Entries by Marco Baldini

SmartNet Project at the InnoGrid2020+ 5th Annual Conference

We are attending the 5th InnoGrid2020+ which will take place over 27 – 28 June at the Center for Fine Arts in Brussels. This year’s conference will address the innovation paradigm behind the distribution and transmission interface. Come and discover our research project! InnoGrid2020+ has become the not-to-be-missed EU event on innovation in electricity networks. The European Network […]

Towards smarter grids with CEER

Given the relevance of the project to its work, CEER joined the SmartNet Advisory Board.   Representing CEER on the Board will be Mr Andrew Burgess, from Ofgem. We are glad to announce CEER’s participation to the SmartNet Advisory Board. SmartNet investigates how TSO-DSO interactions could be efficiently set-up in order to allow ancillary services […]

Smartnet in Amsterdam: 7th European Electricity Ancillary Services and Balancing Forum

On 18-19 April the European Electricity Ancillary Services and Balancing Forum from the title The new face of ancillary: Flexibility, balancing and the integration of network codes will host a conference workshop on SmartNet Project with the participation of the Project coordinator Gianlugi Migliavacca who will illustrate the overall project goals and Carlos Madina (TECNALIA) […]

SmartNet: a new Horizon2020 project studying TSO-DSO interaction to acquire ancillary services from distribution networks

A project article by Gianlugi Migliavacca, SmartNet Project coordinator, originally published on Grid Innovation online   The project SmartNet aims at comparing different architectures for optimized interaction between TSOs and DSOs in managing the purchase of ancillary services (reserve and balancing, voltage regulation, congestion management) from subjects located in the distribution segment. An ad hoc simulation platform is built up […]

SmartNet & Renewable Integration – Market design new concepts and paradigms

On 1st April the SmartNet project coordinator Gianlugi Migliavacca participated to the webinar organised by Engerati on the following issues: Capacity markets leveraging market economics as a catalyst Virtual Power Plants integrating distributed renewables Aggregators and arbitrage rise of the 100% renewable utility   Talking about the integration of renwable energy and the DSO-TSO interaction, Gianluigi had the […]

SmartNet Project’s kick-off meeting, 26-27 January 2016

SmartNet is a EU-funded, 3-year research project on electricity grids interconnection together with 22 partners from all over Europe. The first kick-off meeting of the project, took place on January 26th and 27th in Milan at the premises of RSE (Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico). The SmartNet project is funded by the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) […]