With support from seven partnering organizations, iiESI hosted its first International Conference on Energy Systems Integration at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado on December 5–6, 2017.
The conference focused on the theme "Infrastructure for an Integrated Energy System," and featured thought leaders from across the globe on topics that covered energy infrastructure as well as operational and market issues in the developed and developing world. Read the NREL news story on the event to learn more.
Participating organizations included the World Energy Council, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Center for Energy Systems Integration (CESI), the European Energy Research Alliance Joint Programme (EEERA JP), the Joint Research Centre - European Commission (JRC), and the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG).
Interaction Between Natural Gas and Power Systems — Hossein Ameli & Goran Strbac, Imperial College, United Kingdom
Hybrid Energy Systems: An Integrated Energy System Scheme — Rajaz Khan Amitava, Iowa State University, United States
Assessment of the Wind Integration Potential of Residential Thermal Storage — Muhammad Bashar Anwar, University College Dublin, Ireland
Optimal Planning of Integrated Electricity, Gas and Heat Systems for Smart Cities — Iris van Beuzekom, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Valuing Demand Response Controllability — Kenneth Bruninx, KU Leuven, Belgium
A Five-Level MILP Model for Flexible Transmission Network Planning Under Uncertainty — Alexandre Moreira, Imperial College, United Kingdom
Security Assessment of Gas-Electric Networks — Conor O'Malley, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland
Relevance of Incorporating Unit Commitment Constraints in Long-Term Energy-System Planning Models — Kris Poncelet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Predictive Tool to Support Design and Operation of Electrical and Thermal Installations — Laiz Souto, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Smart Meter Analytics for Consumption Profiling — Alexander Tureczek, DTU, Denmark
Identifying Key Behavioral Issues in ESI — Stephanie J. Zawadzki, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Local Pathways to Low-Carbon Domestic Heat: Exploring the Options in the UK — Graeme Hawker, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
The Potential to Harness Demand-Side Flexibilities from Large-Scale Wastewater Treatment Plants in an Integrated Energy System — Dana Kirchem, University College Dublin, Ireland