Life on an island can be enticing. All the more so, when alongside beach fun a secure power supply is guaranteed. Until now, that has not always been the case on the small Cyclades island of Kythnos in the Greek Aegean Sea. So in June 2019, in the context of the European WiseGRID project five VARTA pulse neo systems from the newest energy storage generation were installed in public buildings to stabilise the island grid.Read more »
Published: 11 June 2019, by the European Commission
An EU-funded project has developed nine innovative products to help integrate homes and businesses into a smart European electricity grid. The aim is to make green energy smarter, easier and cheaper to use at home and work - good for the pocket, the planet and Europe's energy security.
The EU Horizon 2020 project WiseGRID is preparing to start demonstration projects at five pilot sites in Belgium, Italy, Spain and Greece. The project aims to empower citizens with a combination of smart technologies that will also allow distributed renewable energy sources (RES) to be efficiently managed in the grid. Starting this summer, it will demonstrate virtual power plants, vehicle-to-grid, storage systems and decentralized control automation of the distribution network.
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The European Commission published a publication about the numerous benefits the new EU rules will provide, from different angles – environmental, economic, security of supply, consumer, international, and from a longer time scale.
At the end of 2018, EU legislators have finalised the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package. With this new legislative framework, project's like WiseGRID prove to have even more relevance in today’s energy landscape with its aim to provide a set of solutions and technologies to increase the smartness, stability and security of an open, consumer-centric European energy grid.