2st Workshop: Integration of local energy systems

Fr, 17.11.2023, 10:00 – 17:00 Uhr

h2 hydrogen tank, solar panels and wind power turbines

h2 hydrogen tank, solar panels and wind power turbines


Ulmenliet 20, Hamburg. Room S3.05


17.11.2023, 10 a.m.


10:00Welcome & Intro
10:15Panel 1 - Pitches: Each presenter pitches their work to the audience
10:40Panel 1 – Grid Integration
12:00Challenges and Solutions for the Analysis and the De-risking of Large-Scale Converter System Including Realtime Demonstration
Carsten Heising from Avasition
13:30Hydrogen at EWE
Business field: Large-scale storage and hydrogen
Wilko Heitkötter and Michael Claußner from EWE GASSPEICHER GmbH
14:00Panel 2 - Pitches: Each presenter pitches their work to the audience
14:30Panel 2 – Role of Hydrogen in Local Energy Systems
16:00Discussion round
16:45 – 17:00Summary & Closing
2nd Workshop on Integration of Local Energy Systems


Iles Program Flyer 2023

Panel 1

Power Converters for H2 Applications and Providing Grid Services
Mohammadhossein Tavanaee, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

A Multilinear Model of a Grid-following Converter
Christoph Kaufmann, Fraunhofer IWES

Standards for the Grid Integration of Hydrogen Infrastructure
Jannes Vervoort, Fraunhofer IWES

Simultaneous Optimal Dispatch and Sizing of Local Energy Systems
Georg Pangalos, Fraunhofer IWES

An Approach to Multi-energy Network Modelling by Multilinear Models
Leandro Samaniego, HAW Hamburg

Panel 2

Renewable Energy Hydrogen Water Electrolysis Systems – Lessons Learned & Way Forward
Øystein Ulleberg, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)

Off-Grid Solar PV-Wind Power-Battery-Alkaline Water Electrolyzer Plant: Simultaneous Optimization of Component Capacities and System Control
Alejandro Ibanez Rioja, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT)
Pietari Puranen, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT)

Optimizing Electrolyzer Performance in a Dynamic Energy Landscape: Modeling, Scenarios, and Sustainability
Aruna Chandrasekar, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Analysis of Regulation through Economic Model Predictive Control of Hydrogen-Based Energy Storage Systems
Marina Nascimento Souza, Fraunhofer IWES

In Search for a High-Performance Modeling Framework for Electrolyzers
Torben Warnecke, DESY

Improved Integration of Electrolyzers by Grid-forming Battery Systems in Weak Grids
Christoph Kaufmann, Fraunhofer IWES

Further Infor­mation:


Fraunhofer ILES



Marina Nascimento Souza
Research Associate
Phone: +49 471 14290-517
marina.nascimento (at) iwes.fraunhofer (dot) de

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES
Am Schleusengraben 22
21029 Hamburg, Germany