The research staff in our teams Smart Customers, Renewables, Nuclear and Digital Innovation, have had numerous academic papers published on a variery of interesting technical topics.


D. Cross, C. Onof, H.C. Winter, P. Bernardara, "Censored rainfall modelling of estimation of fine-scale extremes", Hydrol. Earth Systm. Sci, 22: 727-756, 2018

P. Sharkey, J.A. Tawn, "A Poisson process reparameterisation for Bayesian inference for extremes", Extremes, 20(2):239-263, 2017.

H.C. Winter, "Making sense of multiple extreme weather events", Significance, 14: 6-7, 2017.

T. Crump, G. Ferte, P. Mummery, A. Jivkov, P. Martinuzzi, V-X. Tran, "Dynamic fracture effects on remote stress amplification in AGR graphite bricks", Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2017.

T. Crump, G. Ferte, P. Mummery, A. Jivkov, V-X. Tran, "Dynamic fracture analysis by explicit solid dynamics and implicit crack propagation", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2017.

H.C. Winter, J. Tawn, S.J. Brown, "Modelling the effect of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation on extreme spatial temperature events over Australia", The Annals of Applied Statistics, 2016.

T. Crump, P. Mummery, A. Jivkov, V-X. Tran, "A meso-scale approach to modelling stable dynamic crack propagation in glass under rate-dependent loading", Procedia Structural Integrity, 2016.

T. Crump, G. Ferte, A. Jivkov, P. Mummery, P. Martinuzzi, V-X. Tran, "3D Dynamic Crack Propagation within AGR Graphite Bricks", 2016.

H.C. Winter, J.A. Tawn, "Modelling heatwaves in central France: a case study in extremal dependence", Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 2015.

H.C. Winter, S.J Brown, J.A. Tawn, ""Detecting changing behaviour of heatwaves with climate change", Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System, 2016.

H.C. Winter, J.A Tawn, "kth-order Markov models for assessing heatwave risks", Extremes: Statistical Theory and Applications in Science, Engineering and Economics, 2016. 


Paper accepted at IEEE Conference

The Technical Committee of the International IEEE Conference “Innovative Smart Grid Technologies” (Turin, 26-29 Sept. 2017) has accepted a scientific paper, “Provision of ancillary services in future low-carbon UK electricity system”, which sees Vincenzo Trovato and Anes Dallagi, full-time researchers in R&D UK, in the list of authors.

The submission and acceptance of the paper demonstrates the success of the SparkFund project conducted by the R&D UK and Imperial College London in the last months, since the paper summarises the outcomes of that project.

CIGRE abstract submission

EDF Energy R&D UK has submitted an abstract that has been accepted for the CIGRE conference on power systems taking place in 2018 in Paris. The paper is a result of a collaboration between R&D France, R&D UK and EIFER. It is dedicated to “A comparative analysis of existing and prospective market organisations at the retail level: role modelling and regulatory choices”.

This work aims at identifying changes, opportunities and barriers in business and regulatory models using a peer-reviewed methodology developed by the Market Design Challenge. 

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