“Flexibility needs in the Nordic power system towards 2030” - Summary of HydroFlex Public Workshop 3 Introduction The third HydroFlex workshop took place on April 21, 2021. Due to covid-19 and travel restrictions, the event, which was planned to be arranged at Luleå Technical University (LTU), Sweden had to be converted to a digital [...]
European hydropower is important for the green deal This event led by HydroFlex(Horizon2020 project) in collaboration with XFLEX HYDRO and AFC4HYDRO, will present recent technological developments within European R&D projects along with environmental challenges and its mitigation and social acceptance. The event will mainly focus on: – how hydropower will be the enabler of more [...]
HydroFlex workshop: Flexibility needs in the Nordic power system towards 2030 The Nordic Power System is undergoing a significant change. This change is expected to continue in the next decade. Development of renewable power production has led to an increased share of intermittent or weakly dispatchable generation. Electrification in transport and industry will potentially [...]
Licentiate seminar - Roberto Felicetti (HydroFlex PhD candidate, Uppsala University) Roberto Felicetti is a PhD Candidate at the Division of Electricity of Uppsala University in Sweden. He has been conducting research under WP4 of HydroFlex. His Licentiate seminar will be conducted on Friday 12th of March at 10:00(CET) entitled "Voltage Transients in the Field Winding [...]
Highly flexible hydropower could prove beneficial for downstream ecosystems (LTU October 2020) - Anton Burman, PhD student, LTU A team of researchers at Luleå University of Technology has found that the influence on the riverine ecosystems downstream of a hydropower plant when the discharge is allowed to start and stop up to 60 times per [...]
Summary of the HydroFlex public workshop no 2 (webinars autumn 2020) Due to public health restrictions the planned public workshop had to be replaced by a series of digital events. The following report gives a brief summary of the content and discussions in the webinars. In a collaborative research project, it is important for researchers [...]
Autumn 2020 webinars available online To reduce the infection risk, the planned public workshop in Uppsala was replaced by four public webinars. These were also recorded and made available online. Below is the link to each of the webinars Date Title September 24, 2020 WP2 webinar: Hydropower in the European energy system: Future flexibility [...]
HydroFlex Internship Report on the evaluation of the hydraulic model for Nidelva This report presents the work of validating and researching the hydraulic model for Nidelva river developed for the HydroFlex project. The work has been carried out by Magnus Graf during his internship at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NTNU. [...]
Erik Tengs and Maria Rolstad Jordal from EDRMedeso present a framework for variable-speed Francis turbine design.
In HydroFlex webinar #3, HydroFlex researchers Ana Juárez and Antom Burman present Hydraulic Models in Nidelva and Ume rivers.