Test Protocols for Advanced Interoperability Functions of DER

To serve a basis for international certification standards for several of the functions defined in IEC 61850-90-7, under the leadership of Sandia National Laboratories several SIRFN participants across the U.S., Europe and Asia have exercised and evaluated the protocols to compare results across different grid environments.

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Smart Grid Modelling

Under the leadership of Brookhaven National Laboratory (U.S.), SIRFN has developed an online platform for a model-centric approach to smart grids. The results could be used, for example, for analysis of alternative smart grid investments.

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Power Systems Testing

Under the leadership of Fraunhofer IWES (Germany), SIRFN participants are working together to define the appropriate laboratory infrastructure and testing requirements for a systems-level testing approach.

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Advanced Laboratory Testing Methods

Under the leadership of the Austrian Institute of Technology, SIRFN participants aim to jointly evaluate novel simulation techniques, such as real time simulation (PHIL, CHIL, etc.)

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