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Hitachi Energy Power Grids E-mesh Solutions - Part 1

Posted by Samantha Bruce on Mar 2, 2021 11:35:38 AM

Topics: Microgrids, Case Study

 

Highlights

  • Decentralization, Decarbonization, and Digitalization are driving emerging technologies for distributed control of microgrid assets.
  • Hitachi Energy e-mesh is a vertically integrated system that manages and optimizes distributed energy resources from the device level to the systems control and IoT domain.
  • Microgrid control systems optimize the flow of different assets to ensure the supply of electricity is stable and reliable.
  • A football arena in Norway uses Hitachi Energy e-mesh solutions to integrate renewables in the urban community with microgrids and energy storage capabilities.
  • Communication plays a key role in a distributed controls approach in which a high number of signals are transmitted and received between devices.

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AVL List validates their E-Storage test equipment with HIL

Posted by Debora Santo on Dec 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM

Topics: BESS, Case Study, e-Mobility

Case Studies - AVL E-Storage (3)

 

Blog Highlights

  • AVL List GmbH uses Typhoon HIL test solutions in the agile development, prototyping, testing, and maintenance of firmware and hardware versions of their e-Storage BTE product portfolio.

  • AVL e-Storage BTE can act as a battery tester and battery emulator for testing and validating batteries, e-motors, and inverters in early development phases.

  • Controller Hardware-in-the-Loop (C-HIL) reduces firmware development and testing time, and as a result, speeds up the time-to market-for new features by enabling automated testing through all product variant cases.

  • HIL in one word: Agile.

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Raytheon uses Typhoon HIL to Design and Test Otis Microgrid Controls

Posted by Debora Santo on Dec 17, 2020 5:24:29 PM

Topics: Microgrids, Case Study

Microgrid Spotlight _ Otis National Guard Base Microgrid

 

Story Summary

 

  • Otis Microgrid at Joint Base Cape Cod, MA is a model for military microgrid projects.
  • Controller Hardware-in-the-Loop (C-HIL) increased test coverage for Raytheon Microgrid Controls
  • Simulated Power Stage: wind turbine, diesel generator, BESS, and more
  • Utility concerns: island-mode protection, cybersecurity, hardware damage prevention.
  • Typhoon HIL Solution: safe control testing throughout lifecycle of a microgrid project.

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