Olav B FossoProfessor, Director of NTNU's Strategic Thematic Area Energy IME faculty administration Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering
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Background and activities
- Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) since 2002.
- From 1. Sept 2014: Director of Strategic Thematic Area Energy at NTNU.
- Head of department of Electric Power Engineering from August 2009 until August 2013.
- Until 2002: SINTEF Energy on development of methods/principles for utilization of renewable energy in electricity markets and transmission network utilization.
- International: Member of many international working groups, and he has been the chairman of CIGRE SC C5 Electricity Markets and Regulation and member of CIGRE Technical Committee (2008 - 2014) and is now a "Honorary Member of CIGRE".
- NTNU's Board member of NOWITECH (Norwegian Research Centre for Offshore Wind Technology).
- Research activities involve offshore grid and market integration of intermittent generation.
He is responsible at NTNU for:
- The new Erasmus Mundus Program on Wind Energy. This is a program operated jointly with DTU (Denmark), TU Delft (Netherland) and University of Oldenburg (Germany).
- The activity of the Joint Research Centre with Shanghai Jiao Tong University related to Smartgrids and Offshore Wind.
- The collaboration with TU Berlin within Smartgrids.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2014) Automatic Tuning of Cascaded Controllers for Power Converters using Eigenvalue Parametric Sensitivities. IEEE transactions on industry applications.
- (2013) A classification of DC node voltage control methods for HVDC grids. Electric power systems research. volum 103.
- (2011) Electricity Markets and regulation SC C5 Annual report. ELECTRA.
- (2011) Interface between System Operators and Regulators 474 Technical brochure JWG C2/C5.05. ELECTRA.
- (2011) Technical Aspects of the North Sea Super Grid. ELECTRA.
- (2010) Flow Based Activation of Reserves in the Nordic Power System. IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting.
- (2010) Simplified models of a single-phase power electronic inverter for railway power system stability analysis—Development and evaluation. Electric power systems research. volum 80 (2).
- (2007) Application and required developments of dynamic models to support practical planning. CIGRE WG C1.04. ELECTRA.
Part of book/report
- (2014) Stability analysis of interconnected AC power systems with multi-terminal DC grids based on the Cigré DC grid test system. IET Renewable Power Generation Conference (RPG™) 2014.
- (2014) Moving towards the Smart Grid: The Norwegian Case. The 2014 International Power Electronics Conference.
- (2014) Small-Signal Stability Study of the Cigré DC Grid Test System with Analysis of Participation Factors and Parameter Sensitivity of Oscillatory Modes. 18th Power system Computations Conference, PSCC 2014.
- (2013) Electric Vehicles Charging in a Smart Microgrid Supplied with Wind Energy. PowerTech (POWERTECH), 2013.
- (2013) Control system tuning and stability analysis of Virtual Synchronous Machines. 2013 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE).
- (2013) adf. Electrical Design for Ocean Wave and Tidal Energy Systems.
- (2013) Grid integration: part I - Power system interactions of wave energy generators. Electrical Design for Ocean Wave and Tidal Energy Systems.
- (2013) Optimal bidding in sequential physical markets – a literature review and framework discussion. 2013 IEEE Grenoble PowerTech.
- (2013) A method for optimizing the offer price of collaborative power generators. PowerTech (POWERTECH), 2013.
- (2012) Benefits of asymmetric HVDC links for large scale offshore wind integration. Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2012 IEEE.
- (2012) Active power control with undead-band voltage & frequency droop applied to a meshed DC grid test tystem. Conference proceedings; Energycon 2012 IEEE International Energy Conference & Exhibition.
- (2011) A European Supergrid: Present State and Future Challenges. Proceeding - 17th Power Systems Computations Conference PSCC 2011.