Monday 12 November 2012

08:00 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:10 Opening: Welcome and introduction, Thomas Ackermann

Session Chair: Thomas Ackermann (Energynautics, Germany)

09:10 - 10:30 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • PV Grid Integration. Technologies and Trends
    R. Teodorescu (Aalborg University, Denmark) SIW12-1_2
  • Grid Integration of Distributed PV-Generation in Germany
    B. Engel, B. Ernst, J. Jahn (SMA Solar Technology, Germany) SIW12-1_3
  • Experiences with Large-scale Integration of Solar Power into Spanish Power System
    A. Rivas, M. Sánchez, J. J. Peiró, M. de la Torre, T. Domínguez (REE, Spain) SIW12-57
  • Sub-Hourly Impacts of High Solar Penetrations in the Western United States
    D. Lew, G. Brinkman, A. Florita, M. Heaney, B.-M. Hodge, M. Hummon, E. Ibanez (NREL, USA), J. King (RePPAE, USA) SIW12-26

10:30 - 10:50 Discussions

10:50 - 11:10 Coffee Break

Session Chair: Simon Müller (IEA, France)

11:10 - 12:30 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Connecting The Sun: Competing in the Energy Sector - On the Road to Large Scale PV Grid Integration
    M. Rekinger, I. T. Theologitis, G. Masson (EPIA, Belgium), P. Kreutzkamp, K. De Brabandere, M. Croufer (3E, Belgium) SIW12-64
  • Techno-economic Analysis of Large-scale Integration of Solar Power Plants in the European Grid
    P. Tielens, H. Ergun, D. Van Hertem (KU Leuven, Belgium) SIW12-31
  • Large-Scale PV Grid Integration
    H. Martins Souza, M. do Carmo, Â. Rocha de Oliveira (CEFET-MG Leopoldina, Brazil), L. Willer de Oliveira (UFJF, Brazil), P. Ribeiro (TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands) SIW12-40
  • Benchmark Networks for Grid Integration Impact Studies of Large PV Plants
    B.-I. Craciun, T. Kerekes, D. Sera, R. Teodorescu (Aalborg University, Denmark), A. Timbus (ABB, Switzerland) SIW12-06

12:30 - 13:00 Discussions

Session Chair: Kirsten Orwig (NREL, USA)

11:10 - 12:40 Presentations (18 min. each):

  • SIPRESOLAR: Solar Power Forecasting System
    S. Fresnillo-Velasco, J. Díaz-García, J. R. Dorronsoro Ibero (Instituto de Ingeniería del Conocimiento, Spain), C. Rodríguez-Huidobro, M. García-Casado, P. Martín-Muñoz (REE, Spain) SIW12-12
  • Describing and Predicting Large Concentrating Solar Power Plants
    H.-P. Waldl (Overspeed, Germany) SIW12-66
  • Advancing Satellite-based Solar Power Forecasting through Integration of Infrared Channels for Automatic Detection of Coastal Marine Inversion Layer
    V. Kostylev, A. Kostylev, C. Carter, C. Mahoney, A. Pavlovski, T. Daye (Green Power Labs, Canada), D. Cormier, L. Fotland (San Diego Gas and Electric Co, USA) SIW12-63
  • Improved Solar Power Forecasting Using Cloud Assimilation into WRF
    P. Mathiesen (GL Garrad Hassan/University of California, USA), J. Parkes (GL Garrad Hassan, United Kingdom), C. Collier (GL Garrad Hassan, USA), L. Landberg (GL Garrad Hassan, Denmark), J. Kleissl (University of California, USA) SIW12-05
  • Using Analytical Expressions for the Location-Pair Correlation to Determine the Output Variability of a Solar Power Plant
    J. Widén (Uppsala University, Sweden) SIW12-44

12:40 - 13:00 Discussions

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session Chair: Charles Smith (UVIG, USA)

14:00 - 15:40 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Impacts of Reserve Methodology on Production Cost in High-penetration Renewable Scenarios
    G. Brinkman, D. Lew, M. Hummon, E. Ibanez, E. Ela, B.-M. Hodge (NREL, USA), SIW12-42
  • A Solar Reserve Methodology for Renewable Energy Integration Studies Based on Sub-hourly Variability Analysi
    E. Ibanez, G. Brinkman, M. Hummon, D. Lew (NREL, USA) SIW12-41
  • Sub-hour Solar Data for Power System Modelling from Static Spatial Variability Analysis
    M. Hummon, E. Ibanez, G. Brinkman, D. Lew (NREL, USA) SIW12-43
  • Hawaii Solar Integration Study: Solar Modelling Developments and Study Results
    R. Piwko (GE Energy, USA), L. Roose (Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, USA), K. Orwig (NREL, USA), M. Matsuura (Hawaiian Electric Company, USA), D. Corbus (NREL, USA), M. Schuerger (Energy Systems Consulting Services, USA) SIW12-37
  • A Statistical Characterization of Solar Photovoltaic Power Variability at Small Timescales
    S. Shedd, B.-M. Hodge, A. Florita, K. Orwig (NREL, USA) SIW12-23

15:40 - 16:00 Discussions

14:00 - 16:00 SESSION 3B: PV, STORAGE, AND DSM
Session Chair: Julio Usaola (University Carlos III, Spain)

14:00 - 15:40 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Sizing Energy Storage Systems to Make PV Tradable in the Iberian Electricity Market
    H. Beltrán, E. Perez, N. Aparicio, R. Vidal, E. Belenguer (University Jaume I, Spain), T. Piqueres (ESA, Spain) SIW12-08
  • Flywheel Sizing for the Secure Operation of an Isolated Network with a High Level of Variable Generation
    H. Vasconcelos, J. A. Peças Lopes (INESC Porto, Portugal) SIW12-09
  • Location of Energy Storage Units: Base-Load Generation Scenarios
    D. I. Doukas, A. Marinopoulos, P. Bakas (ABB Corporate Research, Sweden) SIW12-72
  • Control, Regulation and Storage Systems to Optimize the Integration of Solar Power
    M. Gascó (University of Alicante, Spain), A. Rios (European University, Spain) SIW12-16
  • Design and Implementation of a DSP Based Solar Converter for PV Systems
    E. Caliskan (TUBITAK - MAM, Turkey), O. Ustun (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey) SIW12-68

15:40 - 16:00 Discussions

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break

Session Chair: Bernd Weise (DIgSILENT, Germany)

16:30 - 18:15 Presentations (17 min. each):

  • Increasing the Hosting Capacity of Distribution Networks for Distributed Generation Utilizing Reactive Power Control - Potentials and Limits
    D. Mende, Y. T. Fawzy, D. Premm, S. Stevens (SMA Solar Technology, Germany) SIW12-39
  • Comprehensive Approach for Determining Distribution Network Hosting Capacity for Solar PV
    M. Rylander, J. Smith (EPRI, USA) SIW12-73
  • Maximum Penetration of Microgeneration Photovoltaic Panels in Distribution Network
    H. Morais, P. Faria, Z. Vale (GECAD Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal) SIW12-49
  • Assessment of PV and Wind Microgeneration's Impact in the Power Quality of Low and Medium Voltage Distribution Networks
    P. Bonifacio, S. Viana, L. Rodrigues, A. Estanqueiro (LNEG, Portugal) SIW12-27
  • Renewables Integration in Distribution Grids
    R. Kuwahata, B. Hasche, J. Boemer, K. Burges (Ecofys, Germany) SIW12-33

18:15 - 18:30 Discussions

Session Chair: Jörg Jahn (SMA Solar Technology, Germany)

16:30 - 18:12 Presentations (18 min. each):

  • Economic Evaluation of Grid Support from Photovoltaics: Methodology and Analysis
    C. Dierckxsens, K. De Brabandere, A. Woyte (3E, Belgium), W. Deprez (Infrax, Belgium) SIW12-29
  • Three-phase Unbalanced Load Flow Tool for Distribution Networks
    E. Demirok (Aalborg University, Denmark), S. B. Kjær (Danfoss Solar Inverters, Denmark), D. Sera, R. Teodorescu (Aalborg University, Denmark) SIW12-69
  • International Possibilities for Test and Verification of PV Power Plant Integration based on German Experiences
    S. Vieluf (GL Garrad Hassan, Germany), Z. Fan, T. Wehrend, M. Scholz, T. Gehlhaar (Germanischer Lloyd, Germany) SIW12-77
  • Coordinated Voltage Control and Minimization of Losses in Smart Grids Using a Fair Contribution of Reactive Powe
    M. Kolenc, I. Papic, B. Blazic (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) SIW12-04
  • Solar Power Management in Smart Grids with Storage Systems
    M. Gascó (University of Alicante, Spain), A. Rios (European University, Spain) SIW12-15
  • Development of a Cloud Model to Generate High-Frequency Solar Irradiance and Power Data
    M. Brower, P. Beaucage, J. Frank, J. Freedman (AWS Truepower, USA), J. Vidal (AWS Truepower, Spain) SIW12-48

18:12 - 18:30 Discussions

20:00 Solar Dinner


Tuesday 13 November 2012

Session Chair: Thomas Ackermann (Energynautics, Germany)

08:40 - 10:22 Presentations (17 min. each):

  • Comparison of a Three-Phase Single-Stage PV System in PSCAD and PowerFactory
    A. Samadi, R. Eriksson, D. Jose, F. Mahmood, L. Soder (KTH, Sweden) SIW12-21
  • Evaluation of Reactive Power Support Interactions Among PV Systems Using Sensitivity Analysis
    A. Samadi, R. Eriksson, L. Söder (KTH, Sweden) SIW12-46
  • Evaluating the Impact of PV Module Orientation on Grid Operation
    E. Tröster, J.-D. Schmidt (Energynautics, Germany) SIW12-76
  • The Economic Inefficiency of Grid Parity: The Case of German Photovoltaics in Scenarios until 2030
    C. Jägemann, S. Hagspiel, D. Lindenberger (EWI University of Cologne, Germany) SIW12-78
  • Cost-optimal Power System Extension Under Flow-based Market Coupling and High Shares of Photovoltaics
    S. Hagspiel, C. Jägemann, D. Lindenberger (EWI University of Cologne, Germany), S. Cherevatskiy, E. Tröster, T. Brown (Energynautics, Germany) SIW12-67
  • Determining the Maximum Feasible Amount of Photovoltaics in the European Transmission Grid with Optimal PV Utilization
    S. Cherevatskiy, E. Tröster (Energynautics, Germany) SIW12-75

10:22 - 10:40 Discussions

Session Chair: Mehrdad Ghandhari (Royal Institute of Technology/KTH, Sweden)

08:40 - 10:20 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Short-circuit Behaviour of Inverter Coupled Generators
    J. Jahn, V. Sakschewski (SMA Solar Technology, Germany) SIW12-35
  • Fault-Tolerant Topology of a Grid-Connected PV Inverter Coupled by a Scott Transformer
    T. D. Mai, J. Driesen (KULeuven, Belgium), Y. Cheng (VITO, Belgium) SIW12-07
  • Multidisciplinary Transformers Fault Analysis on a Large Solar Plant
    G. Cappai, L. Trevisan, B. Heinrich (Weidmann Electrical Technology, Switzerland) SIW12-19
  • Determination of PV Penetration in LV Networks Considering Stochastic Behavior of Loads and PVs
    S. Hashemi Toghroljerdi, G. Y. Yang, J. Østergaard (DTU, Denmark) SIW12-61
  • Stochastic Production of CSP Solar Plants for Generation Planning
    J. Usaola (Universidad Carlos III, Spain) SIW12-22

10:20 - 10:40 Discussions

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:15 SESSION 6A: MODELLING
Session Chair: TBA

11:00 - 12:00 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Development of a Solar Cell Model Using PSCAD
    S. Ramos (GECAD Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal), S. Pinto, J. Santana (IST Superior Technical Institute of Lisbon , Portugal) SIW12-56
  • Challenges and Obstacles of large-scale PV Inverter Simulation in MATLAB
    C. Scheefer, T.-D. Nguyen, T. Sellathurai, F. Kalverkamp, M. Meuser, B. Schowe-von der Brelie (FGH, Germany) SIW12-32
  • Modelling Real Solar Cell using PSCAD/MATLAB
    S. Ramos, M. Silva, F. Fernandes, Z. Vale (GECAD Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal) SIW12-36

12:00 - 12:15 Discussions

Session Chair: Henrik Bindner (DTU, Denmark)

11:00 - 12:00 Presentations (15 min. each):

  • Eskom's Network Planning Technical Strategy to Support Renewable Generation Integration to Eskom Networks
    M. Bello, R. Smit, (Eskom Holdings, South Africa) SIW12-14
  • PV-to-EV Schemes for Photovoltaic Integration and Power Balancing
    P. Lund, J. Lindgren, J. Mikkola (Aalto University, Finland) SIW12-65
  • Challenges of Deploying Renewables from the Sun: Assessment of the Current Regulatory and Market Scenario in the Southern Mediterranean
    D. Franzi (IMT Adavanced studies Lucca, Italy) SIW12-54
  • Power Challenges of Large Scale Research Infrastructures: the Square Kilometer Array and Solar Energy Integration
    D. Barbosa (University of Aveiro, Portugal), G. L. Márquez, V. Ruiz, M. Silva (Advanced Technological Centre Renewable Energies, Spain), L. Verdes-Montenegro, J. Santander-Vela (IAA-CSIC, Spain), D. Maia, S. Antón (CICGE, Portugal), A. van Ardenne (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), M. Vetter (Fraunhofer ISE, Germany), M. Kramer, R. Keller (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany), N. Pereira, V. Silva (Logica EM, Portugal) SIW12-1_1

12:00 - 12:15 Discussions

Session Chair: TBA

12:20 - 12:55 Podium discussions

  • Participants: Nicholas Miller (GE Energy, USA) et al.

12:55 - 13:00 Closing Remarks

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch


14:00 Start Wind Integration Workshop