How to Turn the Global Smart Grid Challenges into Successes

Mar 15, 2013

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On the March 21-22nd 2013, EDSO for Smart Grids and the Global Smart Grid Federation invited you to a joint event in Brussels, Belguim. The conference highlighted real-life Smart Grids projects from around the world. Based on this, the different challenges and best practices, the supply of Smart Grid equipment and services, and what is needed regarding market development and regulatory frameworks was debated.

 

The development of Smart Grids is a prerequisite for reaching key energy objectives – decreasing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency and the share of renewable energy – bringing us effectively and cost-efficiently to a more sustainable and competitive energy future.

This conference highlighted real-life Smart Grids projects from around the world, debating the different challenges and best practices, the supply of Smart Grid equipment and services, and what is needed regarding market development and policy and regulatory frameworks.

The conference gathered high-level speakers from around the world, representing energy and ICT companies, system operators, manufacturers, research communities and policy decision-makers and revolved around four key themes:

  • Integration of renewable energy resources, plug-in EVs and energy storage to the grid
  • ICT control and data security
  • Smart metering and active demand management
  • Business objectives and market organisation

When: 21-22 March 2013

Where: Brussels Marriott Hotel, Rue Auguste Orts 3, Brussels, Belgium