E.DSO’s Technology Committee is the association’s reference point for technical aspects related to smart distribution grids, in relation to EU energy policy developments. Fostering the exchange of knowledge on smart grids among European DSOs in order to formulate recommendations on already established technologies for network planning and operation. Additionally, E.DSO identifies trends and emerging innovation technologies in the distribution network and supports the design of implementation strategies. The committee actively monitors technical regulations (network codes, standards) and tries to provide a timely expertise on relevant topics to European policymakers. Its five priority areas are Active Network Management, Electric Vehicles grid integration, Data Management, Cybersecurity, and Network Codes.