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EERA JP on Smart Grid

24th Steering Committee meeting hosted by FOSS Cyprus

11-13 May 2016

cyprus1Foss will host the 24th Steering Committee of EERA JP on Smart Grids.
Namely the International Workshop "Islands and/or weakly linked grids with high potential of market mature RES" will be held on May 11, in Nicosia (see attached Agenda).
The Steering Committee (SC) meeting of EERA JP on Smart Grids will be hosted by FOSS on May 12-13, in Larnaka.
Both the workshop and the SC meeting are open to JP SG Participants and Associate Participants.
Although the participation to both events is free of charge, the registration is obligatory and is done by clicking here.


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?


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