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Institute of Electric Power Systems

The main areas of our work are power electronic systems and drives, as well as power grids.

In our group, we combine industrial experience with scientific research. State-of-the-art knowledge, tools and lab equipment allows us to support your innovation project.

Projects

SwiSS-Transformer

An interdisciplinary R&D team develops a novel power-electronics-based transformer and analyses its application in the future electric grid.

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SHINE: Swiss Hybrid Inverter

An efficient and cost-effective X-Hybrid inverter for EV is realized by combining Silicon-Carbide (SiC) and Silicon (Si) devices.

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Battery-Management-Systems for 2nd-Life Lithium Batteries

Do we need improved battery management systems (BMS) to establish Li-ion batteries on the market, built from cells that have been already in use?

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Power electronics for variable power control of boilers

With the help of a silicon controlled rectifier, the power of a hot water boiler can be adjusted precisely according to the current excess PV output power.

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Autonomous E-Bike Charging Station

E-bikes are charged independently of the grid with 100% locally produced solar energy.

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Grid friendliness of residential buildings - development of an evaluation method

With increasing fluctuation of production and consumption of electrical energy in buildings, the developed method evaluates the effects on the electrical grid.

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Martin Geidl
Prof. Dr. Martin Geidl Head of Institute of Electric Power Systems
Telephone : +41 56 202 77 03 (direct)

FHNW School of Engineering, Brugg-Windisch

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Engineering Klosterzelgstrasse 2 CH - 5210 Windisch
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