About SmartNet

The SmartNet project arises from the need to find answers and propose new practical solutions to the increasing integration of Renewable Energy Sources in the existing electricity transmission network. The subsequent technological (r)evolution is not only affecting the structure of the electricity markets, but also the interactions between TSOs and DSOs.

The SmartNet project aims to provide optimised instruments and modalities to improve the coordination between the grid operators at national and local level (respectively the TSOs and DSOs) and the exchange of information for monitoring and for the acquisition of ancillary services (reserve and balancing, voltage balancing control, congestion management) from subjects located in the distribution segment (flexible load and distributed generation).

Latest News & Articles

GRID innovation

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,…
Gianluigi

SmartNet & Renewable Integration - Market design new concepts and paradigms

On 1st April the SmartNet project coordinator Gianlugi Migliavacca…
Horizon 2020

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

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SmartNet is a EU-funded, 3-year research project on electricity…

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