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EV rapid control prototyping done safely and easily with HIL

Posted by Debora Santo on Sep 22, 2022 1:01:35 PM

Topics: Case Study, e-Mobility

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In this blog, learn more about the controller test setup put together for teaching purposes at The Faculty of Technical Sciences of the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, which is integrating solutions from Infineon Technologies and Typhoon HIL.


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HIL prepares students for careers in industry

Posted by Debora Santo on Sep 14, 2022 1:53:28 PM

Topics: Case Study, Grid Modernization

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We had the honor to host our long-time academic collaborator and friend, Prof. Kaushik Rajashekara from the University of Houston, in our main R&D Center in Serbia. We used this chance to record an interesting interview with him, so we can share with you more about his career path in research, current main research topics, and how he uses HIL in his teaching to help students gain valuable skills for careers in industry. Check out our video and blog to learn more.

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Optimize EV BMS Development and Testing with HIL

Posted by Debora Santo on Aug 26, 2022 10:11:02 AM

Topics: e-Mobility, Technology Article

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Electric vehicle (EV) battery management system (BMS) development and testing have some specific challenges, so we gathered a team of expert panelists from the University of California Merced and the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten to discuss how hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) solutions can address them. This article is a part of our HIL e-Mobility series and includes access to the webinar recording with a dedicated BMS HIL Testing demo.  

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Viessmann shortens commissioning time with HIL

Posted by Debora Santo on Mar 23, 2022 8:25:42 AM

Topics: Case Study, Power Electronics, HIL in a Day

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Power electronics control testing that is quick, efficient, and thorough can be a challenge to achieve. To allow for hands-on evaluation of a real-time control testing setup that fulfills this spec, Typhoon HIL provides HIL in a Day exercises for interested parties. After this exercise was done with Viessmann, they observed faster testing and commissioning, with less time and money spent. Read more about their experiences in this blog.

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Smart Grid Research Center at JBNU presents their HIL research

Posted by Debora Santo on Feb 23, 2022 3:03:17 PM

Topics: Microgrids, Case Study

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Blog highlights:
  • SGRC is one of the strongest Korean research centers in its field.
  • The Center contributes to industrial smart grid-related R&D activities.
  • In this Academic Spotlight, hear how Typhoon HIL solutions were utilized in some of their industry-academia projects and what main benefits they see in using HIL in their research.

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LS Electric Uses HIL in Power Conditioning System Development

Posted by Debora Santo on Jan 13, 2022 9:42:33 AM

Topics: BESS, Case Study


Blog highlights
  • Application | Modular Scalable ESS.
  • Challenge | Set up a strong controller design for 15 PEBBs, with verification for parallel operations and communication performance.
  • Solution | Control development and validation using Typhoon HIL solution.
  • Result | Shorter development time and strong performance verification achieved thanks to the flexible development and testing environment.

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PANDA project uses Typhoon HIL solutions to validate full EV models

Posted by Debora Santo on Dec 30, 2021 12:08:48 PM

Topics: BESS, e-Mobility, Project Update


Blog highlights
  • Project objectives | PANDA project supports transport electrification.
  • Video interview | Hear about the project from Dr. Ronan German.
  • HIL testbed | Typhoon HIL as the validation partner of choice.
  • Battery Integration | Reliable and flexible full-vehicle testing
  • Project partners | Meet the names behind the project.

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Complying with standards in microgrid system integration | Hitachi Energy

Posted by Debora Santo on Nov 10, 2021 9:09:28 AM

Topics: Microgrids, BESS, Case Study

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Blog Highlights

  • Hitachi Energy’s installations across the world reduce the likelihood of mistakes with system configuration, deployment, and operation, and allow them to juggle competing requirements.
  • Hitachi Energy pairs these capabilities with HIL modeling and testing to ensure microgrids are the right fit for the market.
  • Hitachi Energy applies HIL testing to comply with certification and standards, such as grid codes, prior to deployment.

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Reducing surprises in the field in microgrid system integration | Rolls Royce

Posted by Debora Santo on Nov 3, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Topics: Microgrids, Case Study


Blog Highlights

  • Rolls Royce Power Systems takes off-the-shelf items of equipment and brings them together to make an AC coupled battery storage system.
  • Rolls Royce integrates with the whole microgrid with centralized control, ensuring all the different parts work together.
  • Using HIL testing allows Rolls Royce to reduce surprises in the field, making commissioning easier and faster.

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Increasing confidence with HIL testing in microgrid system integration | Duke Energy

Posted by Debora Santo on Oct 27, 2021 4:56:17 AM

Topics: Microgrids, Case Study


Blog Highlights

  • Testing in a simulated environment reduces the potential risk of damaging customer equipment.
  • Closed-loop systems like HIL enable fine-tuning HIL models.
  • HIL digital twins enable a testing ground for plug-and-play microgrids.
  • With HIL, site testing and debugging of software can be completed ahead of deployment.

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