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Peter Vaessen

Peter Vaessen

Peter Vaessen received a cum laude MSc degree in electrical power engineering from Eindhoven Technical University, the Netherlands in 1985. The same year he joined KEMA (now DNV GL). In his 28 year career he held research positions in the field of large power transformers and high voltage measurement & testing. He managed several realization projects, among them construction of Dutch 400kV substations. As a principal consultant he has more than 10 years’ experience in (U)HVDC technology and quality assurance of key primary equipment, as well as in future transmission & distribution grids with high levels of RES and DG integtration. He is actively involved in the technology strategy of DNV GL's Energy division for the research and laboratory developments. He is board member of the European Distributed Energy Resources Laboratories – DERlab e.V and member of several standardization working groups. He successfully chaired and participated at international panel sessions and conferences, delivered numerous presentations, workshops and trainings, published some 40 papers and coached some 100 undergraduate students (university and polytechnic). To join Mr. Vaessen’s professional network on LinkedIn, click here.

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Mix of control - the most challenging aspect of hybrid grids

Mix of control - the most challenging aspect of hybrid grids

This is the fifth and final blog on hybrid grids. In the first blog, I talked about the definition of hybrid grids and introduced the four key aspects. In this last blog of the series, I will elaborate on the fourth and final key aspect "mix of contr ...

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The third key aspect of hybrid grids: The mix of delivery

The third key aspect of hybrid grids: The mix of delivery

This is the fourth blog on hybrid grids. In the first blog, I talked about the definition of hybrid grids and introduced the four key aspects: mix of generation, mix of transmission and distribution, mix of delivery and mix of control. In today's blo ...

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The second key aspect of hybrid grids: The mix of transmission and distribution (T&D)

The second key aspect of hybrid grids: The mix of transmission and distribution (T&D)

This is the third blog I've written in a on series hybrid grids. In my first blog, I defined hybrid grids and introduced their four key aspects: mix of generation, mix of transmission and distribution (T&D), mix of delivery and mix of control. Th ...

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