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"We are a global and independent R&D Center, with strategic thinking and a Multicultural DNA, innovating for a smart, clean, efficient and sustainable energy system."


The R&D Center's works shall be pursued through three interdependent acting vectors:

• Research, development, innovation and demonstration in the power transmission area;

• Consulting services in the scope of R&D activities;

• Education and training services.


Projects

Grid4Energy PROJECT (Oct/2023 - Jun/2024)

Reception capacity available at the transmission network level in the medium and long term

WeForming PROJECT (Oct/2023 - Sep/2026)

Buildings as Efficient Interoperable Formers of Clean Energy Ecosystems

Aggregation PROJECT (Nov/2022 - Dec/2024)

Research on key Technologies of Distributed Flexible Regulation Resources Aggregation and Simulation

V2Grid PROJECT (Nov/2022 - Dec/2024)

Analysis of the impact of the interaction of electric vehicles to support electricity networks in a context of high penetration of RES

PRR – Next Generation Storage PROJECT (Nov/2022 - Dec/2025)

Enhance the battery sector in Portugal by bringing innovations across the value-chain.

SYNERGY – INTERCAST PROJECT (Jul/2022 - Mar/2023)

INTERCAST - TSO/DSO/Consumer INTERface energy flow foreCAST

ENERSHARE PROJECT (Jul/2022 - Jun/2025)

Develop and demonstrate a European Common Energy Data Space which will deploy ‘intra-electricity’, ‘intra-energy’ and ‘cross-sector’ (or beyond-energy) services. Data Space; Energy Services; Cross-Sector (beyond Energy) Services.

GREENPORT PROJECT (Nov/2021 - Dec/2023)

Key technologies for Shore Power Supply and Operation Optimization Based on the Low-carbon Operation Mode of European Green Ports

Prot4HiRES PROJECT (Nov/2021 - Oct/2023)

Analysis of the impact of the high penetration of renewable sources on the performance of protection systems for transmission grids

FEVER “EV STORAGE” PROJECT [Oct/2021 – Oct/2023]

Research on EV, EVCS, BESS and distributed RES impact in distribution networks taking into considering the reality in Portugal and Europe

BD4NRG PROJECT [Jan/2021 – Dec/2023]

Big Data for Next Generation Energy

I-NERGY PROJECT [Jan/2021 – Dec/2023]

Artificial Intelligence for Next Generation Energy

RESUCIDEMO PROJECT [Jan/2021 – Sep/2022]

Demonstration of the RESUCI satellite-based services to support resilient and sustainable critical Infrastructures

MarCo PROJECT [Nov/2020 - Jul/2022]

Research on the Key Technologies of the European Electricity Market Coupling

OneNET PROJECT [Oct/2020 - Mar/2024]

TSO - DSO - Consumer: Large-scale demonstration of innovative grid services

UltraFOR PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Oct/2021]

Improve the very short-term forecast for solar PV

Wind Forecasting PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Oct/2022]

Improve the short-term forecast for wind power using multi-source data

High Speed Carrier PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Oct/2021]

Testing and Validation of MF High Speed Carrier Communication Standard Technology for Energy Internet (PLC)

Integrated Energy Systems PROJECT [Jan/2020 - Nov/2022]

Novel Integrated Energy System considering Cross-border Interconnection

FleXunity PROJECT [Oct/2019 - May/2022]

FleXunity – Scaling-up Power Flexible Communities business models empowered by Blockchain and AI

INTERPRETER PROJECT [Oct/2019 - Oct/2022]

INTERPRETER - Interoperable tools for an efficient management and effective planning of the electricity grid.

FlexPlan PROJECT [Oct/2019 - Mar/2023]

FlexPlan - Advanced methodology and tools taking advantage of storage and FLEXibility in transmission and distribution grid PLANning

INTERRFACE PROJECT [Jan/2019 - Dec/2022]

INTERRFACE - "TSO-DSO Consumer INTERFACE aRchitecture to provide innovative grid services for an efficient power system"

GIFT PROJECT [Jan/2019 - Dec/2022]

GIFT – Geographical Islands Flexibility

RESUCI PROJECT [Nov/2018 - Aug/2019]

RESUCI – Space-based services to support REsilient and SUstainable Critical Infrastructures

OPTIGRID PROJECT [Oct/2018 - Sep/2022]

OPTIGRID – Methodology for the Dynamic Line Rating Analysis and Optimal Management of Power Networks

OSMOSE PROJECT [Jan/2018 - Apr/2022]

OSMOSE - Optimal System-Mix of Flexibility Solutions for European Electricity

ARCWIND PROJECT [Nov/2017 - Apr/2022]

ARCWIND (Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region) aims to contribute to the transaction from fixed to floating wind platform systems for use in deep water and more exposed sites in the Atlantic Area by: the assessment of wind energy potential with a regional atmospheric model and remote sensed data; the study of different types of floating high power wind turbines numerically and experimentally; case studies of farms will be considered for cost assessment, logistics and maintenance planning as well as risk assessment.

FLEXITRANSTORE PROJECT [Nov/2017 - Apr/2022]

FLEXITRANSTORE (An Integrated Platform for Increased FLEXIbility in smart TRANSmission grids with STORage Entities and large penetration of Renewable Energy Sources) aims to contribute to the evolution towards a pan-European transmission network with high flexibility and high interconnection levels.

SIMMRES PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Aug/2019]

Study on the impact of market mechanism to renewables consumption

TDX-ASSIST PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Oct/2020]

Coordination of Transmission and Distribution data eXchanges for renewables integration in the European marketplace through Advanced, Scalable and Secure ICT Systems and Tools

GRID4RES PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Aug/2019]

Stability Study on Grids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Sources

RESFOR PROJECT [Oct/2017 - Aug/2019]

Renewable Energy Power Forecasting Model Research and Prediction Results Analysis

BIGDATAOCEAN PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2019]

Exploiting oceans of data for maritime applications

SMART SUBSTATION TESTING AND IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2021]

Building the Smart Substation of the Future

RENEWABLE INTEGRATION TOOLS PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2019]

Integration of renewable energy sources in the electricity grid

Global Energy Interconnection PROJECT [Jan/2017 - Dec/2017]

Study of the energy interconnections in the Mediterranean region

ISSWINDemo Project [Mar/2016 - Mar/2018]

Integrated supporting services for the wind power industry

SMARTNET PROJECT [Jan/2016 - Dec/2016]

Improving the coordination between Transmission and Distribution Grids

SusCity PROJECT [Jan/2015 - Jun/208]

Urban data driven models for creative and resourceful urban transitions

Renewable Energy Dispatch Tools PROJECT [Jul/2013 - Dec/2016]

Renewable Energy Dispatch Tools

Power system simulation PROJECT [Jan/2013 - Dec/2016]

Power System Simulation

Energy Storage Planning PROJECT [Jan/2013 - Apr/2016]

Multi-Attribute Energy Storage Planning

Substation of the Future PROJECT [Jan/2013 - Dec/2016]

Substation of the Future

Press release

February 16, 2024
R&D NESTER IN HEDGE-IoT PROJECT TO DIGITIZE THE ENERGY SYSTEM VIA IoT SOLUTIONS
February 14, 2024
R&D Nester: Successful Transition of RDI Certification to the New Standard NP4457: 2021
February 14, 2024
EMPOWERING THE ENERGY STORAGE SECTOR IN PORTUGAL - R&D NESTER AT THE 1ST PLENARY MEETING OF THE NEW GENERATION STORAGE (NGS) PROJECT
February 08, 2024
ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS PLANNING – IMPACT & CHALLENGES FOR BOTH NETWORK OPERATOR AND PROMOTER
February 08, 2024
ENERGY DATA SPACES: CURRENT RESULTS OF THE EUROPEAN ENERSHARE PROJECT
January 04, 2024
“DER AGGREGATION AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MARKET INTEGRATION” – A DATA-DRIVEN APPROACH BY R&D NESTER
December 15, 2023
R&D NESTER AT THE FOREFRONT OF TRANSFORMING ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDINGS
December 15, 2023
REAL.TIME SIMULATION - R&D NESTER AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND TECHNICAL VISIT HOST IN RT23’S OPAL-RT EVENT
December 14, 2023
DEPLOYMENT AND SIZING OF EV CHARGING STATIONS CLUSTERS
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