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HIGH-VOLTAGE TESTING LABORATORY IN THE US
HIGH-VOLTAGE TESTING LABORATORY IN THE US The imperative for efficient energy transmission across vast distances has escalated, propelling manufacturers into intensified research, development, and production endeavors to create components capable of withstanding and transmitting higher voltages with optimal efficiency. Amidst this landscape, KEMA Labs High-Voltage laboratories stands tall as a globally recognized and independent facility […]
Technical papers
An Integrated Solution for the Advance Dispatching
​The transparency needs and the market opportunities arising from the liberalization of theenergy sector often require Transmission System Operators to review some establishedpractices, by means of which quality, safety and efficiency of the power system operationhave been assured for years. This article describes a solution for the very short term optimaldispatching (also named “Advance Dispatching” […]
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Smart grids for preventing blackouts?
​Transmission adequacy problems versus electrical growing consumptions, control and protection technological ageing, unpredictable renewable sources penetration, unbundling and market distortion effects, lack of coordination between system operators… are just examples of possible root causes which led  to partial or total blackouts in recent years worldwide. USA and European large disturbances on 2003 and 2005, as […]
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ENERNEX FOR POWER GRID MODERNIZATION
​Milan, March 12, 2019 – EnerNex, a CESI company, has recently been selected by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to support its grid modernization efforts. The Company will be the key Consultantto facilitate PUCO’s Data & Modern Grid Workgroup (DWG) and the Distribution System Planning Workgroup (PWG). Specifically, the DWG will focus on […]
Transmission & Distribution
Grid Modernisation
Intelligence has been integral to electricity grids since their inception: supervision, control and protection have always been key activities for system operators. So, what’s different about the smart grid ? Grids are becoming more complex for a variety of reasons, including the roll-out of distributed generation, changes in customer behavior (including the rise of the […]
Storage & E-mobility
E-mobility infrastructures
The electrification of transport is expected to significantly contribute to decarbonization. From private cars to corporate fleets, from public transport to commercial mobility, the whole system will have to be transformed, particularly in terms of managing supply and integrating electric vehicles into the power grid. CESI’s deep expertise in power grids and power markets, as […]
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International Workshop on regulation for Smart Grids
​ CESI @ International Workshop on regulation for Smart Grids (CIGRÉ BRASIL) 2015 in Botafogo-Rio de Janeiro. The event is a joint initiative of CIGRÉ Study committees-Brazil: • B5:(protection and Automation) • C2 (operation and control systems) • C6 (Distributed generation and distribution systems) • D2 (information and Telecommunication systems for electrical Systems) Aims to discuss regulatory issues for […]
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Smart Grids: Empowering Cities!
​On October 15th, Matteo Codazzi was invited to chair the panelNEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENERGY NETWORKS IMPROVEMENT AND SMART URBAN SERVICES at “Smart Grids: Empowering Cities!”, an international workshop held at Enel’s Smart Lab, near CESI’s Headquarters in Milan. During the workshop, all the international guests were invited to visit EXPO 2015, which is the first greenfield […]
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CESI at the World Smart Grid Forum 2013
A business, regulatory and technical executive perspective Nations bring diverse drivers and approaches to the Smart Grid. But there is a unanimous, confirmed urgency to accelerate the development of strong, low-carbon energy systems that help address global issues around energy security, economic growth and climate change. This evolution needs to be accompanied by innovative business […]
Advisory services
Planning studies
The ongoing decarbonization of power systems is affecting them in a variety of ways, including: a (r)evolution in the generation mix, the rise of distributed generation, the deployment of energy storage capacity, enhanced interconnections between countries and more integrated power markets. In addition, the electrification of sectors that still rely on fossil fuels is changing […]
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Smart grid debates at the WEC Daegu 2013
​The 22nd World Energy Congress will be held in Daegu, Korea from Sunday, October 13 to Thursday, October 17, 2013. The Congress offers the best insights into the global energy sector and access to the leading global energy markets, with a high-level exclusive and informative program featuring addresses by government ministers and chief executives along […]
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SMART DUBAI
​Milan, July 31, 2019 – Dubai has become one of the most sustainable and smart cities in the world, quickly rising in international classifications, leaving more storied Western megalopolises in its wake, one-by-one. According to a report published by the International Entrepreneurship Forum and Exhibition (IEFE) in 2018, Dubai currently stands 60th in the world, […]
Testing Labs
Smart Metering Laboratories
Today’s energy meter market is highly globalized, with manufacturers and users all over the world. Smart meters are critical components for both Distribution System Operators and energy users. They must keep accurately track of the energy exchanged between the system operators and users. Smart meter shall be accurate, reliable, and stable in all conditions for […]
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Smart Metering in Uzbekistan
​After the success of 2013 in Uzbekistan, CESI has been further selected by the company Uzbekenergo to provide specialist support as technical advisor to the project development of massive installation of digital meters. This new contract is integrated into a national project framework which involves the complete replacement of more than 5 million traditional metering […]
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A “Smart Strategy” Project in KSA
​CESI Middle East has been selected by the Electricity & Co-Generation Authority of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ECRA, to develop policies, specification requirements and an implementation plan for a smart metering and advanced metering infrastructure . This new mandate, which is the first kingdom-wide project of its kind to be undertaken in Saudi Arabia, […]
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Keynote for a “Smart” growth in Middle East
​ CESI will take part to the 2nd Annual Smart Grids and Smart Meters Summit in Abu Dhabi from October 8th to 9th an event organized by Fleming Gulf. “The Middle East electricity market is one that promises to grow at an accelerated pace over the next few years. With higher consumption rates coupled with ambitious […]
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Energy Transformation & Smart Cities
Matteo Codazzi, CEO of CESI, took part to the conference on “New frontiers: Strategies and regions reshaping the future of Energy, Utilities & Mining” that was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 12 to15 November 2012 and organized by the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). On the agenda there were debates on energy transformation and industries’ convergence, […]
Technical papers
Smart Grids: Preliminary MV Network Model using real time digitalsimulator and real devices in a closed loop control
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 should manage energy production and loads in a smart way, through appropriate communication systems and applications to be designed for the scope. Moving in this direction, Enel […]
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CESI to make Smart Metering a reality in Oman
Electricity Holding Company (Nama Group) has signed a contract with CESI Middle East  aiming to introduce ‘automated meter reading’ technology (AMR, also called smart -metering) for high value customers. The agreement with CESI Middle East was signed in the presence of senior executives from EHC’s subsidiaries. According to the agreement, CESI will help EHC and […]
Energy journal
Future grids