ETIP SNET workshop

uGRIP project has been presented on ETIP SNET workshop which was held from 19. to 20. of September 2018. on Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. Workshop participants have also visited laboratories at the Department of Energy and Power Systems.


ERA-Net SES Family of Projects Event

Mateo Beus and Frederik Banis presented uGRIP at ERA-Net SES Family of Projects Event which was held from 17. to 19. of September 2018. at Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF in Magdeburg.


Workshop on Demand Response and Energy Storage Modeling

As a part of project uGRIP (microGrid Positioning) a workshop on Demand Response and Energy Storage Modeling was held at FER Zagreb on June 19th, 2018.

The following lectures took place:

Hrvoje Pandzic (FER, Zagreb) - Introduction to the uGRIP Project and the Workshop
Juan Miguel Morales Gonzalez (University of Malaga)-Predicting the Electricity Demand Response via Data-driven Inverse Optimization
Kenneth Bruninx (KU Leuven & EnergyVille)-Valuing Demand Response Controllability: a System and Aggregator Perspective
Salvador Pineda Morente (University of Malaga)-Chronological Time-Period Clustering for Optimal Capacity Expansion Planning With Storage
Hrvoje Pandzic (FER, Zagreb)-Accurate Battery Operation Modeling
Mateo Beus (FER, Zagreb)-Introduction and Demonstration of the Smart Grid Lab

Knowledge Community Meeting and Co-Creation "Regional Value Chains" Malmo

May 24 - May 25 the Knowledge Community Meeting and Co-Creation "Regional Value Chains" event took place in Malmo, Sweden. Frederik Banis from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) presented several aspects of the control efforts in the uGrip project: Combining Model Predictive Control (MPC) with Stochastic Programming (SP) approaches in order to improve the operational performance of lower/medium -voltage level sub-grids (Microgrids) with the goal to incorporate higher shares of renewable energy sources (RES) into the system.


Smart Grid Viewed from the Regional Cooperation Perspective

On the conference Smart Grid Viewed from the Regional Cooperation Perspective held on 28.11.2017. in the European Parliament Hrvoje Pandzic presented project uGRIP to members of European Commission, including representatives of ITRE Committee (Committee on Industry, Research and Energy) and INEA Agency (Innovation and Networks Executive Agency).


Smart Mediterraneo

Description of uGRIP project can be found in publication Smart Mediterraneo - Best practices, innovation and pilot projects in smart grid development in the Mediterranean region on pages 54-58.


12th SDEWES Conference - Dubrovnik, 4-8 October 2017

On 5th October 2017 Tomislav Capuder gave a presentation 'Assessing distributed multi-energy system capability to provide power system services' on a 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems.


Project meeting in Bucharest

The third meeting of the ERA-NET SG+ project uGRIP was held in Bucharest on June 7, 2017. As a part of the meeting representatives of all collaborating research institutions held a presentation about progress report that has been made so far.


Project uGRIP in the Media (3)

Energetika-net published an article on June 1, 2017 under the title "Projects that will induce development of the Croatian industry", presenting them from 29 May to 1 June 2017 through a Technical Opportunities Week (TOPweek) organized at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb. As a part of this event FER employees Ninoslav Holjevac and Vinko Lesic gave an overview of the research projects of two Departments ZVNE and ZARI, including uGRIP. More details about the article can be found at the following link Energetika-net


Project uGRIP in the Media (2)

In the issue of Jutarnji List on Sunday, 28 May 2017, Hrvoje Pandzic gave an interview "You can not work all your life in Croatia and be successful in science". The article emphasizes the importance of his scientific development abroad, which results are three projects, including uGRIP. More details can be found at the following link Jutarnji list


HO-CIRED workshop presentation

On 11th May 2017 Hrvoje Pandzic gave a technical presentation on a workshop organized jointly by HO-CIRED and IEEE PES Croatia in which some of the results of the uGRIP project were presented. Presentation can be found in the deliverables section


Project uGRIP in the Media (1)

Croatin daily news 'Jutarnji list' pusblished an article on April 26 in which uGRIP was mentioned as one of the relevant European projects for Croatian Power Utiliy. More details about the article can be found at the following link Jutarnji list


Presentation of uGRIP's project results

As a part of the seminar 'Integration of Renewable Energy Sources', which held at Antunovic Hotel, Zagreb on April 13, 2017, Hrvoje Pandzic gave a presentation 'Distributed Sources of Flexibility in Electricity Markets' where he presented some findings of the uGRIP project. Seminar details can be found at the following link http://www.em.com.hr/obnovljivi_izvori/program


uGRIP project meeting

The second meeting of the ERA-NET SG+ project uGRIP was held at OFFIS Oldenburg on 15-16 February 2017.

The following lectures took place:

Florian Schloegl (OFFIS) - Introduction to mosaik
Hrvoje Pandzic (FER, Zagreb) - Micrgrid Operation Optimization
Mateo Beus (FER, Zagreb) - Electricity Markets in New Evironment
Ivan Pavic (FER, Zagreb) - Distribution System Operation in New Environment

uGRIP project presentation

The uGRIP project presentation was held at Croatian Power Utility premises on November 4, 2016. As a part of that presentation the concept of local electricity market on distribution level was introduced.


Workshop: Mathematical Modeling in Power Systems

As a part of projects SIREN (Smart Integration of RENewables) and uGRIP (microGrid Positioning) a workshop on Mathematical Modeling in Power Systems was held at FER Zagreb on 28-29 June 2016.

The following lectures took place:

Fabio D'Andreagiovanni (Zuse Institute Berlin) - Multiband Robust Optimization: Theory and Applications
Hrvoje Pandzic (FER, Zagreb) - Uncertainty in Unit Commitment Models
Fabio D'Andreagiovanni (Zuse Institute Berlin) - Zero-price Energy Offering by (Multiband) Robust Optimization
Matija Zidar (FER, Zagreb) - Optimal planning and operation of active distribution networks with energy storage systems

uGRIP project kick-off meeting

A kick-off meeting of the ERA-Net project uGrip was held in Zagreb on 29 August - 2 September 2016 where main project outlines and goals were agreed on. The meeting was facilitated by assis. prof. H. Pandzic resulting in an agreement on main project outlines and goals. The meeting focused on defining and understanding the project goals and deliverables. As a part of the meeting representatives of all collaborating research institutions held a presentation about their institution.