STRI at Composite Insulation Conference, Tallinn

STRI recently participated in the International Conference, “Development of composite insulation, today & tomorrow”. This conference was organized in connection to the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Global Insulator Group (GIG) Read more...

Oktober 31,  2016

STRI at CIGRE 2016

This year STRI’s participation in CIGRE 2016, Paris, France extended well beyond the technical exhibition. Our representatives were active in knowledge sharing via technical sessions, contributions, poster sessions and networking. Read more...

September 19, 2016

STRI field visit to Elia

After the CIGRE Session 2016 in Paris in August 2016 STRI was invited to make a field visit to Belgian TSO Elia. Read more...

September 14, 2016

Spotlight on Smart and Strong Power T&D infrastructure

STRI, as the operating agent for ISGAN Annex 6, is pleased to announce publication of the second edition of the case book Spotlight on Smart and Strong Power T&D Infrastructure.  Read more...

August 19, 2016

Session Chair – CEATI Transmission Conference

STRI’s Igor Gutman has been selected as Chair for the second session of the forthcoming CEATI Transmission Conference, Best Practices for EHV Line Design & Asset Management, which will be held on November 1-2, 2016 in San Diego, California. Read more...

June 10, 2016

Energy Collaboration – Smart Grid Pilot Projects

STRI’s Jonas Tjäder was selected by India Unlimited as one of the key speakers at the Energy Collaboration – Smart Grid Pilot Projects Seminar which was held in Stockholm on the 2nd May 2016. Read more...

May 16, 2016

Emil Hillberg elevated to IEEE Senior Member

STRI is pleased to announce that Emil Hillberg has been selected to join the elite rank of Senior Members of the IEEE. Read more...

May 8, 2016

India Smart Grid Week

STRI has recently participated in the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Smart Grids and Smart Cities which took place on 15-19 March 2016, in New Delhi, India. Read more...

March 24, 2016

EU project in advanced measurement technology

STRI is one of six companies involved in a two-year EU project within the field of advanced measurement systems for energy and power quality which will, from the 1st March 2016 be led by Swedish Metrum. Read more... 

March 11, 2016

CloudGrid

The Swedish Energy Agency (Statens energimyndighet) has granted STRI 8.7MSEK to manage and implement the CloudGrid project, "Transnational CLOUD for Interconnection of Demonstration Facilities for Smart GRID Lab Research & Development", during the period March 2016 – March 2019. Read more...

January 27, 2016

STRI congratulates Emil Hillberg on his PhD

Emil carried out his PhD work at the Department of Electric Power Engineering, NTNU. Read more... 

January 22, 2016

Högabjär: One up - more to go...

STRI has helped Vattenfall Wind Power with grid code compliance and insulation coordination for the Högabjär wind park. Read more...

December 2, 2015

E4T Micro Grid Concept for Andaman and Nicobar Islands

STRI has been granted funding for a ten month project as part of Swedish – Indian research collaboration on micro-grids. Read more...

November 25, 2015

STRI article on water drop corona published in IEEE magazine

The article, which was also mentioned on the front cover of the IEEE magazine, describes a test method to verify limits of the E-field on the surface of composite insulators to avoid water drop-induced corona. Read more...

November 23, 2015

"STRI is known in the whole Galaxy"

STRI recently participated in the 2015 INMR World Congress in Munich, Germany. The event attracted 120 speakers and approx 650 participants from around the world. Read more...

November 22, 2015

Smart grids are tested with Raspberry Pi

STRI’s Jonas Tjäder has recently been interviewed by the well known Swedish magazine “Elteknik och Installation”. This interview was published as an article in the November 3, 2015 edition. Read more...

November 16, 2015

Royal visit at STRI in Ludvika

On Thursday, 1st October 2015, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and several delegates from the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) visited STRI in Ludvika. The delegation was led by IVA’s President Leif Johansson. Read more...

October 13, 2015

STRI’s presence at CIGRE Science Committee D1 Colloquium 2015 in Rio de Janeiro

STRI actively participated in a number of activities in conjunction to and during CIGRE Science Committee D1 Colloquium 2015 (http://scd1rio2015.org.br/3/program) which was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 13th-18th of September. Read more...

September 27, 2015

STRI’s presence at the 19th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering

STRI actively participated in discussions and presented  two publications (Fig. 1 and Fig. 2)  at the 19th ISH (International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, http://www.ish2015.zcu.cz/) which was held in Pilsen (Czech Republic) during 23-28 of August 2015. Read more...

August 7, 2015

STRI participates in IWAIS 2015

During the International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures (IWAIS) STRI participated in two activities/events. Read more...

July 3, 2015

STRI completes unique ice test for National Grid, UK

In 2013 STRI performed a full-scale dielectric test for the complicated and unique insulation arrangement, which was chosen by National Grid in UK for their new 400 kV overhead line. A prototype of the new design, which won an international competition in 2011, has been built in Denmark by designers from Bystrup. Read more...

June 29, 2015

Insulator Workshop at enercity

STRI held an insulator workshop at the municipal utility enercity in Hannover. The sessions mixed both theory and practical issues. Read more...

April 23, 2015

Three Papers on BEST PATHS Research

STRI is a key player in the exciting and ambitious BEST PATHS initiative. STRI’s contribution includes developing non-standard test procedures and testing of innovative insulation options. A few colleagues at STRI involved in the BEST PATHS project and Jean-Francois Goffinet from Elia have recently written papers for ISH 2015 and SCD1 2015. Read more...

June 25, 2015

Powerful Innovation Day 2015

On the 10th February 2015, High Voltage Valley celebrated its 10th anniversary and Powerful Innovation Day. The 90 invited guests were informed about what has happened during these 10 years, and given presentations on current HVV projects. Read more...

March 10, 2015

Use of helicopter hook near an energized overhead line

Helicopters are essential for lifting and transportation of material to power line construction projects in the Norwegian mountain terrain. The long line cargo hook used for this purpose has an electrically activated mechanism to release the cargo. This has raised the question whether the electromagnetic fields from a nearby overhead power line can cause unintended cargo release; an event that could have serious consequences. Read more...

March 2, 2015

Nordic seminar at STRI: "Place and methods of electrical tests in practical design process of overhead lines"

All Nordic power companies have very ambitious investment programs resulting in the construction and refurbishment of new overhead lines, cable lines and substations. This requires more accurate and statistically-based methods to create input data needed for the design. Read more...

January 29, 2015

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