
  • National Laboratory of Energy and Geology
  • Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology, and Science (INESC-TEC)
  • University of Castilla-La Mancha
  • Comillas Pontifical University
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Imperial College London
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG)
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • European Wind Energy Association (Wind Europe)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action