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PAPERS_11.03.2016
Growing Demand for Testing DC Cables & Accessories: Experience & Special New Requirements
Published On
INMR World Congress 2015
Author
Jahn Heiko
​ High-voltage direct-current (HVDC) technology is a growing field in the T&D sector, allowing transmission of bulk quantities of energy with a reduced impact on infrastructures [...]
PAPERS_12.02.2016
Maximum feasible penetration of non-programmable RES generation in power systems
Presented At
XIII SYMPOSIUM OF SPECIALISTS IN ELECTRIC OPERATIONAL AND EXPANSION PLANNING
Author
Cova Bruno, Rizzo Francesco, Prudenzi Andrea, Paulo Cesar Vaz Esmeraldo
​The large-scale development of renewable sources, with particular reference to wind, in the generation mix might introduce several problems for a secure management of the [...]
PAPERS_23.12.2015
Saudi Arabia Central-West HVDC Project
Presented At
GCC Power 2015 Conference & Conference Hilton Hotel – Jeddah -Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Author
Malgarotti Stefano, Danelli Aldo, Agustoni Alessandro, Ardito Antonio, Valadè Ivan, AL-Kadhem M.Z. (Saudi Electricity Company), Al-Mubarak Ahmed H. (Saudi Electricity Company)
​A long distance HVDC transmission link between Central Operating Area and Western Operating Area in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was planned and designed and it is currently [...]
PAPERS_15.10.2015
Field measurements and frequency domain modeling of a 400 kV underground cable line
Presented At
IPST 2015 – International conference on Power System Transients
Author
Colla Luigi (Prysmian Group), Palone Francesco (Terna), Ceresoli Bruno, Lauria Stefano (Università La Sapienza di Roma)
The length of XLPE-insulated underground cable lines in the European HV / EHV network is experiencing a fast growth due to the increasing number of submarine interconnections [...]
PAPERS_31.08.2015
Mistral Software for online Monitoring System
Presented At
Icold Stavanger
Author
Masera Alberto
​The collection, storage and analysis of information concerning a dam are a critical part of surveillance activity toward managing the safety of the structure. An important [...]
PAPERS_25.08.2015
Optical PD detection in high voltage cable accessories
Presented At
International Conference on Insulated Power Cables - Jicable 2015
Author
Heidmann Gerd, Vaterrodt Klaus
Optical partial discharge detection is a new method to perform diagnosis of the insulation system detecting optical signals which are coming up at the same time.This method [...]
PAPERS_21.06.2015
On the way to compare the polarity reversal withstand capability of HVDC mass-impregnated and extruded cable systems
Published On
Jicable 2015- 9th International Conference on Insulated Power Cables
Author
Vercellotti Uberto Maria, Jahn Heiko
​The reversal of voltage polarity is essential in HVDC cable systems with Current Source Converters (CSC), since it enables to revert the direction of the power flow. Mass [...]
PAPERS_15.06.2015
Boosting the grids integration through the evolution of the Ancillary Service Market framework
Presented At
CIGRE 2015
Author
Cova Bruno, Venturini Andrea, Vicini Pierluigi, Elia E. (Terna), Portoghese P. (Terna), Sommantico G. (Terna)
Stimulated by the ambitious decarbonisation targets, European countries have experienced a tremendous growth in distributed generation from Variable Renewable Energies (VRE). [...]
PAPERS_16.04.2015
Specific submarine cable system challenges for the development of a Mediterranean interconnection grid
Presented At
CIGRE 2014
Author
Adam P. (Medgrid), Colombo Enrico, Sim S. (Intertek), Burns A. (Parsons Brinckerhoff)
Medgrid is a European industrial initiative to study the feasibility of a 1,000 MW HVDC transmission project connecting North Africa to Europe. Medgrid assigned to a Consortium [...]
PAPERS_16.04.2015
Optimizing the electrical design of the Colombia-Panamá interconnection
Presented At
CIGRE 2014
Author
Villegas A. (Interconexión Eléctrica Colombia-Panamá S.A.), Jaramillo J. (Interconexión Eléctrica Colombia-Panamá S.A.), Clerici Alessandro, Lagrotteria Giuseppe, Rizzo Francesco
​The interconnection between Colombia and Panamá has been the object, since 2003, of a series of feasibility studies, cooperation agreements and financing approaches for a [...]
PAPERS_16.04.2015
The restoration strategies from neighbouring countries: simulation studies and actual tests experience
Presented At
CIGRE 2014
Author
Giannuzzi G. (Terna), Salvetti Massimo, Matli Giuliano, Sattinger W. (Swissgrid AG), Notter R. (Swissgrid AG), Palone Francesco (Terna), Zaottini R. (Terna)
The paper describes the preparation and execution of Switzerland Italy re-energization test, managed on 2013, 6th January in order to continuously improve the restoration [...]
PAPERS_16.04.2015
Market integration and storage resources optimization to mitigate the risks of “over-generation” from non-programmable RES: the Italian prospective
Presented At
CIGRE 2014
Author
Elia E. (Terna), Portoghese P. (Terna), Sommantico G. (Terna), Cabano Marco, Cova Bruno, Venturini Andrea
​Italy has witnessed a very massive penetration of photovoltaic and wind generation in the recent years. The largest share of wind plants is connected to the transmission [...]
PAPERS_26.05.2014
Innovative Ingap/Ingaas/Ge Triple Junction Solar Cells for the Future Russian Missions
Presented At
ESPC 2014
Author
Campesato Roberta, Casale Mariacristina, Gabetta Giuseppe, Gori Gabriele, Greco Erminio, Kagan Marlen (OJSC RPE “KVANT”), Kholev B.A. (OJSC RPE “KVANT”), Ivanov V. (OJSC RPE “KVANT”)
InGaP/InGaAs/Ge triple junction solar cells with a size of 26.5 cm2, thickness of 120+/- 20 μm and AM0 efficiency class 30% (CTJ30%), have been manufactured and qualified [...]
PAPERS_28.04.2014
Dry Stone Masonry Dams, Interpretative analysis of long term horizontal and vertical displacements
Presented At
9th ICOLD European Club Symposium 2013
Author
Masera Alberto, Gigli Paolo (Enel), Gotti Marino
​ Dry stone masonry dams are a heritage of the beginning of 19th century in Italy, where 15 dams of such typology have been built. These dams are no longer permitted by the [...]
PAPERS_28.04.2014
Long-time behaviour of exposed geomembranes used for the upstream face rehabilitation of concrete and masonry dams
Presented At
9th ICOLD European Club Symposium 2013
Author
Cazzuffi Daniele Antonio
​ The use of exposed geomembranes for the rehabilitation of concrete and masonry dams was introduced in Italy in 1976, when the entire upstream face of a 11 m high masonry [...]
PAPERS_28.04.2014
Sustainable management of hydroelectric basins: multicriteria analysis on social and environmental assessment of alternative sites for settlement of dug sediments
Presented At
9th ICOLD European Club Symposium 2013
Author
De Bellis Caterina, Ghilardi Marina, Pertot Cesare
​ Referring to the management of artificial basins, the reservoir sedimentation caused by erosion process and the consequent sediment transport and deposit in the basin is [...]
PAPERS_28.04.2014
Campotosto Dams, an experience of the importance of back analysis for the evaluation of geotechnical properties
Presented At
9th ICOLD European Club Symposium 2013
Author
Caruana Rosella (Enel), Eusebio Marina, Gigli Paolo (Enel)
This paper contains the results of the back analysis performed after the earthquake of April 2009 (L'Aquila Central Italy) on the Rio Fucino gravity dam (reservoir of Campotosto, [...]
PAPERS_28.04.2014
Flood management of the Tevere River at Nazzano barrage, upstream Rome
Presented At
9th ICOLD European Club Symposium 2013
Author
Gatti Daria, Zuccalà David, Zappalà Riccardo, Caruana Rosella (Enel), Refrigeri Roberto (ENEL Green Power)
This paper reports the results of a hydrodynamic study developed by an unsteady monodimensional numerical model, supporting the management of Tevere river floods in use by [...]
PAPERS_06.02.2014
Assessment of Geothermal Power Plants Impact on Air Quality – Effect of H2S
Presented At
European Geothermal Congress 2013
Author
Sabatelli Fabio (Enel Green Power), Messia Massimo (Enel Green Power), D’Aleo Marco, Pertot Cesare
​This study is a regional assessment of the results achieved by the installation of AMIS® abatement systems on geothermal power plants in reducing the potential impact associated [...]
PAPERS_09.08.2013
Safety issues in case of internal arc on HV cable terminations, bushings
Presented At
INMR World Congress 08-11 September 2013, Vancouver
Author
Vercellotti Uberto Maria, Sironi Alberto
Worldwide demand for new T&D networks will increase in the near future pushing the utilities to install a larger number of high voltage equipment like cable terminations, [...]
PAPERS_30.06.2013
Verification of magnetic field prediction of a 3d computer model on mv/lv substation
Presented At
CIRED - 22nd International Conference on Electricity Distribution
Author
Capra Davide, Pedretti Luigi
A 3D computer model has been developed for predicting magnetic fields in order to comply with legislation concerning safety and environment issues. The developed software, [...]
PAPERS_27.08.2012
Market integration in Europe
Presented At
Cigre 2012 Paris
Author
Cova Bruno, Venturini Andrea, Stabile Marco
​The approval of the Third Energy Package in 2009 marked the start of a further stage in power market integration in Europe. Following the wake of the Third Energy Package, [...]
PAPERS_27.08.2012
HVDC link Sardinia Island
Presented At
Cigre 2012 Paris
Author
Malgarotti Stefano, Danelli Aldo
 The essential characteristics and the steps followed in the realization process of the new ±500 kV 1000 MW HVDC link Sardinia Island – Italian Peninsula (SAPEI), whose completion [...]
PAPERS_27.08.2012
An Integrated Solution for the Advance Dispatching
Presented At
Cigre 2012 Paris
Author
Pozzi Massimo, Bruno Carlo, Dresci David
​ The transparency needs and the market opportunities arising from the liberalization of the energy sector often require Transmission System Operators to review some established [...]
PAPERS_13.06.2012
Certification of recharging stations for electric vehicles
Presented At
104° National AEIT Convention. Electric Mobility and Transportation for Tomorrow's Italy (Rome, 13-14 June 2012)
Author
Bregani Fiorenzo, Crippa Giorgio
The evaluation of conformity of electric products has for years now been a warranty element in the market. Certifying Bodies work in a consolidated way and are acknowledged [...]
PAPERS_01.11.2011
The new France-Spain interconnector: a long path to social acceptance in France
Presented At
Cigré 2011, Tel Aviv (Israel)
Author
Cova Bruno
To secure electricity supply to consumers, foster Renewable Energy Sources integration and favour an efficient internal electricity market, the European Commission has adopted [...]
PAPERS_01.11.2011
Hydraulic tunnels
Published On
Handbook of Geosynthetic Engineering - ICE Publishing - Chapter 15
Author
Cazzuffi Daniele Antonio
In more than 270 dams worldwide, geomembranes are the main waterproofing component. The geomembrane is generally associated with other geosynthetics performing various functions, [...]
PAPERS_01.09.2011
Advanced Operation of the High Voltage System Highlights from the Italian Plan for System Security,Advanced Operation of the High Voltage System Highlights from the Italian Plan for System Security
Presented At
CIGRE - Bologna 2011
Author
Bruno Carlo, Candia Cristiano, Pozzi Massimo, Zacheo Roberto
The Italian Plan for System Security (IPSS) is a coordinated actions program devoted to revise and possibly improve practices and systems used for the Italian Transmission [...]
PAPERS_01.09.2011
On-Line Analysis of the Electrical System Security: an Extensive Simulation Approach in a Dynamic Security Assessment (DSA) Environment
Presented At
CIGRE - Bologna 2011
Author
Candia Cristiano, Cignatta Massimiliano, Pozzi Massimo, Stori Simone
The growing complexity of the electrical systems, the energy sector restructuring and liberalization, the innovation in the field of power generation, transmission and distribution, [...]
PAPERS_03.01.2011
Experience of HVDC Interconnection Italy-France called “Piemonte-Savoie” Problems connected with EMF - ELF Study of interferences with other services in tunnel
Presented At
CIGRE - SEE - 2nd International Conference on EMF - ELF
Author
Malgarotti Stefano
This paper presents the main results of the studies carried out for the project of High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Interconnection between Italy and France, called “Piemonte-Savoie” [...]
PAPERS_23.09.2010
Small Dams in Italy
Presented At
8th ICOLD European Club Symposium - Dam Safety - Sustainability in a changing Environment - Innsbruck (Austria)
Author
Masera Alberto
Aim of the Working Group activated by the Italian Committee of Large Dams is to review and discuss the current situation of the “Small Dams” in Italy. Regulatory supervision [...]
PAPERS_23.08.2010
Analysis on the possible conversion of overhead lines from AC to DC
Presented At
CIGRE 2010 - B2-201
Author
Malgarotti Stefano
The wide diffusion of Distributed Generation (DG) represents a possible development of modern electrical systems that can evolve towards “Smart-grids. In fact, Smart-Grids [...]
PAPERS_23.05.2010
Geosynthetic barriers systems for dams
Presented At
9th International Conference on Geosynthetics - Guaruja (Brasil)
Author
Cazzuffi Daniele Antonio
In more than 270 dams worldwide, geomembranes are the main waterproofing component.The geomembrane is generally associated with other geosynthetics performing various functions, [...]
PAPERS_06.04.2010
Testing of elastomeric isolators for nuclear power plants
Presented At
Structural Engineers world congress 2011 - Villa Erba (Como - Italy)
Author
Bergamo Giulia
Nowadays, the design of nuclear power plants (NPP) is characterized by enhanced safety level. In particular, GEN III+ and GEN IV reactors have to be highly secure and designed [...]
PAPERS_08.06.2009
Smart Grids: Preliminary MV Network Model using real time digitalsimulator and real devices in a closed loop control
Presented At
CIRED 2009 - Prague, 8-11 June 2009
Author
De Berardinis Ettore
The wide diffusion of Distributed Generation (DG) represents a possible development of modern electrical systems that can evolve towards “Smart Grids". In fact, Smart-Grids [...]
PAPERS_01.08.2008
Voltage and angle stability monitoring: possible approaches in the framework of a framework of a wide area measurement system (WAMS)
Presented At
CIGRE 2008 - C2 114
Author
Candia Cristiano, Cignatta Massimiliano, Danelli Aldo, Pozzi Massimo
One major item of TERNA Defence Plan consists in the realisation of a Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS), equipped with Phasor Measurement Units (PMU), to provide advanced [...]
PAPERS_01.08.2008
The new DTS for the italian transmission system disparcher: organization, architecture, tools and functionalities
Presented At
CIGRE 2008 -C2-208
Author
Ciccotelli Massimo, Pozzi Massimo, Zacheo Roberto
The complexity of power system operation, has increased over the past few decades, also due to sector liberalization and market introduction, and requires a growing level [...]
PAPERS_01.01.2008
Linking Europe to Africa through long distance HVDC submarine interconnectors: methodology applied to the feasibility study and technical challenges to be overcome
Presented At
CIGRE 2008 - B4 116
Author
Cova Bruno, Zecca Bruna
HVDC  links  are  becoming  an  increasingly  popular  solution  to  interconnect  previously  isolated systems or to establish new corridors within highly meshed networks. [...]
PAPERS_01.01.2008
Impact of CO2 Reduction Targets on Transmission Capacity Expansion dictated by the Power Market Clearing: Application to the Italian and French Systems
Presented At
CIGRE 2010 - C5 302
Author
Cova Bruno, Venturini Andrea
The awareness of the close relationships between global warming and GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emission has risen enormously during the latest years. To set a bound on CO2 emissions, [...]
PAPERS_02.07.2007
Photochemical Pollution Modelling In Complex Terrain
Presented At
HARMO11 - 11th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes - Cambridge (UK)
Author
Pertot Cesare
Ozone is considered one of the most significant pollutants with respect to the potential impacts to human health and natural ecosystem, both in terms of critical episodes [...]
PAPERS_01.07.2007
Comparing atmospheric transport models for future regional inversions over Europe - Part 1: mapping the atmospheric CO2 signals
Presented At
Comparing atmospheric transport models for future regional inversions over Europe - Part 1: mapping the atmospheric CO2 signals
Author
Carboni Gabriele
The CO2 source and sink distribution across Europe can be estimated in principle through inverse methods by combining CO2 observations and atmospheric transport models. Uncertainties [...]
PAPERS_14.06.2007
Effect of chlorination on the corrosion behavior of CuNi 70/30 condenser tubing
Presented At
BIOCORYS 2007 International Conference on Biocorrosion of Materials - Paris (F)
Author
Perboni Giorgio
In recent years, the detection of many MIC failure events affecting copper alloys in heat exchange plant drove the setting-up of experimental monitoring systems regarding [...]

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