Antares-simulator

Advanced training session

About

Antares-Simulator

Antares-Simulator is an open-source power system simulator meant to be used by anybody placing value in quantifying the adequacy or the economic performance of interconnected energy systems, at short or remote time horizons. With an adequate modelling of the energy consumption, generation and transportation, the software performs probabilistic simulations of the system throughout many year-long scenarios made of 8760 hourly time-frames each.

The massive development of intermittent renewable energies, the multiplication of local experiments related to smart-grids, the assessment of the potentialities offered by storage technologies (batteries, power-to-gas) are typical examples of strategic issues whose analysis require the assistance of a software application such as Antares-Simulator.

Topics of the training

The training session covers the following topics:

  • New options in hydro modelling with the version 7.0 and 8.0
  • How to model flow based using Antares
  • R script to edit studies
  • Presentation and practical work of AntaresXpansion
  • Introduction to the multi-sector model and practical work on Power to Gas

Intended Audience

This training session is intended for engineers, researchers and project managers working for transmission system operators, electricity and gas producers, regulators, universities or NGOs. Please note that the number of participants will be limited.

COVID-19 regulations

With reference to the currently applicable regulations, the event is scheduled to take place on site. In case of short-term changes due to COVID, alternatives are intended to be offered, e.g. online training. For recent rules and regulations in France, please refer to: www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19

Procedure

Date

from 14 to 15 June

Duration

2 days

Fees

2000€

Type of training

Classroom training. A training certificate will be provided at the end of the course for all attendees.

Location

Tour La Fayette
2 Place des Vosges
92400 Courbevoie
France

Trainers

Alexandre Périn

Alexandre Périn

Power System Expert at RTE international

After graduating from the École d’Ingénieurs des Hautes Technologies et du Numérique in Brest, Alexandre began his career at RTE as a student engineer – assistant project manager in the Strategy, Operation and Project Insertion department of the CNES (Centre National d’Exploitation du Système). Today ALexandre is responsible for economic and technical studies: adequacy studies, electricity market analyses, cost-benefit analyses, network modelling, static and dynamic network studies, renewable energy integration, electricity supply security analyses, energy storage system sizing. He is also a reference for the Antares simulator developed by RTE.

Hugo Antoine

Hugo Antoine

Power System Expert at RTE international

Power system expert at RTE international, Hugo has conducted research at McGill University in Canada and works on the development of the open-source software Antares-Simulator and is in charge of the development of the short-term adequacy tool of ENTSO-E.

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