The IDE4L Project: Defining, Designing, and Demonstrating the Ideal Grid for All

Sami Repo, Ferdinanda Ponci, Davide Della Giustina, Amelia Alvarez, Cristina Corchero Garcia, Zaid Al-Jassim, Hortensia Amaris, Anna Kulmala

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    Abstract

    The Purpose of the IDE4L project was to define, design, and demonstrate the ideal grid for all, with an active distribution network that integrates renewable energy sources (RESs) and new loads and guarantees the reliability of classical distribution networks. The active distribution network consists of the infrastructure of power delivery, active resources, and active network management (ANM) and combines passive infrastructure with active resources, ANM functionalities, and distribution automation information and communication technology infrastructure. Active distributed energy resources (DERs) include distributed generation (DG), demand, response, and storage. The concept of a commercial aggregator offering flexibility services is also integrated in an ANM.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number7900473
    Pages (from-to)41-51
    Number of pages11
    JournalIEEE Power and Energy Magazine
    Volume15
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2017
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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    Repo, S., Ponci, F., Della Giustina, D., Alvarez, A., Corchero Garcia, C., Al-Jassim, Z., Amaris, H., & Kulmala, A. (2017). The IDE4L Project: Defining, Designing, and Demonstrating the Ideal Grid for All. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 15(3), 41-51. [7900473]. https://doi.org/10.1109/MPE.2017.2662329