Resources

WiseGRID project unites a big consortium of project partners that publish valuable research papers in different topics related to the project. Many of the partners list their own publications. This library serves as a useful tool for scientific research and encourages scientific collaboration between partners.

Newsletter May 2018 Information , Project

In this newsletter, WiseGRID gives an overview of highlights of the past couple of months.

28/05/18

Empowering citizens for common concerns: Sustainable energy, trade and climate change Legal , Public , Information

Article by Rafael Leal-Arcas, Queen Mary University of London

One very promising development in the twenty-first century is the empowerment of citizens on issues of common concern such as climate change, sustainable energy, and international trade. Citizens’ empowerment means that civil society can play an important role in the new challenges of trade diplomacy, such as the integration of non-economic aspects of trade in trade policy and the inclusion of trade policies in the democratic debate. 

This paper will show several specific means by which citizens can ostensibly help enhance sustainable energy initiatives, mitigate climate change, and make citizens richer through free and open environmental trade

30/01/18

WiseGRID Webinar Public , Information , Project

Last November, Vaiva Indilaite, from Rescoop.eu shared her expertise about the WiseGRID project and engaged in an open dialogue during a webinar organised by The Renewables Grid Initiative.

The webinar has been recorded and can be consulted.

06/01/18

Good Practice of the Year Award - WiseGRID Information

The "Good Practice of the Year" is a prize awarded annually by the Renewables Grid Initiative upon recommendation of our jury of experts. In 2016 WiseGRID was chosen as one of the best practices.

05/01/18

Towards the Energy Transition on Europe’s Islands Kythnos , Project , Information

A EURELECTRIC report about European islands’ energy systems and the challenges they have. The WiseGRID project in Kythnos is being set forward as a best practice showing islands can be part of the solution of the Energy Transition. Page 21-22.

05/01/18

Power grid recovery after natural hazard impact Legal , Technical , Information , Business Model

Article by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service.

Natural hazards can affect electricity infrastructure, leading to power outages and affecting the resilience of society during disaster. This study analyzed the effects of earthquakes, floods and space weather on the power grid to identify vulnerabilities and to understand how these natural hazards influence the recovery time of electric utilities. 

The study concludes with a number of recommendations related to policy. One of this recommendations is the implementation of micro-grids to improve grid resiliency (p.42).

14/12/17

Smart grids in the European Union: Assessing energy security, regulation & social and ethical considerations Legal , Information , Business Model

Article  by R. Leal-Arcas, F. Leniewska, and F. Proedrou about Smart Grids and energy market regulation, business models and social aspects.

Published in: Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 24.2, 2018, forthcoming
Also published as Queen Mary University of London School of Law Legal Studied Research Paper No. 263/2017, pp. 1-87

01/11/17

WiseGRID newsletter: October 2017 Information , Project , Website

In this newsletter, WiseGRID gives an overview of highlights of the past couple of months.

16/10/17

Newsletter: WiseGRID project updates Information , Project

WiseGRID project's recent highlights

18/04/17

Sustainability, Common Concern and Public Goods Legal

Please find the article about the Sustainability, Common Concern and Public Goods The George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2017, Forthcoming Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 253/2017 written by Rafael Leal-Arcas from Queen Mary University, School of Law.

25/03/17