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Solutions for intelligent distribution grids

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Optimising the grid in real-time

Webinar 3rd November 13.00-14.00 CET

Welcome to a webinar where we demonstrate the UNITED-GRID toolbox.
It has a unique dual approach, that will help DSOs to better manage their grid with advanced automized solutions and local supervision. It also offers high performance and processing capability, so the toolbox can embed any new solution or technology, even high demanding ones regarding performances such as artificial intelligence.
 

Advanced measurement solution

Webinar 18th November 14.00-15.00 CET

In this webinar you will see a live demonstration by Smart State Technology over their advanced measurement Sensor, Open Platform and Analytics dashboards installed at Enexis, Strijp-S, in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

UNITED-GRID provides pathways for the future

 
Climate change, ageing energy systems, technological development and the wish to be energy independent are factors that drive change and development in the energy system.

An increased share of renewable energy, ongoing digitalisation and electrification are parameters where we get differences between markets.

The UNITED-GRID project objective is to develop technical solutions to serve needs and opportunities for distribution system operators (DSOs) in their electricity grids. The project, carried out from November 2017 to April 2021, has received funding from the European Commission’s framework programme Horizon 2020.

Environmental and climate threats require new solutions

The UNITED-GRID project can increase sustainability and use of renewable energy. The project’s outcome will be a major step toward the future’s fossil-free environment. The project develops solutions and structures that enable the growth of local energy communities with new actors small as well as large, thus creating both environmental benefits for Europe and economic advantages for end users.

Technology and energy market conditions change rapidly

UNITED-GRID rolls out the roadmap to future smart grid and micro grid solutions. Most distribution system operators (DSOs) are well aware that there will be changes in the grid. A major risk in this transformation is to end up with outdated and inflexible technical solutions. UNITED-GRID will be a guide and companion to DSOs in finding possible pathways for them to implement smart grids based on technical and regulatory factors as well as on their own, existing infrastructure.

UNITED-GRID will provide the necessary market solutions

We will offer innovative solutions for tomorrow’s intelligent grids, not in the distant future but as soon they are needed. The project will deliver an advanced distribution management system, ADMS, with tools and services that have commercial and technical potential to support new business models and technical system changes. At the end of the project technical solutions as well as new and accepted business models will be made available.

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Advanced functionalities

Advanced functionalities

Lucile Lemius, ATOS Worldgrid, explains the work with the UNITED-GRID tool-box and cross-platform integration for demonstrator sites.

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Publications

Scenario descriptions for active distribution grid developments

This report presents the work of collecting near future scenarios (2025-2035) influencing the need and design of future intelligent distribution grids for different European markets: France, Netherlands and Sweden. The capabilities required by the DSOs to fulfil their obligations and requirements in the scenarios are elaborated.

Adaptive and continuous intrusion and anomaly detection for smart grid systems

This report contains an analysis of cyber-security related problems and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) as a viable solution for smart grids, especially in relation to the data streaming paradigm, which is a potential candidate to be the main data processing and handling mechanism in the next-generation power grid systems. 

Monitoring and support of developments in regulation, policy and standards

This report gives an overview of the latest developments in the European regulatory framework around energy and climate goals, electricity networks, smart grids, data protection and digitalisation based on literature study of the relevant regulatory documents. 

Cyber security workshop

Two workshops / conferences were organized within the scope of cyber security within UNITED-GRID. The workshop included several presentations, which touched security and state of the art data analysis paradigms such as data streaming, as well as a demonstration. The presentations were given by both members of the UNITED-GRID consortium as well as by other researchers from Chalmers University ot Technology, Sweden.

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This project has received funding from the European Community's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme under grant agreement 773717

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