First meeting of the National Stakeholders Coordination Group on Smart Networks for the Energy Transition
Brussels, 28th March 2017
The National Stakeholder Coordination Group (NSCG) is a sounding board and exchange platform for national R&I stakeholders in the area of energy systems and networks, enabling them to contribute actively and in a coordinated way to the goals as agreed in the Stakeholder Declaration on SET-Plan Action 4. After the constitutional NSCG meeting in Barcelona on November 2016, stakeholders from the above named groups are invited to a first regular meeting on 28 March 2017 in Brussels (see the Agenda). The EERA JP on Smart Grids and the ELECTRA IRP will be represented by a few key members and in particular by the Coordinator, Luciano Martini (RSE).
Luciano Martini (RSE) and Helfried Brunner (AIT), will participate in the Indian Smart Grid Week conference which will be held in New Delhi, India, on 7th- 10th March 2017.
The ELECTRA IEEE paper "An European Integrated Research Program on Smart Grids and the ELECTRA Web-Of-Cells Concept" has been selected among the top 20 papers for oral presentation at the Conference that will be held on March 9th. The presentation will be delivered by Helfried Brunner.
Moreover, Luciano and Helfried will attend the Executive Committee (ExCo) meeting of ISGAN (the International Smart Grids Action Network) as Italian and Austrian representatives, respectively. The ExCo of ISGAN is chaired by Michele De Nigris of RSE.
The Management Committee of the ELECTRA Integrated Research Programme is pleased to announce the fifth call for application for Research Exchanges has been extended up to December 22, 2016.
Two parallel streams will operate under this ELECTRA REX call for applications. One stream is for applications involving an industrial host or home (sending) organisation, and the other is for those only involving research organisations; each are equally encouraged. For detailed information on call topics and application procedure click the "Mobility" Tab
Birmingham, 24th - 25th November 2016
On 24th and 25th November 2016 the first EERA scientific conference was held in Birmingham (UK). The conference, organised in a plenary and parallel sections was a great opportunity to catch a cross-view of the main research topics that are going on inside the Joint Programs (JP). (find more here)