Start ASTROSE-MAGIC

July 01, 2020

On July 1, 2020 the research project ASTROSE-MAGIC started with the partners DResearch Digital Media Systems GmbH, Pfalzwerke Netz AG, LTB Leitungsbau GmbH, TU Berlin and the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration. The project is partly funded for 3 years by the German government.

In its findings paper "Higher utilisation of the electricity grid", the German Energy Agency dena has called for the development of FLM systems capable of providing high-resolution measurement and weather data for each span field: "Reliable information must be available for each individual span field of a circuit to ensure that the positive effects of the weather can also be effective at each section of the line".

In order to meet this requirement, the project will be based on the proven ASTROSE system and will investigate and test by way of example how the wireless sensor nodes can be extended to include wind sensors, a dedicated ampacity module will efficiently process this information and a housing with such electronic components will be developed that also allows the system to be used on high-temperature cables.