DERlab is the association of leading laboratories and research institutes in the field of distributed energy resources equipment and systems. The association develops joint requirements and quality criteria for the connection and operation of distributed energy resources (DER) and strongly supports the consistent development of DER technologies. DERlab offers testing and consulting services for distributed generation (DG) to support the transition towards more decentralised power systems.

News and Events

Submit your abstracts to the International Telecommunications Energy Conference (INTELEC 2015) by 20 February, 2015...      
Register for joint SIRFN/DERlab workshops on Power System Testing and Advanced Laboratory Testing Methods [More...]   STARGRID Smart Grid Standardisation Information Tool... [More]
ELECTRA / Working Group 1 ETP SmartGrids Joint Technical Workshop   Now online: Find the conference programme of IRES 2015 here
on Network Operation for 2030+ : Outcomes Online [More]      
By 20 March, 2015: Submit Papers to the DERlab/SIRFN Special Issue of DER Journal on Grid Integration of DER ... [More] [464 KB]   Call for Papers: COTEVOS/DERlab Special Issue of DER Journal on Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles... [More] [415 KB]

Publications and Databases

New Activity Report presents the key events in research, pre-standardisation and networking in DERlab in 2012 - 2013.
Technical information on the Smart Grid testing and research facilities of over 30 companies, universities or research institutes can be searched in the Database of DER and Smart Grid Research Infrastructure.
Find grid codes and other interconnection specifications in the Generator to Grid database.

Technical Guidelines on Long-term Photovoltaic Module Outdoor Tests can now be purchased in DERlab Shop.

Last updated 06.03.2015