Dr.-Ing. Thomas Leveringhaus

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Leveringhaus
Appelstraße 9a
30167 Hannover
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Leveringhaus
Appelstraße 9a
30167 Hannover
Senior Research Staff
Electric Power Engineering Section


  • Optimized operational management of electric power networks (resource planning, optimized congestion management, network loss optimization, reactive power voltage optimization)
  • Inter-TSO-Compensation (ITC)
  • Stability in converter-dominated electric power networks
  • Publications


    Kluß, L., Leveringhaus, T., Sarstedt, M., & Hofmann, L. (Accepted/In press). Inclusion of Network Configurations in a Security Constrained Optimal Power Flow as a Mixed-Integer Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Program. Paper presented at NEIS 2021 , Hamburg, Germany.

    Lotz, M. R., Majumdar, N., Beutel, V., Gerlach, J., Wegkamp, C., Hoffmann, M., Kahl, L., Wussow, J., Schlachter, H., Agert, C., Breitner, M. H., Engel, B., Geissendörfer, S., Hofmann, L., Könemund, M., Kurrat, M., Leveringhaus, T., & Maydell, K. V. (2021). Potentials and Technical Requirements for the Provision of Ancillary Services in Future Power Systems with Distributed Energy Resources. 1-8.

    Majumdar, N., Sarstedt, M., Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (Accepted/In press). Linearized Optimization for Reactive Power Dispatch at Transmission Grid Level considering Discrete Transformer Tap-Settings. In 13th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2021 (APPEEC) (pp. 1-6)

    Sarstedt, M., Leveringhaus, T., Kluß, L., & Hofmann, L. (2021). Comparison of Convexificated SQCQP and PSO for the Optimal Transmission System Operation based on Incremental In-Phase and Quadrature Voltage Controlled Transformers. 1. Paper presented at NEIS 2021 , Hamburg, Germany.

    Wussow, J., Kahl, L., Lotz, M. R., Hoffmann, M., Beutel, V., Buchholz, S., Gerlach, J., Majumdar, N., Narayan, A., Scheunert, A., Baboli, P. T., Tiemann, P. H., Werth, O., Geissendörfer, S., Leveringhaus, T., Maydell, K. V., Engel, B., Kurrat, M., Agert, C., ... Huxoll, N. (2021). SiNED-Ancillary Services for Reliable Power Grids in Times of Progressive German Energiewende and Digital Transformation. In ETG-Kongress 2021 - Von Komponenten bis zum Gesamtsystem für die Energiewende (ETG-Kongress 2021)


    Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2020). Detailed reasoning and derivation of a convexificated quadratic approximation approach for the Security Constrained Optimal Power Flow. In Proceedings - 2020 International Conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems, SGES 2020 (pp. 261-266). [9364447] IEEE Computer Society. doi.org/10.1109/sges51519.2020.00053


    Breithaupt, T., Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2019). Heuristic solution of a joint electric control reserve and wholesale market model. International Journal of Modeling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing, 10(2), 1940001. [1940001]. doi.org/10.1142/s1793962319400014


    Leveringhaus, T., Breithaupt, T., Garske, S., & Hofmann, L. (2018). Modelling of Sequential Optimal Power Flow by Piecewise Linear Convexificated Quadratic Approximations. In 2018 International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON) (pp. 87-92)

    Leveringhaus, T. (2018). Netzoptimierung durch Wirk-und Blindleistungsredispatch auf Basis von konvexifizierten quadratischen Näherungen der Netzgleichungen. München: Verlag Dr. Hut.


    Breithaupt, T., Leveringhaus, T., Rendel, T., & Hofmann, L. (2017). A MILP Approach for the Joint Simulation of Electric Control Reserve and Wholesale Markets. In F. De Rango, T. Oren, & M. S. Obaidat (Eds.), SIMULTECH 2017 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (pp. 314-322) doi.org/10.5220/0006441203140322


    Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2016). Optimal power flow comprising congestions and voltage management by global quadratic optimization of active and reactive power. In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology, POWERCON 2016 (pp. 1-6). [7753927] doi.org/10.1109/powercon.2016.7753927


    Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2015). Combined and optimized redispatch management of multiple congestions and voltage deviations with active and reactive power based on AC-PTDFs with distributed slack. In 2015 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2015 (pp. 1-5). [7286314] (IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting; Vol. 2015-September). doi.org/10.1109/pesgm.2015.7286314


    Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2014). Comparison of methods for state prediction: Power Flow Decomposition (PFD), AC Power Transfer Distribution factors (AC-PTDFs), and Power Transfer Distribution factors (PTDFs). In 2014 IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC) (March ed., pp. 1-6). (Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, APPEEC). doi.org/10.1109/appeec.2014.7066183

    Zimmermann, B., Knorr, K., Steinke, F., Wolfrum, P., & Leveringhaus, T. (2014). Grid Stability in a 100% Renewable Electricity Supply System: Interactions between a High Installed Capacity of Wind Power and the System. 13th Wind Integration Workshop, Berlin, Germany, 11.-13. November 2014.


    Leveringhaus, T., Breithaupt, T., & Hofmann, L. (2012). Physically based congestion management by powerflow superposition methods at optimal cost. In 2012 IEEE International Conference on Power System Technology (POWERCON) (pp. 1-5)

    Rathke, C., Rendel, T., Breithaupt, T. J., Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2012). Influence of Offshore Wind Farms on the European Electricity Market and Transmission System. Paper presented at RAVE – International Conference 2012, Bremerhaven, Germany.


    Leveringhaus, T., & Hofmann, L. (2011). Optimized voltage and reactive power adjustment in power grids using the least-squares-method: Optimization of highly utilized power grids with stochastic renewable energy-sources. In 2011 International Conference on Power and Energy Systems (pp. 1-6)


    Leveringhaus, T., Wolter, M., & Hofmann, L. (2010). Scientific Analysis of Inter-TSO-Compensation-Algorithms by Physically-based Power Flow and Superposition Methods. In Proceedings of the Fourth IASTED Asian Conference on Power and Energy Systems: November 24 - 26, 2010, Phuket, Thailand - ACTA Press, 2010, 2010, Beitrag 701-089, S. 274-281 doi.org/10.2316/P.2010.701-089