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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 ‘prosumer’) […]
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 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 […]
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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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 […]
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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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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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CESI acquires an important project in Uzbekistan
​ CESI wins an international tender among more than 20 consultancy firms CESI has been selected by Uzbekenergo as technical advisor for the development of a Smart Metering installation project in Uzbekistan. The metering infrastructure , financed by the Asian Development Bank, forecasts 1 million smart meters as a first step of installation at households […]
Engineering Consulting
Construction & Commissioning Supervision
CESI has decades of experience in managing complex projects with multiple contractors where the manufacturing, supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of the system must be carried out in accordance with contractual conditions, design documents, applicable codes, standards, time scheduling and other contract requirements . Whether the development concerns power plants, industrial plants, testing laboratories, transmission […]
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 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 […]
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CESI AT THE FMGM 2018
Rio De Janeiro 17-20July 2018 – CESI is attending the 10th International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics in Brazil. The event covers innovative topics and will give those interested in instrumentation and measurements an opportunity to meet to exchange ideas, experiences and, above all, to strength the concept relating to field performance measurements. At […]
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Technology to build and operate Supergrid is available today
​As announced at the inaugural conference Supergrid 2012 on 21 March, FOSG has released a roadmap on the technological challenges for Supergrid. There are no technology show-stoppers to the development of a European Supergrid. For visionary long term planning the availability of key VSC-Grid technologies, such as control and protection methods, main circuit design, grid […]
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Cyber Security for the electricity sector
​ Like many other systems of systems (SoS), the electric grid is facing challenges as devices originally intended to be either standalone or locally networked are now being connected to both advanced management systems and to non-operational systems with exposure to the Internet. Generation, transmission and distribution systems which were previously connected to control centers […]
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Supergrid VS distributed generation
Super Grid, Smart Grid, Renewable Energy Sources, Distributed Generation and other fashion concepts can be astonishing when they are put together and not clearly harmonized. In fact they only apparently, but not really, imply opposite visions of the future power system. Distributed Generation (DG) has been associated, at first, with a “small scale” concept of […]
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The WFES 2012 and a new branch: two important happenings in the future of CESI
​The 5th edition of WFES 2012 (16 – 19 January) will be held in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), United Arab Emirates. Hosted by Masdar, WFES promotes innovation and investment opportunities surrounding renewable energy and environment. This year WFES will bring together more than 150 eminent thought leaders to reveal the latest innovations and […]
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CESI Middle East FZE
CESI Middle East FZE, headquartered in Dubai UAE and with Branch and project offices all over the Gulf region, is a leading local technical consulting and engineering company with more than nine  years of localized experience providing testing and certification services to the electromechanical industry as well as consulting and engineering services to the energy […]
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CESI CEO SPEAKER AT THE ENERGY FORUM
Milan, November 15, 2018 – CESI will attend the Energy Forum, organized  by The Adam Smith Society in collaboration with “Il Festival della Luce”. The Forum will deal with the most important trends in the energy sector. In this respect, CESI CEO Matteo Codazzi will make a speech on some of these trends: from the […]
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The best network: no network
The electric power system is the most meaningful example of a “system”, made by components that are connected together to interact. In comparison with other systems, such as internet, highways, railways, natural gas Infrastructures , the electric system is the most coupled one, namely any event can affect all the other elements of the network, […]
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CESI at FOREN 2012
The Romanian WEC (World Energy Council) National Committee has organized together with the WEC London Central Office the “Central and Eastern Europe Energy Forum” – FOREN 2012, 11th edition, held in Neptun from June 17 to 21 June 2012 with the participation of about 800 delegates. The main sessions have dealt with: A. Regional integration […]