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Advanced methodology and tools taking advantage of storage and FLEXibility in transmission and distribution grid PLANning

Project description

Storage and flexibility as an alternative to traditional grid designing

The rapid development of renewable energy sources (RES) poses new complex challenges for transmission and distribution network design. Network investments require a long building period and could even result in outdated infrastructures when works are completed. New technologies like storage and flexible use of existing demand could potentially reduce this risk and allow overall costs reduction. The EU-funded FlexPlan project aims to create a new instrument that will improve transmission and distribution grid design. It is based on a new approach that considers storage facilities and flexibility as an alternative to traditional grid designing. These technologies could help reducing operating costs as well as limit potential environmental impacts. The new instrument will be proven and then used in six regional frameworks to estimate the role that storage and flexible resources can play. Final product of the project will be the elaboration of regulatory guidelines destined to policymakers.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/air pollution engineering

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2019-ES-SCC
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

RICERCA SUL SISTEMA ENERGETICO - RSE SPA
Address
Via Raffaele Rubattino 54
20134 Milano
Italy
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 845 125

Participants (12)

ENEL GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND NETWORKS S.R.L.
Italy
EU contribution
€ 100 781,25
Address
Via Ombrone 2
00198 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ELEKTROENERGETSKI KOORDINACIONI CENTAR DOO
Serbia
EU contribution
€ 191 281,25
Address
Vojvode Stepe 412
11040 Beograd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ELES DOO SISTEMSKI OPERATER PRENOSNEGA ELEKTROENERGETSKEGA OMREZJA
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 127 156,25
Address
Hajdrihova Ulica 2
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 377 018,75
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
N-SIDE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 501 125
Address
Boulevard Baudouin 1Er 25
1348 Louvain-la-neuve
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACAO EM ENERGIA REN - STATE GRID SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 311 656,25
Address
Rua Cidade De Goa, 4-B
2685 038 Sacavem
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
REN - REDE ELECTRICA NACIONAL SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 83 093,75
Address
Avenida Estados Unidos Da America 55/12
1749 061 Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SINTEF ENERGI AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 858 321,25
Address
Sem Saelandsveg 11
7465 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 282 562,50
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Gipuzkoa Paseo Mikeletegi 2
20009 Donostia/san Sebastian (Gipuzkoa)
Activity type
Research Organisations
TERNA - RETE ELETTRICA NAZIONALE SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 181 406,25
Address
Viale Egidio Galbani 70
00156 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT DORTMUND
Germany
EU contribution
€ 348 538,35
Address
August Schmidt Strasse 4
44227 Dortmund
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 241 705
Address
Boeretang 200
2400 Mol
Activity type
Research Organisations