Measurement campaign at a small wind turbine system
20. August 2015
Online-lecture: Project planning of PV-hybrid power plants (‘Fuelsaver’)
21. August 2015

open_eGo: open electricity Grid optimization

Planning Tool - to determine the optimal network and storage development in Germany - integrated into an OpenEnergy-Platform

Project period: 01.08.2015 - 31.08.2018

Development of a holistic grid planning tool as an integral part of an open energy modelling platform aiming at the determination of an optimal grid and storage expansion in Germany.

The project open_ego aims at developing a transparent, inter-grid-level operating grid planning tool to investigate economically viable grid expansion scenarios, considering alternative flexibility options such as storages or redispatch. The tool is developed on a public virtual research platform which is developed in context of this project as well. This research platform is intended to serve stakeholders as a component of participation in the process of the Energy Transition.

Further information on the Open_eGo Project can be found on the project website

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Funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in context of the funding initiative „Optimization of the Energy Supply System“ (Funding ID: 0325881B)

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30. 10. 2018: Final Workshop of the open_eGo Project | Berlin

10. – 12. 09. 2018 | Open_eGo presents the paper "The role of the high voltage power level in future power systems and their modelling" at the International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies | Sevilla

12. – 15. 06. 2018 | Open_eGo presents the "Computational efficient Integration of Flexibility Options in Large Scale Energy System Models" at ACMe-Energy Conference | Karlsruhe

06. - 08. 06. 2018 | Open_eGo presents project results at 8th Workshop of the Open Energy Modelling Initiative | Zürich

18. 05. 2018 | Open_eGo presents projekt results: "Transparente und vergleichbare Beschreibung von Szenarien unter Verwendung einer Plattform-integrierten Datenbank" at 13. ÖGOR-IHS Workshop | Wien

19. - 20. 04. 2018 | Open_eGo chairs the workshop session "1d: Berücksichtigung von Infrastruktur" at the Research Network Energy System Analysis | Berlin

12. - 14. 03. 2018 | Open_eGo participates the open-science-conference | Berlin

06. 12. 2017 | Open_eGo presents the project at "Science Match Future Energies" | Kiel

12. - 13. 10. 2017 | Open_eGo presents results at the 7th Workshop of the Open Energy Modelling Initiative | Munich

13. - 15. 09. 2017 | Open_eGo presents "An Open Database Concept for Open Energy Modeling" at "EnviroInfo 2017" | Luxembourg

12. - 14. 06. 2017 | Open_eGo presents project results at CoNDyNet Concluding Conference | Potsdam

27. - 28. 04. 2017: Open_eGo chairs a workshop session at the Research Network Energy System Analysis | Berlin

20. - 21. 04. 2017: Open_eGo chairs a breakout group at the sixth Open Energy Modelling Workshop | Frankfurt Main

19. 04. 2017: Open_eGo offers a free tutorial session for working with open GIS data and the OpenEnergyDatabase at the sixth Open Energy Modelling Workshop | Frankfurt Main

30. - 31. 03. 2017 Open_eGo publishes the method and tool for generating distribution grids „Distribution Network Generator“ (DINGO) at SciGRID Conference | Oldenburg

01.02.2017 Open_eGo speaks about batteries in distribution grids at the 4th OTTI-Conference “Future Grids for Renewable Energy” | Berlin

08.11.2016: Open_eGo hosts the 2ndwWorkshop "Reproducibility of simulation results" at Europa-Universität Flensburg | Flensburg


15.-16.09.2016: Open_eGo chairs a Special Track at EnviroInfo 2016: „Energy Modeling Systems“ | Berlin


23.06.2016: Open_eGo hosts a workshop on the development of the inter-grid-level planning tool (focusing on low and mid-voltage) | Augsburg


24.05.2016: Open_eGo hosts a workshop on the development of the inter-grid-level planning tool (focusing on high and extra-high voltage) | Oldenburg


28.-29.04.2016: Open_eGo chairs breakout groups at the Open Energy Modelling Workshop | Stockholm


19.11.2015: Open_eGo hosts a workshop on reproducibility of simulation results | Berlin

16.10.2015: Open_eGo chairs a breakout group at the Open Energy Modelling Workshop | London


10.09.2015: Open_eGo hosts a workshop for planning the design of the OpenEnergy Platform | Berlin

Contact & staff



Editha Kötter


Project Manager

Birgit Schachler


Researcher

Berit Müller


Unit Head (former)