Entries by Chiara Canestrini

SmartNet at the Global Forum Electricity Ancillary Services and Balancing

On 23 November 2017, the SmartNet Project landed in Berlin for the Global Forum Electricity Ancillary Services and Balancing where we presented our case studies. The WP leader, Carlos Madina gave a comprehensive view of the main aims and results of the three SmartNet pilots projects based in Italy, Denmark and Spain. SmartNet Pilots: The demonstration […]

SmartNet at the Pentalateral Forum

What can be learned from R&I projects on barriers to the deployment of flexibility in the electricity grid? On 20 November in Brussels, SmartNet participated in the workshop organised by the Pentalateral forum and European Commission at the Benelux Secretariat. The aim of the meeting was to learn from some key projects what they identify as […]

Smart Recap: last events & publications from our project

This month our team has been contributing to the major events in the European energy sector. And more is yet to come! This is only a recap of the first part of November, while we will dedicate a special attention to the events hosted in the second half of this month. To stay always up-to-date on […]

Welcome to a smarter world – new video!

SmartNet is a 3-years-long project involving 22 partners from 9 European Countries, including TSOs, DSOs, Universities and research centres as well as manufacturers and telecommunication companies. What are the goals of our project? What’s the impact on the energy sector? Who are the actors involved and which challenges are they facing? Watch the video to learn […]

SmartNet interviews: a talk with the project leader, G. Migliavacca

SmartNet was born from the need to propose practical and realistic solutions to the integration of Renewables in the electricity transmission network. What were the main difficulties that you encountered – or are still encountering – during your endeavour? The SmartNet project is built around the idea to compare five different coordination schemes, representing different […]

All the presentations from #EUW2017

The European Utility Week 2017 has offered important opportunities for the dissemination of the project SmartNet. SmartNet took part to the cycle of presentations dedicated to the Horizon2020 projects which participate in the BRIDGE initiative coordinated by the European Commission. In this frame, the SmartNet Project Coordinator, Gianluigi Migliavacca carried out a general presentation of […]

SmartNet Tour: EUW17, EDSO workshop and ENTSO-E conference

SmartNet at the European Utility Week On Wednesday 4 October, the SmartNet Project coordinator Gianluigi Migliavacca will participate in the Panel: Towards A Pan-European Approach To Data Handling The European Commission is supporting, via Horizon 2020 – the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever – close to market projects on Smart Grids and Energy Storage. SmartNet […]

SmartNet at the European Utility Week

European Utility Week | Amsterdam, 3-5 October 2017 On 3 and 5 October 2017, our Project will participate in two sessions of the next edition of the European Utility Week: Connecting the smart community. European strategy to achieve a smooth transition towards a low carbon energy supply is at the heart of this event, which brings together […]

The transition to a flexible electricity market: Symposium in Barcelona on 11 July

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ENERGY INNOVATION The SmartNet Project invites you to “The transition to a flexible electricity market” Symposium which will be held on 11 July in Barcelona. There is a need to find answers and propose solutions to the increasing integration of Renewable Energy Sources in the existing electricity transmission network. The subsequent technological […]

Athletic Smart Club! Team meeting in Bilbao

26 – 28 June 2017 | Bilbao The third General Meeting of the SmartNet Project has been hosted by our partner Tecnalia in Bilbao, Spain. From Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 June 2017, the Work Packages presented the results of their work and discussed together with the other WPs the planning of the next activities. […]

Smart and Tech: SmartNet Project at PowerTech

18-22 June 2017 | Manchester PowerTech is the IEEE PES anchor conference in Europe and has been attended by hundreds of delegates from around the world. SmartNet Project participated in the conference to exchange ideas and discuss the results of their research and development work. Towards and Beyond Sustainable Energy Systems. In a dedicated Special session, the team of SmartNet […]

SmartNet interviewed by Impact

Guiding the way to a smart and flexible electric grid The SmartNet Project Coordinator, Gianluigi Migliavacca talked with Science Impact about the challenges involved in integrating renewable energy sources into Europe’s existing electricity transmission network and how our project will support future innovations in this area. The article has been published in the June issue of […]