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Master's project

Ancillary Market Strategies for the Interaction Between the Railway Network and the National Grid

Negin Sohrabkhani
EPFL – Lausanne | 18.02.2013 - 21.06.2013
For historical reasons, two independent power systems operate in Switzerland: the SwissGrid, and the Swiss Railway (SBB) grid. Although both operate... Read
Master's project

Distributed Real-Time Dynamic Security Assessment of Power Systems using Intelligent Techniques

Karthik Kumar
EPFL - Lausanne | 18.02.2013 - 28.06.2013
Loss of synchronization between power generating modules has a destabilizing effect on power grids – especially today, with power grids often... Read
Master's project

Renewable Energy Breakthrough into Refugee Camps

Hamed Ziade
UNHCR – Geneva | 18.02.2013 - 03.09.2013
Refugee camps are complex operations, often set in off-grid areas, that require thorough planning and complex infrastructure to guarantee the... Read
Master's project

Large-eddy simulation of turbine wake interactions in a large wind farm

Chang-Hung Chen
EPFL – Lausanne | 18.02.2013 - 21.06.2013
When wind-turbines are set up in large wind farms, down-wind turbines are driven by the turbulent wake of those up-wind, leading to significant... Read
Master's project

Prospective study of synergies between solar chimney power plants, atmospheric CO2 capture, and the valorization of CO2

Grégoire Virard
Social Business Assistants (SBA) – Lausanne | 18.02.2013 - 21.06.2013
Solar chimney power plants (SCPP) are one of the renewable energy technologies being developed to replace fossil fuels for electricity production.... Read
Master's project

Thermal performance evaluation of receiver for Linear Fresnel Concentrator (LFC) for a CSP-DSG system – design, implementation, and testing

Pranav Suresh Patel
CSEM-RAK – Ras al Khaimah (UAE) | 18.02.2013 - 16.08.2013
Concentrated solar power plants use sunlight to produce the superheated steam required to drive a conventional power cycle. In linear concentrator... Read
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The Impact of Distributed Generation on Energy Trading

Corina Stoenescu
BKW – Bern | 01.02.2013 - 30.06.2013
Power generation from locally available renewable sources is increasingly gaining attention and support, but the integration of these new sources of... Read