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Power Systems

Using modern simulation tools and state-of-the-art test facilities, we provide expertise for vendors and utilities on all grid levels.

Digitalization of the energy system and the transition towards more renewable sources bring new challenges for the power grid infrastructure. Our experienced experts work on technical, economical, and management topics.

Our competences

Smart Grid

  • New applications using smart metering data
  • Employing big data technologies for grid planning and operation

Energy Management

We develop concepts and algorithms for

  • Demand response and management
  • Prosumer management, optimization of PV on-site consumption
  • Coordination of charging infrastructures for e-mobility
  • Virtual power plants based on decentralized technologies

Storage Systems

From large-scale pumped-hydro to small-scale residential battery storage systems, we support stakeholders in

  • Storage dimensioning
  • Storage application and control
  • Business cases

Power System Analysis

  • Power flow, short circuit, security, and optimal power flow analysis
  • Analysis of multi-energy carrier systems (electricity, natural gas, heat)
  • Grid compliance assessment for new technologies

Reference Projects

Zustandsbestimmung und -visualisierung im Verteilnetz

to Zustandsbestimmung und -visualisierung im Verteilnetz

Preisgesteuertes flexibles Strommanagement

to Preisgesteuertes flexibles Strommanagement

Intelligent control of a district battery system

to Intelligent control of a district battery system


Prof. Dr. Martin Geidl
Prof. Dr. Martin Geidl

Head of Institute of Electric Power Systems

Telephone +41 56 202 77 03 (direct)