ENCS and EDSO step up partnership to face emerging cybersecurity evolution and challenges in European smart grids
European system operators should be world leaders in smart grid revolution, says EDSO Chairman Christian Buchel at Innogrid2020+ conference
Brussels, 15 May 2018. In his opening speech at Innogrid2020+, EDSO Chairman Christian Buchel called for European system operators to deepen and accelerate their common work to become the world leaders in the smart grid revolution.
ENTSO-E and EDSO for Smart Grids launch the ‘Power Networks Europe Award’
The first laureates Dr Chavdar Ivanov and the company Sunchain, respectively nominated by ENTSO-E and EDSO, have been rewarded for their contribution to building Europe’s future power network. The handover took place during the second day of INNOGRID2020+.
Get ready for the Twenties: 10 innovation actions for a future-proof power system
Brussels, 15 May 2018 - At this year’s INNOGRID2020+ conference, co-organisers EDSO for Smart Grids and ENTSO-E will jointly present their ‘Ten priorities for Europe’s research policy to deliver the Energy Union’ and hand them over to the Commission.
Smart charging: integrating a large widespread of electric cars in electricity distribution grids
REGISTER TO 2018 InnoGrid2020+ Conference InnoGrid2020+ ‘Get Ready for the Twenties’
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.
Electricity and Gas Associations team up on flexibility in Energy Transition
The European electricity and gas associations, representing distribution system operators (DSOs) - CEDEC, EDSO, eurelectric, Eurogas and GEODE - teamed up at an event at Brussels to address the issue of flexibility in the energy transition. They presented two reports entitled “Flexibility in the Energy Transition: a Toolbox for Electricity DSOs” and “Flexibility in the Energy Transition: a Toolbox for Gas DSOs”. These reports set out a holistic approach for DSOs use of flexibility to assist them contribute to the transition to a more decarbonised, decentralised and digitised energy system.
Electricity Market Design: Unbalanced governance could affect proper working of EU DSO Entity
Today, the European Parliament’s ITRE committee voted on the Electricity Regulation and Directive which are the center pieces of the new electricity market design. EDSO welcomes many of the committee’s adopted provisions. Also, the new DSO Entity is a crucial stepping stone towards a future-proof European electricity market. However, by opting for an unbalanced representation in the body’s Board of Directors, MEPs have chosen an approach that will make future work in the Entity much more difficult.
EDSO’s Nikos Hatziargyriou takes chairmanship of ETIP SNET
At the 8th meeting of the Governing Board of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for the Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) on 24 January 2018, Nikos Hatziargyriou started his chairmanship of the platform. He succeeds Konstantin Staschus, ENTSO-E Chief Innovation Officer, who has been Chairman of the ETIP SNET since its creation in July 2016.
European Files Magazine publishes flexibility article by EDSO chairman
In its recent issue on ‘European Global Leadership in Renewable Energy’, The European Files Magazine published an article by EDSO chairman Christian Buchel, dealing with flexibility for smart distribution grids.