Monday, 21 October 2013

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 Positioning as a Major Player in the Electricity Sector - Market and Technology Trends
    F. Thies (EPIA, Belgium) SIW13-1045
  • Large Scale PV Connecting to the Grid - UK Perspective
    J. Roy (juwi Renewable Energies Limited, United Kingdom)
  • PV Evolution and Coming Challenges from a German TSO Perspective
    A. J. Gesino (TenneT TSO, Germany)
  • Italian experience with PV integration
    R. Lama (Enel Distribution, Italy)

10:30 - 10:50 Discussions

10:50 - 11:20 Coffee Break & Poster Session

11:20 - 13:00 SESSION 2A: Experiences with Large-Scale Integration of Solar Power into Power Systems
Session Chair: Charles Smith (UVIG, USA)

11:20 - 12:40 Presentations (16 min. each):

  • Evaluation of Technical Solutions for a Large Scale Integration of PV in European Distribution Grids
    M. Vandenbergh, V. Helmbrecht, D. Craciun (DERlab, Germany), H. Loew (BSW, Germany), R. Lama (Enel Distribution, Italy), R. Hermes (RWE Deutschland, Germany), M. Rekinger, G. Concas (EPIA, Belgium), P. M. Sonvilla (Eclareon, Germany) SIW13-1035
  • Inverter-Based Voltage Control with Reactive Power: Large-Scale Deployment Results
    C. Dierckxsens, K. De Brabandere, O. Gammoh,(3E, Belgium), B. Bletterie (AIT, Austria), W. Deprez (Infrax, Belgium), Y. T. Fawzy (SMA Solar Technology, Germany), B. Uljanić, B. Blažič, (University of Ljubljana , Slovenia), A. Woyte (3E, Belgium) SIW13-1026
  • Examining the Development of Non-Controllable Photovoltaic and Decentralized Generation Capacity in the Context of Balancing the German Power System
    K. Burges, M. Doering, R. Kuwahata, G. Papaefthymiou, (Ecofys Germany, Germany) SIW13-1089
  • Solar Power and the Future of the Grid
    A. Galiteva (Renewables 100 Policy Institute, USA) SIW13-1051
  • Costs and Benefits of Fossil-Fueled Plant Flexibility
    D. Lew, G. Brinkman, G. Stark (NREL, USA), G. Jordan, S. Venkataraman (GE Energy, USA), N. Kumar, S. Lefton (Intertek-APTECH, USA) SIW13-1047

12:40 - 13:00 Discussions

11:20 - 13:00 SESSION 2B: Solar Power and Storage
Session Chair: Julio Usaola (Universidad Carlos III, Spain)

11:20 - 12:40 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Evaluating the Benefits of Storage in Low Voltage Distribution Systems with High PV Penetration
    J.-D. Schmidt, E. Tröster (Energynautics, Germany) SIW13-1093
  • Domestic Photovoltaic Systems, Battery Storage, and the Economic Impact of Time-of-use Electricity Pricing
    E. McKenna, M. Thomson (Loughborough University, United Kingdom) SIW13-1010
  • Increasing the Share of PV by a Factor of 2-3 over the Self-use Limit Through Urban Electricity-to-thermal Conversion Schemes
    P. Lund, J. Mikkola (Aalto University, Finland) SIW13-1046
  • Modeling Concentrating Solar Power with Thermal Energy Storage for Integration Studies
    M. Hummon, P. Denholm, J. Jorgenson, M. Mehos (NREL, USA) SIW13-1037

12:40 - 13:00 Discussions

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:40 SESSION 3A: PV and Distribution Grids
Session Chair: Jens Bömer (Ecofys, Germany)

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

  • The Impact of Low Voltage Disconnection of Distributed PV on Bulk Electricity System Reliability
    A. Tuohy, A. Gaikwad, J. Taylor, D. Brooks (Electric Power Research Institute, USA) SIW13-1030
  • Meeting Utility Step Voltage Change Requirements by Providing Precise Voltage Control for a PV Plant on a Distribution Feeder
    J. Diaz de Leon II (AMSC, USA), B. L. Agrawal (Arizona Public Service, USA) SIW13-1012
  • Quasi Steady-State Modelling of Low-Voltage Connected Photovoltaic Systems for Analysing Distribution Feeder Behaviour During Faults
    B. G. Rawn (KU Leuven, Belgium), S. Torres Romo (Prolec GE, Mexico), M Gibescu, M. van der Meijden (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands) SIW13-1063
  • Probabilistic Tool Based on Smart Meters Data to Evaluate the Impact of Distributed Photovoltaic Generation on Voltage Profiles in LV Grids
    V. Klonari , F. Vallée (University of Mons, Belgium), O. Durieux (ORES, Belgium), J. Lobry (University of Mons, Belgium) SIW13-1004

15:20 - 15:40 Discussions

14:00 - 15:40 SESSION 3B: Power System Operation Issues
Session Chair: Helge Urdal (National Grid/now with Urdal Power Solutions, United Kingdom)

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

  • Pool of Photovoltaic Systems Delivering Control Reserve
    M. Jansen, M. Speckmann (Fraunhofer IWES, Germany), A. von Harpe, M. Hahler (Enerparc, Germany) SIW13-1000
  • Primary Frequency Control through Grid Connected Photovoltaic Active Generator
    A. N. Azmi, M. Kolhe (University of Agder, Norway) SIW13-1077
  • PV Generation Capacity Reserve for Intermittency Mitigation and Revenue Maximization
    K. Papastergiou (Formerly ABB Corporate Research, Sweden), N. Efkarpidis (ABB Corporate Research, Sweden) SIW13-1042
  • Active Power Reserves Evaluation in Large Scale PVPPs
    B.-I. Craciun, T. Kerekes, D. Sera, R. Teodorescu (Aalborg University, Denmark), U. D. Annakkage (University of Manitoba, Canada) SIW13-1078

15:20 - 15:40 Discussions

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session

16:00 - 17:20 SESSION 4A: PV and Smart Grids
Session Chair: Nis Martensen (Energynautics, Germany)

16:00 - 17:00 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • Active Distribution System Management
    J. Alvarez Fernandez (Eurelectric, Belgium), J. Tello Guijarro (Gas Natural Fenosa, Spain), P. Mandatova (Eurelectric, Belgium), D. Trebolle (Gas Natural Fenosa, Spain) SIW13-1091
  • Assessing the Potential Role of Large-Scale PV Generation and Electric Vehicles in Future Low-Carbon Electricity Industries
    P. Vithayasrichareon, G. Mills, I MacGill (University of New South Wales, Australia) SIW13-1058
  • A New Measurement Technology for Solar Integration from the U.S.A. ARPA-E Program
    A. McEachern (Power Standards Lab, USA) SIW13-1076

17:00 - 17:20 Discussions

16:00 - 17:20 SESSION 4B: Solar Forecasting I
Session Chair: Manoël Rekinger (EPIA, Belgium)

16:00 - 17:05 Presentations (16 min. each):

  • Synthetic High-Frequency Solar Photovoltaic Data to Meet Grid Compliance
    J. D. Frank, P. Beaucage, M. C. Brower, M. Grammatico (AWS Truepower, United States) SIW13-1088
  • Downscaling Solar Power Output to 4-Seconds for Use in Integration Studies
    M. Hummon, A. Weekley, K. Searight, K. Clark (NREL, USA) SIW13-1038
  • PV Forecasting Confidence Intervals for Reserve Planning and System Operation
    P. Kreutzkamp, O. Gammoh, K. De Brabandere (3E, Belgium), M. Rekinger (EPIA, Belgium) SIW13-1034
  • Cross-Correlation of Photovoltaic Output Fluctuation in Power System Operation for Large-Scale Photovoltaic Integration
    Y. Ikeda (Kyoto University, Japan), K. Ogimoto (University of Tokyo, Japan) SIW13-1023

17:05 - 17:20 Discussions


19:00 Solar Workshop Conference Dinner


Tuesday, 22 October 2013

08:00 - 09:40 SESSION 5A: International Market Issues
Session Chair: Eoghan J. McKenna (Loughborough University, United Kingdom)

08:00 - 09:20 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • The Market Value of Solar PV
    L. Hirth (Vattenfall, Germany) SIW13-1066
  • Solar Integration in Australia's Electricity Market
    J. Gilmore, B. Vanderwaal, I. Rose (ROAM Consulting, Australia) SIW13-1021
  • 100% Renewables in Australia - Will a Capacity Market be Required?
    J. Riesz, I. MacGill (University of New south Wales, Australia) SIW13-1020
  • Optimized Residential Loads Scheduling Based on Dynamic Pricing of Electricity: A Simulation Study
    C. Ogwumike, A. Modibbo, M. Denai (Teesside University, United Kingdom) SIW13-1069

09:20 - 09:40 Discussions

08:00 - 09:40 SESSION 5B: PV Modelling
Session Chair: Bernd Weise (DIgSILENT, Germany)

08:00 - 09:20 Presentations (20 min. each):

  • PV Modeling for Generation Adequacy Studies
    J. Usaola, V. Ramirez-Jusdado (Universidad Carlos III, Spain), T. Gafurov, M. Prodanovic (IMDEA Energy, Spain) SIW13-1014
  • Measurement Based PV Inverter Modelling and Verification
    Z. Fan, T. Gehlhaar (Germanischer Lloyd, Germany), J. Huang, M. Liu (CEPRI, China) SIW13-1001
  • Technical Assessment of On-Load Tap-Changers in Flemish LV Distribution Grids
    N. Efkarpidis, C. Gonzalez, T. Wijnhoven, D. Van Dommelen, T. De Rybel, J. Driesen (KU Leuven, Belgium) SIW13-1013
  • Variability Analysis and Cycling Impacts of Solar PV in the Southwest USA
    A. Tuohy, E. Lannoye (EPRI, Ireland), C. Hansen (Sandia National Laboratories, USA), N. Troy (Electroroute Market Access, Ireland) SIW13-1027

09:20 - 09:40 Discussions

09:40 - 09:50 Morning Break

09:50 - 11:00 SESSION 6A: Solar Forecasting II
Session Chair: Marissa Hummon (NREL, USA)

09:50 - 10:40 Presentations (16 min. each):

  • Metric Development for Evaluating the Accuracy of Solar Power Forecasting
    J. Zhang, B.-M. Hodge, A. Florita (NREL, USA), S. Lu, H. F. Hamann (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA), V. Banunarayanan (U.S. Department of Energy) SIW13-1036
  • Towards a Multi-time-scale Integrated Solar Forecast System
    P. Beaucage, J. D. Freedman (AWS Truepower, USA), J. Zack (MESO, USA), J. Kleissl, B. Urquhart, I. Gohari (UC San Diego, USA), A. Kankiewicz (Clean Power Research, USA) SIW13-1075
  • Farm-scale Operational Solar Power Forecasting: Assessment of Hybrid Physical and Numerical Forecasting Methodologies
    S. Siblot, B. Graff, A. Falgon, A. Ben Daoud, G. Bontron (Compagnie Nationale du Rhône, France) SIW13-1056

10:40 - 11:00 Discussions

09:50 - 11:00 SESSION 6B: Future European Power System with a High Share of Renewables
Session Chair: Phil Lawton (Nationalgrid, United Kingdom)

09:50 - 10:40 Presentations (16 min. each):

  • Overview Over the Regulatory Approaches for the Integration of Solar Power in Europe
    D. Fouquet, J. V. Nysten (Becker Büttner Held, Belgium) SIW13-1008
  • Quantifying the Cost of Integrating Photovoltaics into the Future European Union Electricity System
    D. Pudjianto, P. Djapic, G. Strbac (Imperial College London, United Kingdom) SIW13-1040
  • Transmission Network Loading in Europe with High Shares of Renewables
    T. Brown (Energynautics, Germany) SIW13-1094

10:40 - 11:00 Discussions

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

Session Chair: Charles Smith (UVIG, USA)

11:30 - 12:10 Podium Discussion

  • Topic: What evolutionary changes are needed to system planning, system design and system operation practices to integrate 20 % electricity from PV in the future? What active role can PV plants play?
  • Participants: Antje Orths (, Denmark), Manoël Rekinger (EPIA, Belgium), Aidan Tuohy (Electric Power Research Institute, USA), Jens Bömer (Ecofys, Germany / Delft University of Technology, Netherlands), Nicholas Miller (GE Energy, USA)

12:10 - 12:15 Closing Remarks

12:15 - 13:15 Lunch


13:00 Start of the Wind Integration Workshop

13:00 Start of the First European PV GRID Forum PV Grid Logo


  • Development of a Tool for Prediction of the PV Electricity Production Based on Optical-thermal Model
    G. Caruso (Altran Research, France), V. Bourdin (LIMSI-CNRS, France), P. Hoang, V. Archambault (Altran Research, France) SIW13-1007
  • Analysis of Correlation Between Wind Generation and Potential PV Generation in Northern Poland
    M. Bajor (Institute of Power Engineering Gdansk, Poland) SIW13-1022
  • A Demonstrative Example of Photovoltaic Integration into Industrial Parks: Enering European Project
    A. Molina-García (Polytechnical University of Cartagena, Spain), J. M. Paredes (Technologic Centre for Energy and Environment, Spain), T. García-Egea (Catholic University San Antonio, Spain), R. Martinez-Sánchez (External technical consultant - COII Region of Murcia, Spain)) SIW13-1025
  • A Solar and Wind Integrated Forecast Tool (SWIFT) Designed for the Management of Renewable Energy Variability on Island Grid Systems
    J. Zack, J. Freedman (AWS Truepower, USA), D. Nakafuji (Hawaiian Electric Company, USA) SIW13-1032
  • Power Flow Efficiency of a DC Distribution Grid - A test case with a High Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources in Different Operational Modes
    T. D. Mai, J. Tant, J. Driesen (KU Leuven, Belgium) SIW13-1043
  • Study on Gray-box Modelling and Parameter Identification of Grid-connected PV Inverter
    L.-N. Qu (China Electric Power Research Institute CEPRI, China), L. Yin (Ningxia Electric Power Company, China), M.-M. Sun (China Electric Power Research Institute CEPRI, China), R.-Y. Huang (Ningxia Electric Power Company, China) SIW13-1044
  • Customer Behavior Model for Load Adjustment and Tariff Forming
    S. Pflugradt, A. Arnoldt, O. Warweg, P. Bretschneider (Fraunhofer IOSB-AST, Germany) SIW13-1062
  • Statistical Assessment of the Impact of the Power Dependence Structure on the ESS Requirements of Islanded Microgrids
    G. Díaz, J. Coto, J. Gómez-Aleixandre, A. Diez (University of Oviedo, Spain) SIW13-1070
  • Opportunities for Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems in Swedish Multi-family Housing
    N. Sommerfeldt (KTH, Sweden) SIW13-1074
  • Response of Low Voltage Networks with High Penetration of Photovoltaic Systems to Transmission Network Faults
    J. C. Boemer, K. Skaloumpakas, M. Gibescu, M. A.M.M. van der Meijden (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands), W. L. Kling (Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands) SIW13-1081
  • Lead-acid Battery Degradation Mechanisms in PV Systems
    W. Merrouche (CDER, Algeria), M. Kasser (ENP, Algeria), M. Trari (USTHB, Algeria), N. Achaibou, B. Bouzidi (CDER, Algeria) SIW13-1082
  • Decoupling and Control of Real and Reactive Power in Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power System
    T. Allaoui (University of Tiaret, Algeria), M. Denai (Teesside University, United Kingdom) SIW13-1083
  • Assumptions and Approximations Typically Applied in Modelling LV Networks with high Penetrations of Low Carbon Technologies
    A. J. Urquhart, M. Thomson (Loughborough University, United Kingdom) SIW13-1092