TUBITAK is the major RTD agency of Turkey. Energy research is ongoing in TUBITAK Marmara. Research Center (MRC) Energy Institute. Research areas include: testing and modelling power plant control systems. evaluation of the user factor; measuring type of load. Evaluating the technical and economical feasibility of several distribution automation systems. analysing robustness of power systems; development of automation systems for production and distribution facilities; and determination of the criteria for the development of power systems.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the largest Spanish technical university with more than 3000 faculty members and has a strong commitment to R&D and Innovation. UPM’s researchers publish a yearly average of 1.200 journal papers, 2.000 conference communications, and 200 PhD theses. The IES is a UPM Research Institute devoted exclusively to photovoltaic research, created in 1979. It carries out R&D into photovoltaic fundamentals, solar cells, concentrators and system issues.
Narec has invested over £150 million to create UK’s national translational research centre for accelerating the deployment of offshore renewable energy technologies. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers operate some of Europe’s largest translational research, development and testing facilities for offshore wind, wave, tidal and electrical network technologies. Clients and collaborators include: project developers, utilities, major manufacturers, universities, research organisations and supply chain companies. We play an important role in supporting delivery of the government’s policy objectives and in attracting and anchoring internationally mobile investment to the UK.
Merging the former LEG (Grenoble Power Electrical Laboratory), LEMD (Laboratory of Electrostatics and Dielectric Materials), and LMN (Laboratory of Magnetism of the Ship) in 2007, G2Elab nowadays covers a wide spectrum of expertise in the field Electrical Engineering. Its activity can be summarized by the following keywords: electrical energy, materials, innovative processes and systems, modeling and design methods and software. The research carried out in G2Elab ranges from long term research up to collaborative research supported by a strong involvement in partnerships with large companies and SMEs. With more than 100 permanent staff, 110 PhD and 50 Masters, G2Elab appears as a major actor both nationally and internationally in these areas.