Bilateral meeting between FlexPlan and ENTSO-E

On 18th February 2021, the FlexPlan project coordinator, Gianluigi Migliavacca, had a bilateral meeting with ENTSO-E. The European Transmission System Operators organization is member of the FlexPlan Advisory Body. Additionally, is presently particularly interested in the assessment of flexibility solutions as part of the system planning process. That both for the fulfillment of the prescriptions…

FlexPlan admitted to the BRIDGE initiative

BRIDGE (https://www.h2020-bridge.eu/) is a European Commission initiative which unites Horizon 2020 Smart Grid, Energy Storage, Islands, and Digitalisation Projects to create a structured view of cross-cutting issues which are encountered in the demonstration projects and may constitute an obstacle to innovation. Among others, being in the BRIDGE initiative maximizes Horizon2020 projects visibility towards those directorates…

A new ISGAN workshop on “Capturing flexibility from local energy systems”

A new ISGAN Annex VI workshop titled “Capturing flexibility from local energy systems” is being organized in collaboration with the Canadian representatives. The topic to be discussed is the role distributed energy resources (loads, storage devices, and small generation) will have in a deeply decarbonized, next generation smart grid. The SmartNet and FlexPlan Horizon2020 projects…

First session of the project Advisory Board

The first annual  session of the Advisory Board of the FlexPlan project took place on 29th October 2020. More than 30 people were connected in web conference during the three hours of the meeting. They were relevant stakeholders from many affiliations: European Commission (INEA, JRC), European stakeholders and organizations (ENTSO-E, E.DSO, T&D Europe, ISGAN), TSOs…

A new ISGAN Academy webinar for the FlexPlan project

The Horizon2020 project INTERPRETER (https://www.interpreter-h2020.eu/) is putting up a modular grid management solution for an optimal design, planning, operation and maintenance of the electricity grid with a special focus on the distribution network. INTERPRETER organized a new ISGAN Academy webinar with the name “INTERPRETER – Flexibility needs at system level” aimed at providing an introduction…

Energetika.NET follows the FlexPlan project

Since 2002, Energetika.NET  reports daily on current events and developments in the field of energy and trading as well as on some political and business related subjects for Slovenia and South-East Europe. On 15th September, Energetika.NET has published the article “FlexPlan: using storage and flexibility to avoid new grid investments”, reporting some highlights of the workshop…

FlexPlan at the EMP-E 2020 Virtual Conference

The fourth conference of the Energy Modelling Platform for Europe (EMP-E) will take place on 6th– 8th October 2020 and will be hosted by the European Commission DG Research & Innovation in Brussels. The conference is organized in co-operation with a group of eight Horizon2020 projects.   The EMP-E brings together scientists and policy makers working…