Olof Samuelsson


Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
  • Control Engineering


  • electric power systems, Ssart grids, renewable energy, wind power, solar photovoltaics, automation, electricity network, Space weather


Energy use in society is in a transition to use less fossil fuel and more renewable energy, but still using less energy in total. Electrical energy plays a key role in this and takes a more and more important role in society. It is therefore important to complement energy and climate-related targets with the assurance of reliable electricity supply. The power system research at IEA is aligned with these high level goals and key themes are:

  • Power system integration of renewable electricity generation covers wind power integration on distribution and system levels, but also issues related to distributed (micro) generation such as photovoltaics.
  • Reliable power supply includes assuring personal safety through reliable fault clearing, managing stability limits and analyzing large disturbances including geomagnetic disturbances.

The research methods range from experimental analysis of laboratory-scale systems to computer simulations of detailed dynamic models of national power systems. This is complemented by field measurements from Phasor Measurements Units and other devices. The subject areas covered cover but are not limited to power systems analysis, electrical machines, power electronics, signal processing and power system automation.

Recent research outputs

Stefan Polster, Herwig Renner, Katrin Friedl & Olof Samuelsson, 2020 Dec, In: Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik. 137, 8, p. 394-399 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vidar Johnsson & Olof Samuelsson, 2020 Sep, 2020 55th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC): Verifying the Targets . IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 9209861

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

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