The presentation of the first ELECTRA IRP paper took place at the Annual International Conference on Reliability of the Liberalized Power System held in St. Petersburg, Russia, between 30th June and 4th July. The organizers of the event were the Energy System Institute, the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Siberian Chapter. Prof. Irina Oleinikova from IPE, Latvia, had the chance to have a close interaction with representatives of Russian organizations and universities, fostering future collaboration and information sharing. The event is part of a number of international cooperation initiatives which are envisaged for the project.
An EERA Joint Programme on Smart Grids Steering Committee periodic meeting was held on 6th and 7th May at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK. The event constituted the opportunity to organise also a dedicated ELECTRA IRP session with the project partners. SC members were updated about the latest achievements and planned the activities for the next six months.
A group of one day workshops was held at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK on May 8th 2014. The event constituted the opportunity for research and industrial participants to contribute short presentations and join in technical discussions with European smart grid specialists.
For further information, please have a look at the flyer of the event and at the material available in the "Technical Workshops" of the "Dissemination" section of the website.
During the EERA JP Smart Grids Steering Committee (SC) meeting organized by LABORELEC on March 11-13th in Brussels, a dedicated ELECTRA IRP session took place.
All 21 ELECTRA IRP partners attended this session that provided to SC members and to the EC Project Officer an update about the latest achievements. During the ELECTRA IRP session the SC discussed several issues and also approved the first documents and formats to be circulated and disseminated outside the consortium.