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EDSO for Smart Grids

Delivering electricity to Europe


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

Sep 14, 2018

The Commission asked stakeholders at the Florence Forum on 31 May to provide their views on a number of open questions on energy storage, with the aim to outline future EU actions in this field. This document outlines EDSO's views on the questions presented by the Commission.

Aug 09, 2018

EDSO replied to the online consultation that CEER held on its 3D Strategy and its 2019 Work Programme.


Latest News

Sep 11, 2018

EDSO chairman Christian Buchel argues on POLITICO that Europe’s fast-changing energy markets demand ‘agile and efficient’ electricity regulation and that co-legislators should not cripple the new EU DSO Entity with an initial over-regulation.

Sep 05, 2018

The recast of the Electricity Regulation will establish a new EU institution, called “EU DSO Entity”, to foster cooperation between Distribution System Operators (DSOs) who are taking centre stage in the energy transition. EDSO publishes jointly with Eurelectric and GEODE a joint side letter on this EU-DSO entity.