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

DERlab/SIRFN Special Issue of DER Journal on Pre-standardisation Activities in Grid Integration of DER: Deadline extended to 16 January, 2015 [464 KB]      
SIRFN Technical Meeting Presentations Online [More...]   InGRID - TECNALIA New Electrical Laboratories... [More]
Apply for the ELECTRA Researcher Exchange Programme with the main topic Advanced Voltage and Frequency Control by 23 January, 2015 [More]   Now online: Find the conference programme of IRES 2015 here
FOSS won the visual presentation prize at the EU PVSEC 2014... [More]   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 16.12.2014