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08 . 06 . 2009
Stefano Malgarotti
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Analysis on the possible conversion of overhead lines from AC to DC
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 Distribuzione, built up a new […]
01 . 08 . 2008
Matteo Stori
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The new DTS for the italian transmission system disparcher: organization, architecture, tools and functionalities
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 of training and responsiveness to control room operators. In this framework, the role of a Dispatcher Training Simulator (DTS) is essential. Its purpose is to replicate, with a suitable […]
01 . 01 . 2008
Bruno Cova
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Impact of CO2 Reduction Targets on Transmission Capacity Expansion dictated by the Power Market Clearing: Application to the Italian and French Systems
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, in the EU a CO2 cap is assigned to each Member State (EUA: European Union Allowance) and a market for trading emission allowances (ETS) is presently in […]
01 . 01 . 2008
Stefano Malgarotti
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Experience of HVDC Interconnection Italy-France called “Piemonte-Savoie” Problems connected with EMF – ELF Study of interferences with other services in tunnel
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” about electromagnetic interferences with other services. The project has been jointly performed by TERNA and RTE and the studies have been made with the support of the Italian […]