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EDSO for Smart Grids

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Distribution Networks

Cost-efficient grid operation


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.

 



Latest Publications

Mar 23, 2018

EDSO explores the questions of what effects does electric vehicle charging have on distribution grids, and how can distribution system operators (DSOs) tackle the integration of the new loads into their networks in a smart way.

Mar 20, 2018

In September 2017, the European Commission proposed a Regulation aiming at reinforcing the role of the EU Cybersecurity Agency ENISA and setting up European cybersecurity certification schemes. EDSO welcomes this piece of legislation that could bring potential to foster network and information security throughout the EU. EDSO members have continuously dedicated attention and efforts to increase security levels on their networks and in their activities. Therefore, EDSO considers this proposal as a positive step in EU cybersecurity policy. However, some further attention should be paid to specific points of the proposed certification schemes.


Latest News

Mar 23, 2018

EDSO explores the questions of what effects does electric vehicle charging have on distribution grids, and how can distribution system operators (DSOs) tackle the integration of the new loads into their networks in a smart way.

Mar 12, 2018

InnoGrid2020+ is THE event on innovation in European electricity networks organized by European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and the European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids (EDSO). This year event is scheduled in Brussels on 15-16 May 2018.