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Large-scale demonstration of smart electricity distribution networks with distributed generation and active customer participation

P. Frías R. Cossent A. Rodriguez P. Linares M. Rivier J. Reneses E. Centeno S. Izadkhast

November 2011 - March 2016

Funding entity Comisión Europea

Participated by Liderado por ERDF, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Enel Distribuzione S.P.A, Electricite de France S.A, Telvent Energia SA, Cez Distribuce AS, Alstom Grid SAS, Cez AS, Itron France SAS, Selta SpA, ABB Ab, Association pour la recherche et le developpement des methodes et processus industriels Armines, ZIV P MAS C SL, Landis+Gyr, SAU, Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Iberdrola Distribución Eléctrica, S.A, Ormazabal Protection and Automation S.L., Kungliga Tekniska Hoegskolan, Siemens AG, Iberdrola Generación SAU, Cisco Systems International B. V., Current Technologies International GMBH, RWE Deutschland AG, Vattenfall Eldistribution AB, Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE SPA, eMeter Corporation


GRID4EU is a collaborative project within the 7th framework program. The project will extend over 4 years, and involves 28 partners in 12 different EU countries. The goal of the GRID4EU project is to carry on demonstration pilots of Smart Grids solutions on a large scale basis. GRID4EU aims at testing in real size innovative system concepts and technologies in order to highlight and help to remove some of the barriers to the smart grids deployment and the achievement of the 2020 European goals.


More information at http://www.grid4eu.eu

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Project funded by European Union, within Seventh Framework Programme:


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GRID4EU_FP7