Magnus Korpås

Professor Department of Electric Power Engineering

+47 73597229 +47 97042009
Sem. Sælands vei 11, SINTEF Energiforskning * 453

Background and activities

Research areas

I am conducting research within the fields of Energy Planning and Power Markets. My interests are especially focused towards integration of renewable energy in the energy system. My research activities includes:

  • Optimization of energy storage in connection with renewables (investment and operation)
  • The use of hydro power as a balancing asset
  • Investment planning of grids, including a future North Sea Grid
  • Large scale integration of renewable energy sources in Europe

Background

  • Professor at Dept. of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU (2014-)
  • Scientific Advisor for SINTEF Energi (2014-)
  • Research Director at SINTEF Energi, Dept. of Energy Systems (2011-2014)
  • Research Manager at SINTEF Energi, the System Dynamics team (2009-2011)
  • Research scientist at SINTEF Energi (2006-2009)
  • Post.doc. at Inst. for elkraftteknikk, NTNU (2004-2006)
  • Dr.ing. (PhD) from Dept. of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU (2004) with title: "Distributed energy systems with wind power and energy storage"
  • Siv.ing. (MSc) from Technical Physics, NTNU (1998)

Research activities

PhD-candidates

Main Supervisor for:

Co-supervisor for:

  • Stig Ødegaard OttesenTechno Economic Models in Smart Grids (Industrial Economy, NTNU)
  • Rubén Montañés: Dynamic process simulation of decarbonized power generation (Energy and Process Eng., NTNU)
  • Martin Håberg: Exchange of Standard Products for Balancing in the European POwer Market (Electric Power Eng., NTNU and Statnett)
  • Philipp Härtel: Implications of alternative flexibility sources for the cost-benefit allocation in offshore grids (Univ. of Kassel and Fraunhofer IWES)
  • Antonio Zecchino: Electric vehicles in the Nordic countries: Control strategies for coordinated grid services (DTU/NTNU collaboration)

Education

  • Main supervisor for 10 project/master-students 2014-2015
  • Main supervisor for 14 project/master-students 2015-2016
  • Responsible for the 3-year course "Energy Planning and Operation" and the PhD course "Power Market Theory"
  • Lecturer in the 1-year course "Energy and the Environment" and the 4-year course "Energy Management in Bulidings"
  • Responsible for the EVU-course "Production planning in hydro-based power systems

Media and dissemination (mainly in Norwegian)

  • Intervju i NRK Trøndelag: Vindmøller gir billigere strøm, 24. feb 2016

  • Killingtveit, Ånund; Harby, Atle; Korpås, Magnus. Norge som leverandør av balansekraft. Produksjonsteknisk konferanse 2016 (PTK2016); 2016-03-07 - 2016-03-09

  • Korpås, Magnus. Nye trender skaper utfordringer for dagens beslutningsstøttesystemer. Smart Energy 2015; 2015-01-29 - 2015-01-30

  • Korpås, Magnus; Aam, Sverre; Tomasgard, Asgeir. Norges voksende rolle i Europas energisystem. I: Energi, teknologi og klima - utfordringer og handlingsrom. Museumsforlaget AS 2015 ISBN 9788283050240. s. 169-182

  • Korpås, Magnus; Vereide, Kaspar; Gogstad, Peter Joachim. Vannkraft - Ren energi som verdens batteri. EFIKS 2015; 2015-10-13 - 2015-10-14

  • Kronikk i Aftenposten 9. nov 2015: Norge må bli Europas batteri

  • Kronikk i Dagens Næringsliv 11. juni 2015: Elbiler kan trigge vindsatsing

  • Kronikk i Adresseavisen 3. juni 2015: Viktig rolle i et fornybart Europa

  • Repotasje i Dagens Næringsliv 28.oktober 2014: "Vil doble norsk vannkraft"  

  • Debattinnlegg i Dagens Næringsliv 30. mai 2014: "Kampen om virkemidlene"

  • Presentasjon ved Kungliga Ingerniörvetenskapsakademien, Stockholm 28. mai 2014 "Market Aspects of Balancing"

  • Deltager i NRK P2 EKKO innslag 21. mai 2014: "Er el-bilen grønn?"

  • Foredrag for Stortingets energi- og miljøkomite 10. mars 2014 "Elektrifisering og bruk av offshore vind"

 

 

Research areas

I am conducting research within the fields of Energy Planning and Power Markets. My interests are especially focused towards integration of renewable energy in the energy system. My research activities includes:

  • Optimization of energy storage in connection with renewables (investment and operation)
    • Download my first Matlab-based simulation model here : Windhydtools
  • The use of hydro power as a balancing asset
  • Investment planning of grids, including a future North Sea Grid
  • Large scale integration of renewable energy sources in Europe

Background

  • Professor at Dept. of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU (2014-)
  • Scientific Advisor for SINTEF Energi (2014-)
  • Research Director at SINTEF Energi, Dept. of Energy Systems (2011-2014)
  • Research Manager at SINTEF Energi, the System Dynamics team (2009-2011)
  • Research scientist at SINTEF Energi (2006-2009)
  • Post.doc. at Inst. for elkraftteknikk, NTNU (2004-2006)
  • Dr.ing. (PhD) from Dept. of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU (2004) with title: "Distributed energy systems with wind power and energy storage"
  • Siv.ing. (MSc) from Technical Physics, NTNU (1998)

Research activities

PhD-candidates

Main Supervisor for:

Co-supervisor for:

  • Stig Ødegaard OttesenTechno Economic Models in Smart Grids (Industrial Economy, NTNU)
  • Rubén Montañés: Dynamic process simulation of decarbonized power generation (Energy and Process Eng., NTNU)
  • Martin Håberg: Exchange of Standard Products for Balancing in the European POwer Market (Electric Power Eng., NTNU and Statnett)
  • Philipp Härtel: Implications of alternative flexibility sources for the cost-benefit allocation in offshore grids (Univ. of Kassel and Fraunhofer IWES)
  • Antonio Zecchino: Electric vehicles in the Nordic countries: Control strategies for coordinated grid services (DTU/NTNU collaboration)

Education

  • Main supervisor for 10 project/master-students 2014-2015
  • Main supervisor for 14 project/master-students 2015-2016
  • Responsible for the 3-year course "Energy Planning and Operation" and the PhD course "Power Market Theory"
  • Lecturer in the 1-year course "Energy and the Environment" and the 4-year course "Energy Management in Bulidings"
  • Responsible for the EVU-course "Production planning in hydro-based power systems

Media and dissemination (mainly in Norwegian)

  • Intervju i NRK Trøndelag: Vindmøller gir billigere strøm, 24. feb 2016

  • Killingtveit, Ånund; Harby, Atle; Korpås, Magnus. Norge som leverandør av balansekraft. Produksjonsteknisk konferanse 2016 (PTK2016); 2016-03-07 - 2016-03-09

  • Korpås, Magnus. Nye trender skaper utfordringer for dagens beslutningsstøttesystemer. Smart Energy 2015; 2015-01-29 - 2015-01-30

  • Korpås, Magnus; Aam, Sverre; Tomasgard, Asgeir. Norges voksende rolle i Europas energisystem. I: Energi, teknologi og klima - utfordringer og handlingsrom. Museumsforlaget AS 2015 ISBN 9788283050240. s. 169-182

  • Korpås, Magnus; Vereide, Kaspar; Gogstad, Peter Joachim. Vannkraft - Ren energi som verdens batteri. EFIKS 2015; 2015-10-13 - 2015-10-14

  • Kronikk i Aftenposten 9. nov 2015: Norge må bli Europas batteri

  • Kronikk i Dagens Næringsliv 11. juni 2015: Elbiler kan trigge vindsatsing

  • Kronikk i Adresseavisen 3. juni 2015: Viktig rolle i et fornybart Europa

  • Repotasje i Dagens Næringsliv 28.oktober 2014: "Vil doble norsk vannkraft"  

  • Debattinnlegg i Dagens Næringsliv 30. mai 2014: "Kampen om virkemidlene"

  • Presentasjon ved Kungliga Ingerniörvetenskapsakademien, Stockholm 28. mai 2014 "Market Aspects of Balancing"

  • Deltager i NRK P2 EKKO innslag 21. mai 2014: "Er el-bilen grønn?"

  • Foredrag for Stortingets energi- og miljøkomite 10. mars 2014 "Elektrifisering og bruk av offshore vind"

Research areas

I am conducting research within the fields of Energy Planning and Power Markets. My interests are especially focused towards integration of renewable energy in the energy system. My research activities includes:

  • Optimization of energy storage in connection with renewables (investment and operation)
    • Download my first Matlab-based simulation model here : Windhydtools
  • The use of hydro power as a balancing asset
  • Investment planning of grids, including a future North Sea Grid
  • Large scale integration of renewable energy sources in Europe

Background

  • Professor at Dept. of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU (2014-)
  • Scientific Advisor for SINTEF Energi (2014-)
  • Research Director at SINTEF Energi, Dept. of Energy Systems (2011-2014)
  • Research Manager at SINTEF Energi, the System Dynamics team (2009-2011)
  • Research scientist at SINTEF Energi (2006-2009)
  • Post.doc. at Inst. for elkraftteknikk, NTNU (2004-2006)
  • Dr.ing. (PhD) from Dept. of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU (2004) with title: "Distributed energy systems with wind power and energy storage"
  • Siv.ing. (MSc) from Technical Physics, NTNU (1998)

Research activities

PhD-candidates

Main Supervisor for:

Co-supervisor for:

  • Stig Ødegaard OttesenTechno Economic Models in Smart Grids (Industrial Economy, NTNU)
  • Rubén Montañés: Dynamic process simulation of decarbonized power generation (Energy and Process Eng., NTNU)
  • Martin Håberg: Exchange of Standard Products for Balancing in the European POwer Market (Electric Power Eng., NTNU and Statnett)
  • Philipp Härtel: Implications of alternative flexibility sources for the cost-benefit allocation in offshore grids (Univ. of Kassel and Fraunhofer IWES)
  • Antonio Zecchino: Electric vehicles in the Nordic countries: Control strategies for coordinated grid services (DTU/NTNU collaboration)

Education

  • Main supervisor for 10 project/master-students 2014-2015
  • Main supervisor for 14 project/master-students 2015-2016
  • Responsible for the 3-year course "Energy Planning and Operation" and the PhD course "Power Market Theory"
  • Lecturer in the 1-year course "Energy and the Environment" and the 4-year course "Energy Management in Bulidings"
  • Responsible for the EVU-course "Production planning in hydro-based power systems

Media and dissemination (mainly in Norwegian)

  • Intervju i NRK Trøndelag: Vindmøller gir billigere strøm, 24. feb 2016

  • Killingtveit, Ånund; Harby, Atle; Korpås, Magnus. Norge som leverandør av balansekraft. Produksjonsteknisk konferanse 2016 (PTK2016); 2016-03-07 - 2016-03-09

  • Korpås, Magnus. Nye trender skaper utfordringer for dagens beslutningsstøttesystemer. Smart Energy 2015; 2015-01-29 - 2015-01-30

  • Korpås, Magnus; Aam, Sverre; Tomasgard, Asgeir. Norges voksende rolle i Europas energisystem. I: Energi, teknologi og klima - utfordringer og handlingsrom. Museumsforlaget AS 2015 ISBN 9788283050240. s. 169-182

  • Korpås, Magnus; Vereide, Kaspar; Gogstad, Peter Joachim. Vannkraft - Ren energi som verdens batteri. EFIKS 2015; 2015-10-13 - 2015-10-14

  • Kronikk i Aftenposten 9. nov 2015: Norge må bli Europas batteri

  • Kronikk i Dagens Næringsliv 11. juni 2015: Elbiler kan trigge vindsatsing

  • Kronikk i Adresseavisen 3. juni 2015: Viktig rolle i et fornybart Europa

  • Repotasje i Dagens Næringsliv 28.oktober 2014: "Vil doble norsk vannkraft"  

  • Debattinnlegg i Dagens Næringsliv 30. mai 2014: "Kampen om virkemidlene"

  • Presentasjon ved Kungliga Ingerniörvetenskapsakademien, Stockholm 28. mai 2014 "Market Aspects of Balancing"

  • Deltager i NRK P2 EKKO innslag 21. mai 2014: "Er el-bilen grønn?"

  • Foredrag for Stortingets energi- og miljøkomite 10. mars 2014 "Elektrifisering og bruk av offshore vind"

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Harby, Atle; Sauterleute, Julian; Korpås, Magnus; Killingtveit, Ånund; Solvang, Eivind; Nielsen, Torbjørn Kristian. (2013) Pumped Storage Hydropower. Transition to Renewable Energy Systems.
  • Völler, Steve; Huertas-Hernando, Daniel; Korpås, Magnus; Wolfgang, Ove. (2012) Onshore and Offshore Transmission Expansion in the European Grid for Large Scale Wind Integration in the North Sea. CIGRE Session 44, 26th to 31st August 2012 : set of papers.
  • Farahmand, Hossein; Huertas-Hernando, Daniel; Warland, Leif; Korpås, Magnus; Svendsen, Harald Georg. (2011) Impact of system power losses on the value of an offshore grid for North Sea offshore wind. PowerTech 2011 Proceedings.
  • Tande, John Olav Giæver; Korpås, Magnus; Warland, Leif; Uhlen, Kjetil; van Hulle, Frans. (2009) Impact of TradeWind offshore wind power capacity scenarios on power flows in the European HV network. Wind power : alternative energy source. 7th International Workshop on Large Scale Integration of Wind Power and on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Farms.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Koeppel, Gaudenz. (2006) Increasing the network in-feed accuracy of wind turbines with energy storage devices. The 6th World Energy System Conference Proceedings.
  • Eide, Anders; Korpås, Magnus; Gjengedal, Terje. (2005) Assessment of isolated energy systems based on wind power and hydrogen storage in an artic environment. CIGRE Symposium Athens 2005 Power systems with dispersed generation.
  • Greiner, Christopher Johan; Korpås, Magnus; Holen, Arne Torstein. (2005) A Norwegian case study on the production of hydrogen from wind power. Proceedings of the 2nd European Hydrogen Energy Conference.
  • Grimsmo, Lars Nesje; Korpås, Magnus; Gjengedal, Terje. (2005) Design of wind and hydrogen stand-alone power systems using a probalistic method. CIGRE Symposium Athens 2005 Power systems with dispersed generation.
  • Grimsmo, Lars Nesje; Korpås, Magnus; Gjengedal, Terje. (2005) Probabilistic sizing of wind and hydrogen power systems for remote areas. PSCC 05 Proceedings 15th Power Systems Computation Conference.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Greiner, Christopher Johan; Holen, Arne Torstein. (2005) A logistic model for assesment of wind power combined with electrolytic hydrogen production in weak grids. PSCC 05 Proceedings 15th Power Systems Computation Conference.

Report/dissertation

  • Völler, Steve; Wolfgang, Ove; Korpås, Magnus. (2014) Energi- og miljøpåvirkning av elbil Systemanalyse med EMPS (Samkjøringsmodellen). 2014. ISBN 9788259435828. SINTEF Energi. Rapport (TR A7385).
  • Wolfgang, Ove; Skjelbred, Henrik; Korpås, Magnus. (2013) Evaluating North Sea grid alternatives under EU’s RES-E targets for 2020. 2013. ISBN 9788259435620. SINTEF Energi. Rapport (TR A7325).
  • Greiner, Christopher Johan; Korpås, Magnus. (2006) Hydrogen Production from Wind Power in Weak Grids. 2006.

Others

  • Korpås, Magnus; Wolfgang, Ove; Aam, Sverre. (2015) Norwegian pumped hydro for providing peaking power in a low-carbon European power market – Cost comparison against OCGT and CCGT. EEM15 : 12th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE EUROPEAN ENERGY MARKET . ISEL; Lisboa. 2015-05-19 - 2015-05-22.
  • Korpås, Magnus. (2014) Norge er Europas billigste batteri. adressa.no [Internett]. 2014-10-30.
  • Korpås, Magnus. (2014) Utsirahøyden: - Staten bør betale for offshore strømnett og vindmøller. Stavanger Aftenblad [Avis]. 2014-04-04.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Aam, Sverre; Wolfgang, Ove. (2014) Norwegian pumped hydro for providing peak load power in Northern Europe: Cost comparison against OCGT. Renewable Energy Research Conference 2014 . Universitetet i Oslo / SFFE; Oslo. 2014-06-16 - 2014-06-18.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Støa, Petter. (2014) North Sea Offshore Network - NSON. EERA DeepWind'2014 Deep Sea Offshore Wind R&D Conference . SINTEF Energi; Trondheim. 2014-01-22 - 2014-01-24.
  • Støa, Petter; Korpås, Magnus. (2014) Nærmere et supernett. Energiteknikk s.7 [Fagblad]. 2014-11-10.
  • Tønseth, Svein; Korpås, Magnus. (2014) Norge er Europas billigste batteri. adressa.no [Internett]. 2014-10-28.
  • Harby, Atle; Sauterleute, Julian; Korpås, Magnus; Killingtveit, Ånund; Solvang, Eivind; Nielsen, Torbjørn Kristian. (2013) Pumped Storage Hydropower. 3rd International Conference on Energy Process Engineering . DECHEMA; Frankfurt am Main. 2013-06-04 - 2013-06-06.
  • Sauterleute, Julian; Harby, Atle; Killingtveit, Ånund; Solvang, Eivind; Korpås, Magnus; Charmasson, Julie. (2013) Hydro and balancing - Flexible generation and storage from Norwegian hydropower to balance variable renewable energy. 6. Niedersäschische Energietage . Energie-Forschungszentrum Niedersachsen; Gosler. 2013-10-16 - 2013-10-17.
  • Sauterleute, Julian; Harby, Atle; Killingtveit, Ånund; Solvang, Eivind; Korpås, Magnus; Charmasson, Julie. (2013) Pumped storage hydropower in Norway - Flexible generation and storage to balance variable renewable energy. DTU International Energy Conference 2013 . Denmark Technical University (DTU); Lyngby. 2013-09-10 - 2013-09-12.
  • Harby, Atle; Killingtveit, Ånund; Solvang, Eivind; Korpås, Magnus. (2012) Opportunities and challenges for hydropower development in the high north. Polar Might - Energies of the High North . Arctic Frontiers 2012; Tromsø. 2012-01-22 - 2012-01-27.
  • Greiner, Christopher Johan; Korpås, Magnus. (2006) Hydrogen Production from Wind Power in Weak Grids. Nordic Wind Power Conference, 2006 . Nordic Wind Power Conference, 2006; Espoo. 2006-05-22 - 2006-05-23.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Tande, John Olav Giæver; Uhlen, Kjetil; Huse, Einar Ståle; Gjengedal, Terje. (2006) Planning and operation of large wind farms in areas with limited power transfer capacity. EWEC 2006 European Wind Energy Conference . EWEC 2006 European Wind Energy Conference; Athen. 2006-02-27 - 2006-03-02.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Gjengedal, Terje. (2006) Opportunities for Hydrogen Storage in connection with Stochastic Distributed Generation. Conference on Prohabilistic Methods Applies to Power Systems . 9th International Conference on Prohabilistic Methods Applie; Stockholm. 2006-06-11 - 2006-06-15.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Koeppel, Gaudenz. (2006) Increasing the network in-feed accuracy of wind turbines with energy storage devices. The Sixth World Energy System Conference . The Sixth World Energy System Conference; Torino. 2006-07-10 - 2006-07-12.
  • Korpås, Magnus; Koeppel, Gaudenz. (2006) Using storage devices for compensating uncertainties caused by non-dispatchable generators. 9th International Conference on Probalistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, KTH . KTH; Stockholm. 2006-06-11 - 2006-06-15.
  • Eide, Anders; Korpås, Magnus; Gjengedal, Terje. (2005) Assessment of isolated energy systems based on wind power and hydrogen storage in an arctic environment. CIGRE Symposium - Power systems with dispersed generation . CIGRE; Athen. 2005-04-13 - 2005-04-16.