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InnoGrid 2020+ Conference rescheduled

Brussels (Be), June 27-28, 2016

inno june2016After the tragic events in Brussels, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and the European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids (EDSO) informed that the InnoGrid2020+ conference has been rescheduled on 27-28 June 2016.

ELECTRA reconfirmed its participation: posters on the Web-of Cells architecture and on the progress of researchers exchange actvity will be presented.

 


ELECTRA REX News


REX news2Prof. Graeme Burt of the University of Strathclyde,WP9 leader, delivered a presentation about objectives and achievements of Electra researchers exchange activity, at the workshop on power system testing held as a side event of the DERlab General Assembly in Brno (CZ) on 17 March, 2016.

Among others, positive results of REX Call 3 have been reported; namely seven global exchanges have been granted.
REX call 4 opening, scheduled by the middle of May, has been also announced.


ELECTRA at EV expo in Jeju island - Korea

"Jeju island (South Korea) wishes to become carbon free by 2030"
The 3rd International Electric Vehicle Expo

March 18, 2016 Jeju, Korea

Marinelli Jeju KoreaAs part of this ambitious plan, the government plan to deploy 300,000 EVs by 2030 and completely replace traditional petrol car. Since March 2014, an International EV Expo has been organized in order to promote this process; moreover, starting from this year, an international conference has been initiated in order to support the research initiatives on EV grid integration.
Mattia Marinelli (DTU) has given a keynote speech titled "Enhancing the role of EVs in the smart grid: Resources or threats to power system operation? Trends and research drivers in Europe", where he also presented the web-of-cells concept and the smart grid research activities ongoing in the ELECTRA project.

Maybe this island and its 300,000 EV could set the perfect scene for testing the Web-of-Cells concept?


Good news regarding REX Call 3 for Global smart grid researcher exchanges

rex immDue to a number of urgent requests we have agreed to extend the deadline for online applications to 18th January 2016. The review process will commence immediately after this deadline so don't be late!

In addition we are delighted to announce that the opportunity for applicants has been extended to include EERA JP Smart Grid participants and associates as well as ELECTRA partners.

 


 

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