Key project events


CIGRE 2016 workshop: "New approaches for reliability management in transmission networks: methods and tools"

A Gapur/iTesla workshop sided to the CIGRE Session on 24 August 2016 in Paris. More info here.

PSCC 2016 workshop: "Network Security Assessment: A New Tool Embracing a Probabilistic, Risk-Based Approach"

iTesla workshop at the 19th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC 2016) held in June 2016 in Genova, Italy. More info here.

"Reliability management in transmission networks : Novel methods and tools from GARPUR and iTesla projects", 17 March 2016, Brussels

Good attendance and interesting discussions at this joint GARPUR and iTesla workshop tailored to energy regulators and ministries!

3rd Joint iTesla-UMBRELLA workshop: Innovative Tools for the Future Coordinated Operation of the Pan-European Electricity Transmission System, 26 January 2016, Brussels

The 3rd and final joint workshop between iTesla and UMBRELLA consortia gathered over 70 people counting TSOs, equipment manufacturers and academics. The two projects respectively presented their final results: innovative tools for the future coordinated operation of the pan European electricity transmission system. For more information please visit this page.

The agenda and presentations are available for download below.
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Network Security Assessment Days, 4-5 November 2015, Brussels

The iTesla consortium organised it's final workshop on the 4-5 November 2015 in Brussels  to present the project outputs. The workshop gathered 91 participants including 11 different TSOs and CORESO.

The event was organised along two days:

- Day 1, November 4th: Concepts and theoretical results in iTesla
- Day 2, November 5th: Operational use and added value of iTesla prototype toolbox

To download the agenda and the presentations, please visit this page.

Joint session iTesla / Umbrella/ Garpur at PowerTech 2015, 30th June 2015, Eindhoven

The three FP7 projects iTesla, Umbrella and Garpur held a joint session during the Powertech 2015 conference in Eindhoven. The agenda of this session is detailed here.

  • Download the iTesla partners' presentations and papers from this session here
  • Download the Garpur partners' presentations on this page
  • The Umbrella patners' presentation should be available soon on this page

The Itesla partners also presented 6 other papers to the Powertech conference sessions, that can be found in this page.


Dissemination workshop towards TSOs, researchers & software developers, 22nd August 2014, Paris 

iTesla organised a workshop about Probabilistic Risk-Based Approach to Network Security Assessment, on 22nd August in Paris. The event gathered 58 participants, including TSOs from Brazil, New Zealand, Serbia, Estonia, Ireland, and Finland– in addition to the 6 involved in the project. Some major manufacturers also joined, with representatives from Siemens, Alstom Grid, and Schneider Electric.


Trouble downloading or opening the Zip files? Please use this page for the downloads.

Meeting with the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), June 30th 2014, Ljubljana.

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On the 30th of June 2014, a delegation gathering representatives from iTESLA, UMBRELLA and GARPUR projects was received by the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) in Ljubljana. The meeting allowed regulators to get an overview of some research activities jointly performed by TSOs and academia in relation with the security assessment of power transmission systems, and to be aware of the potential impacts of these activities on European Network Codes.

2nd joint workshop between iTesla and Umbrella consortia, January 14th 2014, Brussels 

This workshop gathered over 80 people counting TSOs, equipment manufacturers and academics. The two projects respectively presented their achievements so far and the challenges ahead, and a first demo of the iTesla prototype toolbox was performed. An overall description of the iTesla toolbox architecture was put forward.


First workshop dedicated to TSOs, June 26th 2013, Nice, France 

The workshop gathered close to 50 attendees and enabled non-iTesla TSOs to know more about the project objectives and prepare their organization to use a new generation of tools for power system security assessment.


1st joint workshop between iTesla and Umbrella consortia, June 21st 2012 

40 participants attended the workshop, during which the iTesla and Umbrella coordinators respectively introduced their project. The afternoon session was fully dedicated to discussions addressing risk based assessment issues and defense plan concepts.