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Task 14 NEDO High Penetration PV Workshop, Tokyo, Japan.

October 30, 2012

Hosted by NEDO and The University of Tokyo.
Experts from Japanese Universities, Research and the electricity industry discussed the key issues and associated challenges of integrating PV at high penetration levels with a focus on the Japanese situation.

application/pdf  11_Current PV Status and prospects in Japan
, 2013/04/09, 1.8 MB
application/pdf  12 Trend of Energy Policy in Japan
, 2013/04/09, 4.0 MB
application/pdf  13_Smart Community Activities in NEDO
, 2013/04/09, 1.6 MB
application/pdf  14_Analysis and Forecast of PV power Variation
, 2013/04/09, 1.7 MB
application/pdf  15 Japan's Challenge for a Standardiszation of Inverter Technology
, 2013/04/09, 1.9 MB
application/pdf  21 High Penetration Projects in the USA
, 2013/04/09, 1.2 MB
application/pdf  22 Country Report Germany
, 2013/04/09, 1.6 MB
application/pdf  23_Connecting the Sun_EPIA
Solar Photovoltaics on the Road to large scale grid integration
, 2013/04/09, 1.7 MB
application/pdf  24_Metamorphosis of Power Distribution
, 2013/04/09, 1.1 MB
application/pdf  25_High-Penetration PV: Experiences in Germany and technical solutions
, 2013/04/09, 1.6 MB

Task 14 High Penetration PV Workshop, SMA, Kassel, Germany

Tuesday May 8, 2012


Hosted by SMA Solar Technology AG.
Experts from German Utilities, Inverter Manufacturing and Research will discuss the key issues and associated challenges of integrating PV at high penetration levels with a focus on the German experience.

application/pdf  WS 2012 task 14 00 Agenda Germany May 2012
, 2012/05/24, 110 KB
application/pdf  01 Welcome Speech Martin Braun
, 2012/05/24, 322 KB
application/pdf  11 E-Energy Projects
, 2012/05/24, 1.1 MB
application/pdf  12 PV Power Prediction in Germany
, 2012/05/24, 3.2 MB
application/pdf  13 Distribution Grid Integration of PV in Germany - DSO
, 2012/05/24, 1.2 MB
application/pdf  14 System compliance of renewable energies IWES - TSO
, 2012/05/24, 4.3 MB
application/pdf  15 How smart PV Systems can Improve the Hosting Capacity
, 2012/05/24, 1.4 MB
application/pdf  21 Country Report USA
, 2012/05/24, 1.4 MB
application/pdf  WS 2012 task 14 22 Country Report Japan Kazuhiko Ogimoto
, 2012/08/05, 3.5 MB
application/pdf  23 Country Report China
, 2012/05/24, 4.0 MB

Task 14 Utility and Research Workshop, Beijing, China

Monday October 10, 2011

Hosted by the IEE Chinese Academy of Science
More than 40 workshop participants, including participants from Chinese industry and utilities
Presentations of case studies, successful examples of high penetration PV projects and the associated challenges in China (e.g. PV programs, Stanardization activities).

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Task 14 Utility Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal

Wednesday May 11, 2011

Hosted by the EDP Inovação Portugal
More than 10 workshop participants from Iberian utilities and Universities
Presentations of case studies, successful examples of high penetration PV projects and the associated challenges (from Iberian framework and International framework as well) the United States and Australia.

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application/pdf  Workshop 2011 Task 14 Portugal Agenda
, 2011/07/07, 401 KB

Task 14 Utility Workshop 2010 Golden (CO), USA

Wednesday December 1, 2010

IEA PVPS Tak 14 "High Penetratin PV into Electricity Grids" together with the U.S. Departement of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the Solar Electric Power Association hosted the "IEA PVPS Task 14 - High Penetration PV Workshop" with more than 30 workshop participnts from U.S. utilities and Task 14 experts.

At this event, workshop participants from U.S. utilities together with the experts from the IEA-PVPS Task 14 discussed successful examples of high penetration  photovoltaic projects and the associated challenge from the United States, Europe and Japan.

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application/pdf  Task 14 Workshop 2010 USA - High Penetration PV into Electricity Grids
Workshop Summary - Agenda
, 2010/12/17, 351 KB

Joint Task 1/14 Workshop, Valencia, Spain

Tuesday September 7, 2010 at the European PVSEC/WCPEC

Title: "PV in Tomorrow's Electricity Grids: Problem or Panacea?"
Participants from industry, utilities, manufacturers and research
First session: technical challenges associated with the massive deployment of PV into the electricity grids
Second session: recent and upcoming demonstration projects from Europe, Japan and the U.S.


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