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EDSO for Smart Grids

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Smart grids

EDSO for Smart Grids gathers leading European distribution system operators (DSOs) for electricity, cooperating to bring smart grids from vision to reality in Europe and is focused on guiding EU RD&D, policy and member state regulation to support this development.

Smart grids are a prerequisite to achieving the EU’s ambitious energy and climate objectives to 2020 and beyond – decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy efficiency and the strongest driver of all, increasing the share of renewable energy connected to our networks.

EDSO and its members are committed to taking on this huge challenge, while at the same time ensuring the reliability of Europe’s electricity supply to consumers and enabling them to take a more active part in our energy system.

EDSO is the key-interface between Europe’s DSOs and the European institutions, promoting the development and large-scale testing of smart grid models and technologies in real-life situations, new market designs and regulation.

Our brochure  and “Why smart grids?” section of the website lay out in more detail these challenges and the solutions that smart grids offer.

 

Don’t miss our conference the 26th-27th June 2017 in Brussels



Latest Publications

Jun 26, 2017

The 4 DSO associations have published a joint comment paper to ENTSO-E public consultation on the Stakeholder Survey on the Frequency Stability Parameters Implementation Guidance Document.

Jun 26, 2017

EDSO acknowledges the importance of smart grid projects to significantly contribute to market integration, sustainability, security of supply and competition throughout the European Union and therefore the need for such projects from an EU energy policy perspective. EDSO is therefore favorable to the acceptance of the 4 smart grid candidate projects in the Third list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI).


Latest News

Jul 03, 2017

Following the success for the sixth year in a row of their joint conference on innovation in electricity grids, INNOGRID2020+, the association for electricity distribution system operators, EDSO for Smart Grids, and the European network of transmission system operators for electricity, ENTSO-E, commit to join forces on speeding up the smartening of the electricity system.

Jun 28, 2017

EDSO Board of Directors, gathered today in Brussels, elected Christian Buchel, EDSO’s Vice-Chairperson and Chair of the Policy Committee, as the new Chairperson of the association. As first words in his new position, he underlined the key priorities ahead for EDSO: digitalisation and innovation, as well as the EU DSO Entity.

EDSO events

Partner events

10th Edition European Electricity Ancillary and Balancing Forum
25- 26 September 2017, Barcelona

Battery & Energy Storage 2017
28- 29 November 2017, Warwick Coventry

SMARTGREENS 2018: 8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems
16- 18 March 2018, Funchal





https://www.edsoforsmartgrids.eu/wp-content/uploads/brochure.pdf