The Front Cover
While a great deal has been said and written about smart grids in recent years, energy consultant firm KEMA has taken the initiative to set up and demonstrate the first total-concept living lab smart grid in its PowerMatching City project. After a year in the first phase of operations, the initial results of the field test in a village just outside Groningen in the Netherlands show that the system was a success.
PowerMatching CityBy Rolf van Stenus, Corporate Press Officer, KEMA Nederland BV, The Netherlands New Managed Wind Data ServiceBy Oisin Brady, Director of Tools & Methodology, and Alex Woodward, Product Development Manager, Natural Power, UK
Optimal Wind Turbine DesignBy Claus B.W. Pedersen and Florian Jurecka, FE-DESIGN, GermanyInterconnections to Distribution NetworksBy Mario Bastien, Automation Engineer, Hydro-Québec Distribution, Canada
Company in Focus
Hydratight UK RenewablesBy Rob Humphreys, Hydratight UK Renewables Account Manager, UK
WWEA Page July August 2011