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XFLEX SIGNED

Hydropower Extending Power System Flexibility

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Project "XFLEX" data sheet

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Coordinator
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE 

Organization address
address: BATIMENT CE 3316 STATION 1
city: LAUSANNE
postcode: 1015
website: www.epfl.ch

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 Coordinator Country Switzerland [CH]
 Total cost 18˙162˙949 €
 EC max contribution 15˙103˙379 € (83%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.3.3.2. (Low-cost, low-carbon energy supply)
 Code Call H2020-LC-SC3-2019-RES-IA-CSA
 Funding Scheme IA
 Starting year 2019
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2019-09-01   to  2023-08-31

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE CH (LAUSANNE) coordinator 2˙876˙462.00
2    ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE FR (PARIS 08) participant 1˙450˙750.00
3    VOITH HYDRO HOLDING GMBH & CO KG DE (HEIDENHEIM AN DER BRENZ) participant 1˙087˙275.00
4    GE HYDRO FRANCE FR (BOULOGNE BILLANCOURT) participant 1˙061˙681.00
5    INTERNATIONAL HYDROPOWER ASSOCIATION LIMITED UK (LONDON) participant 1˙039˙375.00
6    HAUTE ECOLE SPECIALISEE DE SUISSE OCCIDENTALE CH (DELEMONT) participant 969˙375.00
7    SUPERGRID INSTITUTE FR (VILLEURBANNE) participant 878˙500.00
8    COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES FR (PARIS 15) participant 865˙027.00
9    INESC TEC - INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIADE SISTEMAS E COMPUTADORES, TECNOLOGIA E CIENCIA PT (PORTO) participant 794˙000.00
10    UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART DE (STUTTGART) participant 612˙750.00
11    CNET CENTRE FOR NEW ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES SA PT (SACAVEM E PRIOR VELHO LISBOA) participant 563˙500.00
12    EDP - GESTAO DA PRODUCAO DE ENERGIASA PT (LISBON) participant 541˙231.00
13    UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA ES (BARCELONA) participant 530˙000.00
14    POWER VISION ENGINEERING SARL CH (ECUBLENS) participant 439˙250.00
15    ANDRITZ Hydro AG CH (KRIENS) participant 393˙534.00
16    ANDRITZ HYDRO GMBH AT (WIEN) participant 330˙312.00
17    ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DES METHODES ET PROCESSUS INDUSTRIELS FR (PARIS) participant 277˙392.00
18    ALPIQ AG CH (OLTEN) participant 214˙812.00
19    ZABALA INNOVATION CONSULTING, S.A. ES (MUTILVA ALTA NAVARRA) participant 178˙150.00

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 Project objective

The ultimate objective of the XFLEX project is to increase hydropower potential in terms of plant efficiency, availability and provision of flexibility services to the Electric Power System (EPS). The high Renewable Energy Sources (RES) scenario of the decarbonisation process relies on a drastic change of the European Union EPS with a massive integration of non-dispatchable RES and disconnection of the so-called conventional units, as greenhouse gases emitters. These changes influence drastically the provision of the power grid balancing, and challenge the EPS operations and safety. It is of upmost importance to provide reliable solutions to support the EPS with more flexibility services. Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) already significantly supports EPS flexibility in terms of regulation capability, fast frequency control, fast start/stop, fast generating to pumping modes transition, high ramping rate, inertia emulation, fault ride through capacity, etc. XFLEX aims to demonstrate an innovative methodology for system integration of hydroelectric technology solutions, variable speed being a key component and a reference, to provide further enhanced flexibility services assessed by a crosscutting analysis of their impact on both the technology and the market aspects. Innovative solutions also target an optimize maintenance plan to decrease the outage time and increase the availability of the plant. Demonstrations are scheduled in the cases of run-of-river, storage and pumped storage HPPs and they cover cases of refurbished, uprated and especially existing HPP to be applied and scaled to any unit size. XFLEX draws the roadmap for the exploitation of its solutions to all the European HPP fleet. A strategic dissemination plan is set to promote the deployment of the demonstrated solutions to stakeholders, to the scientific community and the public and to further support the communication in workshops, conferences, scientific journals, newspapers and various social media.

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