Event report – Powering Tomorrow: Grids, Investments, And Skills Unleashed

On April 9, 2024, the European Parliament in Brussels served as the stage for the “Powering Tomorrow: Grids, Investments, and Skills Unleashed” event organised by E.DSO in collaboration with Greens MEP Ciaran Cuffe’s office. The event featured a diverse lineup of speakers, each bringing unique perspectives that enriched the discussion on the topic: Rémy Garaude-Verdier […]

E.DSO Customer Crisis Communication & Management Webinar – Press Release

Today, 28 February 2024, E.DSO held a Crisis, Customer Communication and Management webinar, organised by its Customer Empowerment Working Stream, where four European DSOs shared their insights on how they communicated with their customers in times of big crises. Ruslan Volynets from the Ukrainian DSO DTEK shared DTEK’s strategy regarding the current ongoing war. It […]

Insights on Dedicated Measurement Devices (DMDs) unveiled at E.DSO internal Roundtable

On 6 February 2024, E.DSO convened an internal roundtable to detangle the issue of the Dedicated Measurement Devices (DMDs) as enshrined in Recital 18 and Article 7b of the compromised version of the (EU) Regulation 2019/943: Internal Market for Electricity (EMD). This discussion evolved around the regulatory and technical requirements backing the E.DSO rationale behind […]

European energy sector increasing data usage, but not yet fully data-centric – Press Release

In-depth Opendatasoft research finds challenges centre on culture, data quality and complex technology The study reveals the following narrative: 66% of these companies are fervently advocating for increased data sharing to accelerate decarbonisation efforts. However, 73% of European energy companies are struggling with significant challenges as they aim to embrace a data-centric approach and promote […]

Webinar: E.DSO together with DOWEL Innovation: “Assessing EU funding priorities – Connecting missing pieces to solve the DSO funding gap”– Press Release

Last Wednesday, 15 November, E.DSO and DOWEL Innovation hosted an insightful webinar, “Assessing EU funding priorities – Connecting missing pieces to solve the DSO funding gap.” The event was scheduled to present the results of a survey conducted among European Distribution System Operators, offering a deep dive into major funding opportunities at EU and Member […]

6th E.DSO Stakeholder & Innovation Council (SIC) “Landscaping the future grids & customers. How to define innovation, regulation, and expectations?” – Press Release

The 6th edition of E.DSO Stakeholder & Innovation Council (SIC), a premier event for discussions on the future of the energy sector closed its deliberations yesterday (16 November 2023). The event set against a dynamic context, coinciding with discussions on the Energy Market Design (EMD) reform trilogues on the same day and following the recent […]

Event report – Greasing The Wheels: Electrifying Urban Transport Navigating the Role of DSOs in Shaping a Smarter Tomorrow

On 3 October 2023 an extraordinary gathering of industry leaders and Commission officials took place at the event titled “Greasing the Wheels: Electrifying Urban Transport – Navigating the role of DSOs in shaping a smarter tomorrow.” This pivotal event brought together influential figures, including automotive manufacturers, regulators, DSOs, and Charge Points Operators (CPOs), to engage […]

E.DSO Roundtable on Energy Data Spaces

On 6 September 2023, E.DSO convened an internal roundtable focusing on the upcoming European Data Space, a pivotal pillar of the EU Digitalization of Energy Action Plan, unveiled in autumn 2022. The Action Plan places substantial emphasis on the key role of Energy Data Space in the creation of a fully digitalised energy system. These […]

E.DSO, ENCS, ENISA and ENTSO-E hosted their 6th Cybersecurity Event “European energy grids’ security in a changed landscape – closing the skills gap and getting prepared”

The Association of European Distribution System Operators (E.DSO), the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS), the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), together hosted a public conference on power grids cybersecurity in Athens on Thursday 21 September. The event was also held in partnership […]

Platone Final Conference: ‘Digitalize DSOs to Unlock Flexibility’ – Press Release

On 28 June, the EU-funded Platone project presented the learnings and achievements of its nearly four years of activities during the Final Conference “Digitalize DSOs to Unlock Flexibility”. Project partners and exceptional guest speakers from all across Europe took an audience of around 100 participants for a deep dive into the future of flexibility procurement, […]

Is EU regulation supporting the cyber revolution for the energy sector? – Press Release

Jointly organised by ESMIG and E.DSO, the webinar “Is EU regulation supporting the cyber revolution for the energy sector?” took place on Tuesday, 16 May 2023. Fostering an interactive exchange, the webinar provided insight into current cybersecurity legislation, focussing on further developments and how it could be streamlined to avoid overlaps with other European legislation, […]

Unpacking the Green Deal Industrial Plan: Energy Industry Implications – Press Release

The event ‘Unpacking the Green Deal Industrial Plan: Energy Industry implications’ took place in the morning on Tuesday, 18 April 2023 as an online – 2 hours event. In an interactive setting, the webinar offered actionable intelligence, reliable insight, and a deep understanding of the latest energy lever that all sectors, including Distribution System Operators […]

Bridging the Energy Transition: DSOs at the Centre of Cross-Sector Integration – Press Release

29 March, 2023 With more than 70 participants, E.DSO held the 4th edition of its Projects in the Spotlight Event focusing on the role played by Distribution System Operators (DSOs) as facilitators of energy system integration. The decarbonisation of the European economy pivots around the electrification of traditionally high-emitting sectors, calling for a coordinated planning […]

5th edition Stakeholder & Innovation Council – Press Release

On 30 November, E.DSO Stakeholder & Innovation Council (SIC) wrapped its fifth edition in the framework of ENLIT (hybrid format). The leaders of the distribution sector and energy associations representing solar-PV, customers, and manufacturers, together with regulators and standardisation associations kicked off the event with a passionate call to address the triple crisis – energy, […]

E.DSO-ENCS-ENTSO-E host the 5th Cybersecurity event “European energy grids’ security in a radically changed landscape” – Press Release

Brussels, 23 November 2022 Today, the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS), the Association of European Distribution System Operators (E.DSO), and the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), together hosted a hybrid event discussing the latest industry knowledge in a radically changed landscape resulting from the war in Ukraine with experts in […]

E.DSO-European Commission Joint Seminar “A multi-scale calibration approach for a digitalised energy system transformation’ – Press Release

The E.DSO-DG ENER-DG CNECT Joint Seminar “A multi-scale calibration approach for a digitalised energy system transformation’ took place today. The event brought together over 200 participants, both in Brussels and online, featured 17 speakers, 5 main sessions and 2 individual keynote remarks from the European Commission. The aim of the seminar was to engage in […]

European Energy-Information Sharing & Analysis Centre and Europe’s Distribution System Operators Establish Memorandum of Understanding

12 October 2022  The European Association of leading European Distribution System Operators (E.DSO) and the European Energy Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (EE-ISAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 22 September 2022. The MoU aims to reinforce the cyber resilience of critical infrastructures in Europe and practices by promoting customers’ empowerment as well […]

Oh yes: Open Source is the big thing for DSO and TSO – Press Release

22 September 2022 With more than 150 participants on web platforms, E.DSO, the European Distribution System Operators’ Association, has discussed, in collaboration with the RWTH Aachen University, on the question ‘Is Open Source the next big Thing in Electricity Distribution?’ With Antonello Monti’s, Professor at the RWTH Aachen University, opening speech, the fundamental role of […]

InnoGrid 2022: an acceleration of innovation needed to repower Europe

The REPowerEU plan calls on Europe to fast forward its energy transition, building on the more ambitious climate targets set by the ‘Fit for 55’ package. With electricity as the key energy carrier for a carbon-neutral future, innovation in power networks needs to be sped up. On 29 June, InnoGrid 2022 was held for its […]

Eurelectric Power Plant Report

Power Plant harnesses Eurelectric’s experience in collaboration and advocacy to create a new community comprising a range of stakeholders. Experts from the worlds of industry, civil society, government, and academia working together to explore the natural synergies between RES deployment, and biodiversity preservation and regeneration. Reconciling climate change mitigation and restoring natural habitats required developing […]

E.DSO holds 4th Stakeholder and Innovation Council at Enlit Europe

E.DSO holds 4th Stakeholder and Innovation Council at Enlit Europe The 4th edition of the Stakeholder & Innovation Council is over, and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Under the headline “The Thin Veil of Renewal: Building the Next Grid Generation” this year’s edition addressed three of the most topical issues […]