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Projects

Highlighted research projects from the FHNW Institute of Electrical Power Systems

The FHNW Institute of Electrical Power Systems does applied research, cooperates with industry partners, and is in cooperation with national and international institutions.

Research projects

Autonomous E-Bike Charging Station

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

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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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ECPE Joint Research Programme: Reliability comparison of Si IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs for e-mobility applications

A new reliability test method that stresses both, transistor and diode is applied to obtain representative reliability data for e-mobility applications.

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Evaluation of the local Security of Supply in a Swiss Canton

Analysis of the security of electricity supply in a Swiss canton and suggestions for improvements in order to prepare the local grids for future challenges.

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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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Intelligent control of a district battery system

By taking control of the system, our consortium partner may adapt the operation of a battery - integrated in his electrical distribution system - according to ...

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Modular and smart Li-ion battery system

An intelligent, modular battery system based on 18650 Li-Ion cells was developed, which is particularly suitable for 2nd life applications.

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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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SCCER Digitalization

Application of clustering methods for the analysis of smart metering and grid elements’ data.

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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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SONDER - Service Optimization of Novel Distributed Energy Regions

The project focuses on the operation of a battery energy storage system installed in a distribution grid using optimization schemes and load forecasting tools.

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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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Contact research projects

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