Entries by Chiara Canestrini

Meeting in Helsinki : 31 January-3 February 2017

The technical Work Packages of the SmartNet Project will meet in Helsinki to present and discuss their results. Partners, advisory board and journalists are invited to join. Helsinki Meeting Agenda Dates: 31 January-3 February 2017 Venue: VTT Campus – Espoo (Otaniemi) Address: Vuorimiehentie 3, Espoo Google Maps: Google VTT Vuorimiehentie 3 Espoo Programme Day 1 […]

The Key is Flexibility

Smartnet partners at VTT discuss the complexities that DSOs will have to manage in the coming decades and the essential role of system flexibility. In the next decades, electricity distribution networks and DSOs will have bigger and more active role than today. That is necessary to enable the necessary distribution of ancillary services, system flexibility […]

Where are we going?

Where are DSOs going? How will they face future challenges? What is the possible role and contribution of the SmartNet project? Today we interviewed the SmartNet project coordinator, Gianluigi Migliavacca, to provide a wider overview of the situation of distribution systems and the importance of our research. What role do you envisage for DSOs in future distribution systems and in […]

Prospective Developments and Challenges to Distribution Systems

We asked a few colleagues from our SmartNet partners, AIT, to highlight their views regarding the evolving role that DSOs, new services, data management and the DSO-TSO relationship will play in the future of distribution systems. What role do you envisage for DSOs in future distribution systems and in particular in the framework of future […]

The Data of the Future: Tecnalia on ICTs and DERs

Which role will ICT and data management play in future services provided by subjects in distribution? We asked Tecnalia, Partner of the SmartNet Project. The deployment of smart grids is closely related to the use of ICTs for network operation. ICTs provide higher levels of visibility and controllability in distribution networks and this permits a […]