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Hendrik Lens

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Head of Department Power Generation and Automatic Control (SuA)
Professor for Power Plant and Grid Systems
Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology (IFK)


+49 711 685 66213
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70569 Stuttgart
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  1. Alaya, O., Cao, K.-K., Buschmann, J., & Lens, H. (2023). The impact of spatial resolution in energy system optimization models on AC-power flow convergence. In VDE (Ed.), ETG Congress 2023 (pp. 1--7). VDE.
  2. Maucher, P., Remppis, S., Schlipf, D., & Lens, H. (2023). Handling Limitations in the Interzonal Exchange of Automatic Frequency Restoration Reserves. 22nd IFAC World Congress, 56(2), Article 2.
  3. Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2023). Analyse der tragenden Rolle von Elementen mit netzbildender Regelung für einen stabilen Stromnetzbetrieb (12). 71(12), Article 12.
  4. Ungerland, J., Poshiya, N., Biener, W., & Lens, H. (2023). A Voltage Sensitivity Based Equivalent for Active Distribution Networks Containing Grid Forming Converters. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 14(4), Article 4.
  5. Ungerland, J., & Lens, H. (2023). Evaluation of Equivalent Dynamic Active Distribution Network Models with Individual and Aggregated Consideration of Grid Forming Converters (12). 11(12), Article 12.
  6. Achenbach, D., Lips, J., & Lens, H. (2022). Optimization of the Electricity Market Participation by a Waste Incineration CHP Plant with a Battery Energy Storage System. PESS + PELSS 2022; Power and Energy Student Summit, 176--181.
  7. Lens, H., Mitrentsis, G., Abele, H., Lehner, J., & Schoell, C. (2022). Measurement Data Based Identification of the Contribution of Distribution Networks to the Self-Regulating Effect. Power Supply Transformation - Grid Regulation and System Stability; 14. ETG/GMA-Symposium, 76–81.
  8. Lips, J., & Lens, H. (2022). Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of the Steam Cycle Utility System of a Waste Incineration Cogeneration Plant. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55(20), Article 20.
  9. Lips, J., & Lens, H. (2022). Flexibilitätspotenzialanalyse regionaler KWK-Anlagen mittels dynamischer Prozesssimulation. Kraftwerkstechnik 2022 Power Plant Technology, 253--266.
  10. Maucher, P., Remppis, S., Schlipf, D., & Lens, H. (2022). Control Aspects of the Interzonal Exchange of Automatic Frequency Restoration Reserves. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55(9), Article 9.
  11. Maucher, P., & Lens, H. (2022). Monitoring the Compliance of Balancing Reserves Power with the System Operation Guideline of Continental Europe. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55(9), Article 9.
  12. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2022). A Gaussian process framework for the probabilistic dynamic modeling of active distribution networks using exogenous variables. Electric Power Systems Research, 211, 108403.
  13. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2022). An interpretable probabilistic model for short-term solar power forecasting using natural gradient boosting. Applied Energy, 309, 118473.
  14. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2022). Enabling Energy Transition: An Interpretable AI Model for Probabilistic Solar Power Forecasting. Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen 72 (2022) Heft 1-2, S. 63 - 65.
  15. Mitrentsis, G., Liu, M., & Lens, H. (2022). Open Source Tool for Probabilistic Short-Term PV and Wind Power Forecasting. 2022 17th International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS), 1–6.
  16. Rogalla, S., Denninger, R., Ernst, P., Greulich, A., Lens, H., Salman, A., Schaupp, T., Singer, R., & Ungerland, J. (2022). Netzbildende Wechselrichter in Verbundnetzen – Abschließende Ergebnisse aus dem Forschungsprojekt VerbundnetzStabil. In Zukunftsnetz (Ed.), Tagung Zukünftige Stromnetze 26. - 27. Januar.
  17. Scheifele, D., & Lens, H. (2022). Transient Stability of Generator Groups: Factors of Influence and Countermeasures. NEIS 2022; Conference on Sustainable Energy Supply and Energy Storage Systems, 36–41.
  18. Schöll, C., Lehner, J., Weidner, J., & Lens, H. (2022). Abschaltung von Dezentralen Erzeugungsanlagen Infolge von Unterspannungen Im Kontext von LFSM-O. 14. ETG/GMA Fachtagung “Netzregelung Und Systemführung,” 54–59.
  19. Ungerland, J., Bhadani, R., Biener, W., & Lens, H. (2022). Operating Point Dependency and Adaptation of Dynamic Active Distribution Network Equivalents. 2022 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG), 1–6.
  20. Cao, K.-K., Haas, J., Sperber, E., Sasanpour, S., Sarfarazi, S., Pregger, T., Alaya, O., Lens, H., Drauz, S. R., & Kneiske, T. M. (2021). Bridging granularity gaps to decarbonize large-scale energy systems—The case of power system planning. Energy Science & Engineering Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2021, Pages 1052-1060.
  21. Cao, K.-K., Pregger, T., Haas, J., & Lens, H. (2021). To Prevent or Promote Grid Expansion? Analyzing the Future Role of Power Transmission in the European Energy System. . . Front. Energy Res. 8:541495.
  22. Ernst, P., Singer, R., Rogalla, S., Greulich, A., Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2021). Behavior of Grid Forming Converters in Different Grid Scenarios - Result of a Test Campaign on a Megawatt Scale. In Energynautics (Ed.), 20th Wind Integration Workshop.
  23. Maucher, P., & Lens, H. (2021). Dynamic monitoring of Frequency Containment Reserve activation. VGB PowerTech 11 (2021), S. 45 - 52.
  24. Maucher, P., & Lens, H. (2021). Monitoring the Compliance of Frequency Containment Reserves Activation with the System Operation Guideline of Continental Europe. ETG Congress 2021, 1–6.
  25. Maucher, P., & Lens, H. (2021). On the Specification of Requirements for the Activation Dynamics of Frequency Containment Reserves. 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids, 45--50.
  26. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2021). A Dynamic Active Distribution Network Equivalent for Enhancing the Generalization Capability of the Exponential Recovery Model in Stability Studies. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 36(3), Article 3.
  27. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2021). Data-Driven Dynamic Models of Active Distribution Networks Using Unsupervised Learning Techniques on Field Measurements. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12(4), Article 4.
  28. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2021). Probabilistic Dynamic Model of Active Distribution Networks Using Gaussian Processes. 2021 IEEE Madrid PowerTech, 1–6.
  29. Müller, B., & Lens, H. (2021). Influence of Distribution Grid Characteristics on Redispatch Potential of Dispersed Flexibility. CIRED 2021 Conference 20 – 23 September 2021, Paper 0164.
  30. Rogalla, S., Ernst, P., Schöll, C., Greulich, A., Schaupp, T., Denninger, R., Lehner, J., Singer, R., Salman, A., Lens, H., & Ungerland, J. (2021). Grid Forming Converters in Interconnected Systems - Final Results from the Joint Research Project VerbundnetzStabil. In Energynautics (Ed.), 20th Wind Integration Workshop.
  31. Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2021). Design- and Simulation-based Comparison of Grid-Forming Converter Control Concepts. In Energynautics (Ed.), 20th Wind Integration Workshop.
  32. Mitrentsis, G., & Lens, H. (2020). Unsupervised learning method for clustering dynamic behavior in the context of power systems. IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 53, Issue 2, 13024–13029. 10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.2170
  33. Müller, B., & Lens, H. (2020). Coordinated Dynamic Use of Dispersed Flexibility to Maximize the Time-variant Aggregated Potential for Redispatch. IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 53, Issue 2, 12195–12200. 10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.1076
  34. Salah, A., & Lens, H. (2020). Model Free Control of Mercury Re-Emissions in Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization Units. Kraftwerkstechnik 2020, Tagungsband Des Kraftwerkstechnischen Kolloquiums 2020, 6.-7.10.2020, Dresden.
  35. Scheifele, D., Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2020). Comparison of grid-forming voltage source converter control concepts with respect to large active power imbalances. PESS 2020; IEEE Power and Energy Student Summit, 05.-07. Oct 2020, Darmstadt, 9–14.
  36. Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2020). Impact of Current Limitation of Grid-forming Voltage Source Converters on Power System Stability. IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 53, Issue 2, 13520–13524. 10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.766
  37. Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2020). Instability Phenomena in Interconnected Power Systems Caused by Current Limitation of Grid-Forming Converters. Conference Proceedings: 19th Wind Integration Workshop - 11-12 November 2020.
  38. van der Straeten, M., Lens, H., Leifeld, T., Hartmann, M., & Schneider, S. M. (2020). Vorstellung eines Regelkonzeptes zur Überführung von Industrienetzen mit eigenen Erzeugungsanlagen in den Inselbetrieb. Kraftwerkstechnik 2020. Kraftwerkstechnisches Kolloquium, Dresden, Germany.
  39. Wilhelm, K., Alaya, O., Mueller, B., & Lens, H. (2020). A Linearized AC-OPF Framework for Re-dispatch Optimization. PESS 2020; IEEE Power and Energy Student Summit, 1–6.
  40. Wilhelm, K., Alaya, O., Müller, B., & Lens, H. (2020). A Linearized AC-OPF Framework for Re-dispatch Optimization. PESS 2020; IEEE Power and Energy Student Summit, 05.-07. Oct 2020, Darmstadt, 106–111.
  41. Müller, B., Paret, T., & Lens, H. (2019). Redispatch potential of virtual power plants for transmission grid congestion management. Internationaler ETG-Kongress 2019, 8.-9. Mai 2019, Esslingen, 117–122.
  42. Schöll, C., Lehner, J., & Lens, H. (2019). Bedeutung und messtechnische Bestimmung des Netzselbstregeleffekts. In V.-V. GmbH (Ed.), ETG-Fachbericht 160 der 13. ETG/GMA-Fachtagung “Netzregelung und Systemführung” (Vol. 160, pp. 104–109). VDE-Verlag GmbH.
  43. Müller, B., Salzinger, M., Lens, H., Enzenhöfer, R., & Gutekunst, F. (2018). Coordinated congestion management across voltage levels using load flow sensitivities. Conference Proceedings: 15th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM).
  44. Schöll, C., Lehner, J., & Lens, H. (2018). Impact of current-controlled voltage source converters on power system stability. IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems - 10th CPES, 51(28), Article 28.
  45. Schöll, C., & Lens, H. (2018). Untersuchung des Einspeiseverhaltens stromgeregelter Umrichter mit PLL bei Spannungswinkelsprüngen. Tagungsband: Zukünftige Stromnetze Für Erneuerbare Energien 2018, 103–117.
  46. Weißbach, T., Remppis, S., & Lens, H. (2018). Impact of current market developments in Europe on deterministic grid frequency deviations and frequency restauration reserve demand. Conference Proceedings: 15th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM).
  47. Welfonder, E., Lens, H., & Schöll, C. (2018). Bedeutung des Netzselbstregeleffekts. Ew, 7-8 | 2018, 46–55.
  48. Lehmann, D., & Lens, H. (2017). Flexile conventional power plants and volatile renewable power production - control opportunities. VGB PowerTech, 1–2, Article 1–2.
  49. Lens, H. (2017). Einsatz elektrischer Energiespeicher für die Netzregelung. In H. Weber (Ed.), Tagungsband: 12. ETG/GMA-Fachtagung „Netzregelung und Systemführung“ (pp. 12–18). VDE VERLAG GMBH.
  50. Remppis, S., Weißbach, T., & Lens, H. (2017). Auswirkungen von Markttrends auf Netzfrequenzabweichungen und Regelenergiebedarf. Ew - Magazin Für Die Energiewirtschaft, 7, Article 7.
  51. Schober, B., Beirow, M., Baumann, M., & Lens, H. (2017). Contribution of a biomass-driven PtG concept to congestion management in the German power transmission grid. Conference Proceedings: NEIS 2017, Conference on Substainable Energy Supply and Energy Storage Systems, 223–228.
  52. Welfonder, E., & Lens, H. (2017). Erhalt des Netzselbstregeleffektes auch bei zunehmend umrichtergeführten Antriebs-/Arbeitsmaschinen. Tagungsband: 12. ETG/GMA-Fachtagung „Netzregelung Und Systemführung“, 110–117.
  53. Gutekunst, F., Remppis, S., van der Straeten, M., Salzinger, M., & Lens, H. (2016). Untersuchung verschiedener Einflüsse erneuerbarer Energien auf das deutsche Stromversorgungssystem. VGB PowerTech, 12/2016, Article 12/2016.
  54. Straeten, M. van der, Remppis, S., Siebenlist, A., & Lens, H. (2016). Analyse von strukturellen Veränderungen im europäischen Verbundnetz anhand eines zeitsynchronisierten, verteilten Frequenzmesssystems. Tagungsband: VDE-Kongress 2016 – Internet der Dinge.
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