Sessions | WindEurope Annual Event 2023

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Grid integration technology

When: Tuesday, 25 April 2023, 11:00 - 12:15
Where: Auditorium 11

Session description

Europe cannot achieve its massive ambitions for wind energy without a power grid to accommodate it. The session will focus on critical grid technologies that are needed to scale up quickly and cost-effectively the deployment of offshore wind energy: superconducting cables, floating substations and grid forming STATCOMS?

Session chair

Vasiliki Klonari

Head of Energy System Integration, WindEurope

Nicolaos Cutululis

Professor, DTU Wind Energy


Grid-Forming control for STATCOMs - a robust solution for offshore wind grid connections

Carlos de Palacio

Segment Manager Renewables, Grid Integration, Hitachi Energy

Enabling Europe's net zero vision by proactively developing its power grids

Jochen Kreusel

Global Head of Market Innovation, Hitachi Energy

North sea offshore DC grid: net benefit of high temperature superconductors

Maria O'Neill

Technology Analyst, SuperNode Ltd.

Floating Substations Joint Industry Project: Multipartner cross-value chain collaboration project to analyse technology and develop guidelines and standards for floating substations

Kristin Berg

Senior Principal Consultant, DNV

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