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22 . 04 . 2016
System Adequacy and Market Modelling
The Electric Power System has a very important role for the economic development and welfare and is at the heart of a sustainable way to use energy. It is the largest machine ever been engineered: in Italy 60 thousand kilometers of transmission power lines – one and half time the circumference of the Earth – […]
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30 . 03 . 2016
Highlight – N° 72
Technical entrepreneurship Early January I attended a presentation of an INSEAD professor, who had been advising Elon Musk on his innovation processes. The professor told us that Mr. Musk never hires MBAs and does not prefer experienced managers as these kinds of people are all trained on minimizing organizational risks so that the likelihood of […]
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01 . 03 . 2016
Highlight – N° 71
Queen Máxima High-Power Laboratory In Early October it already felt like the festive season had started, when KEMA celebrated its 90th birthday in Amsterdam, with a small conference with customers and other stakeholders. We officially opened the extension of our lab, renaming our short-circuit lab “Queen Máxima High-Power Laboratory” with full permission of her Majesty […]
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21 . 01 . 2016
HV tests for on-site cable diagnostic
Energy utilities need on-site AC high-voltage acceptance tests on their cable systems and switchgear, in order to ensure the quality of their transmission systems; such tests need to be performed on site with special equipment as well as remarkable measurement technology and diagnosis at voltages of up to 500 kV. Complete acceptance tests such as […]
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18 . 12 . 2015
Water quality trading
​On the international scene, USA area has undertook the first experience about the program exchange of credits in water quality mode can-and-trade in 2009. Now 32 States have established “trading programs” and/or “state policies” on the matter and no. 2 “inter-state trading  projects”. Outside of the United States are currently reported N. 9 “trading programs”, […]
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08 . 11 . 2015
High RES penetration impact on Operations
​The development of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) is rapidly growing worldwide and they will play an increasingly important role in electricity power systems in the coming years. The majority of this is expected to be from Variable Non-Synchronous Renewable (VNSR) generation sources. According to the 2020 targets, significant volumes of VNSR generation are estimated across […]
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