RISE recently recruited the energy expert Joni Rossi who will now gradually take over the leadership of UNITED-GRID’s work package2.
Energy and environmental engineer Joni Rossi, originally from Belgium, began her career doing research in agriculture, for a period in collaboration with a research centre in rural Tanzania.
– Our work focused on land use and land use change and how it would affect climate change. When I returned to Belgium I kept on working with climate change issues as a project manager in the environmental sector, she says.
– More and more I came across energy issues because energy and climate are so often related.
Joni Rossi has led several national and international projects on renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental protection. Her latest employment was at the sector association Cogen Flanders where she gave technical, financial and regulatory advice to industrial stakeholders and authorities.
– WP2 is largely about strategical questions and the general evolution of the energy system and markets, subjects I am familiar with. But many of the technical parts of the UNITED-GRID project are new to me so I hope to learn a lot, she says.
It is now a year since Joni and her family (partner and two children) moved from Belgium to Sweden and Gothenburg. She learns Swedish quickly and already speaks Dutch, French and English.
– So, you see: UNITED-GRID is the perfect project for me. It’s about a research area I find interesting and know much about – and I have all the necessary languages! says Joni Rossi.
Claes Sandels, also researcher at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, started out as leader for WP2 but will now gradually hand over the management responsibilities to Joni Rossi. Claes will still contribute with work in some of the WP2 activities.
Claes Sandels is a work package leader in the Fossil Free Energy District (FED) project, which will be used as a demonstrator site in the UNTED-GRID project. Thus, Claes will be able to provide knowledge about demonstrator to the UNITED-GRID project
In this final online event of UNITED-GRID, we present the developed solutions for advanced forecast, congestion management, real-time monitoring, control and protection for future intelligent distribution grids.
In this webinar three different distribution system operators explain how they include innovative grid modernization tools and new grid operator responsibilities in their own daily business as a necessary step to tackle future challenges.
Technologies developed in recent years for the intelligent distribution grids are becoming more connected and hence vulnerable to cyberattacks.
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.
In this webinar, that was held on 3 November 2020, 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.
UNITED-GRID develops a toolbox and an open cross-platform, with a unique dual approach, that will help Distribution System Operators (DSOs) to better manage their grid with advanced automized solutions and local supervision.
Secure your future ability to commercialize a product or service developed in a project.
Parts of the UNITED-GRID team met in Paris on March 5th to discuss exploitable results of the project.
Research on cybersecurity for smart grids is crucial to ensure the safe operation of the power grid and to protect the privacy of consumers.
A workshop was arranged by UNITED-GRID on 2 December to give a better understanding of needs and worries for cyber security for the smart grid.
Lucile Lemius, ATOS Worldgrid, explains the work with the UNITED-GRID tool-box and cross-platform integration for demonstrator sites.
This film about the project explains how DSOs can benefit from the solutions that can be plugged in to existing systems.