MMEA weather data helps to forecast disturbances in the electricity network
SGEM, the Smart Grids and Energy Markets research program, has carried on cooperation with the MMEA program for almost a year in the development of forecasting disturbances.
03 March 2015
Finnish companies and research institutes have developed an energy system of the future in the multidisciplinary research program Smart Grids and Energy Markets (SGEM). The research program aims to develop smart grid solutions, which can be demonstrated in the Finnish energy system and utilized on the global scale. The solutions are related to the architecture, components, management and maintenance of grids. In addition to technology, business models for future energy markets are also developed in the program. The research program is coordinated by the energy and environment cluster CLEEN Ltd.
Comprehensive utilization of combined data
ABB’s protective relays have for long protected networks and generated disturbance records on faults in smart grids. They are used for localizing and repairing faults. In addition to fault analysis, distribution system operators could also use the gathered information in forecasting disturbances and in the planning of preventive maintenance tasks more than at present.
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