E.DSO’s involvement in R&I
E.DSO engages directly and through its members in Research & Innovation (R&I) projects and initiatives to facilitate the integration of new technologies and solutions for the energy system of the future. R&I is one of E.DSO’s main priorities to ensure a distribution grid that is fit for future demands. Including, cooperative work with members through site visits, workshops and new ideas and development of projects and taking part in 9 EU funded projects since 2010. With the objectives to gather knowledge from energy research, support to knowledge sharing, particularly with regards to lessons learned from projects. E.DSO and its members furthermore provide their expertise form the field to European knowledge sharing platforms such as ETIP SNET and EraNets to enable the development of smart grids across territories. EDSO is also co-organising with ENTSO-E the annual InnoGrid conference and co-sponsors Ana Aguado Scholarship to support young talents in the energy sector.