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DNV GL GRIDSTOR Recommended Practice for Grid-Connected Energy Storage

DNV GL GRIDSTOR Recommended Practice for Grid-Connected Energy Storage

The market for grid-connected energy storage systems is relatively new and unexplored but growing rapidly. For a successful deployment, you need clarity and shared expectations between buyer and supplier. For this reason, DNV GL took the lead in bringing together an international consortium of industry stakeholders to develop the GRIDSTOR Recommended Practice.

GRIDSTOR Recommended Practice (DNVGL-RP-0043) offers a global framework an independent quality guarantee of the safe implementation and operation of your energy storage. Benefit from these clear, practice-based guidelines for all stakeholders helping your system meet specific and shared safety, operational and performance criteria.

 

 

The benefits of the RP are:

  • Coverage of a broad range of energy storage technologies and applications
  • Use of a system-level approach
  • Clear, comprehensive structure
  • Link to all key standards and guidelines from a single document
  • Simple, clear and practice-based additional guidance where needed, in harmony with all of those standards and guidelines

As the energy storage sector experiences rapid and strong developments and innovations, the existing GRIDSTOR recommended practice has been updated regularly.

For more details on the GRIDSTORE RP, please click here.

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Solar Asset Management Europe in Milan (IT) on 7-8 November, 2017

Solar Asset Management Europe in Milan (IT) on 7-8 November, 2017

Solar Asset Management Europe is Europe’s leading conference dedicated to the optimisation of the operational phase of PV plants and portfolios. In dealing with these challenges and capturing opportunities in new markets, proper asset management makes a real difference when it comes to profitability and sustainability of success.
The fifth edition will take place in Milan (IT) on 7-8 November, 2017.


Connect with other attendees representing the entire value chain from service provider to asset manager and investor and leading experts to discuss new business models, consolidation, grid balancing and larger exposure to the electricity market. The conference further offers a variety of opportunities for exhibiting and sponsorship to build and promote your brand towards a focused target group.

You can register for the event here. For more information, please visit the conference website.

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Smart Energy World Summit in Lisbon (PT) on 24-25 October, 2017

Smart Energy World Summit in Lisbon (PT) on 24-25 October, 2017

The Smart Energy World Summit will provide a platform that encourages genuine debate and open exchange of ideas on transformational technologies and business models that are currently revolutionising the energy industry. It will take place in Lisbon (PT) on 24-25 October, 2017.

The summit is a unique meeting place for technology and industry business leaders. It will bring together key stakeholders from the field of smart energy, including public authorities and regulators, technology and power companies, grid operators, as well as research and industry organisation to share knowledge about the latest technological advances, business model transformations, and use cases.


This summit’s agenda will evolve around the following topics:

  • Energy utilities business innovation
  • Microgrids and empowered communities
  • Smart energy as a path to smart cities
  • Smart energy storage: grid empowerment

For more information, please visit the event website.

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European Utility Week in Amsterdam (NL) on 3-5 October, 2017

European Utility Week in Amsterdam (NL) on 3-5 October, 2017

European Utility Week represents a valuable business, innovation and information platform to connect the smart utility community and meet with experts from utilities, network operators, vendors, consultants, startups and system integrators covering the entire smart energy value chain. The event will take place in Amsterdam (NL) on 3-5 October, 2017.

The event’s focus lies on regional and global developments in Grid Optimisation, Renewables, Energy Storage, Smart Metering, Smart Cities, Smart Homes, Energy Services & Efficiency, Energy Trading, Intelligent Buildings, Data Management, Analytics and IoT, Cyber Security, Smart Gas and Smart Water. EUW17 will connect people from all levels of the utility value chain from technology giants to startups and from senior-level experts to young talent.

NobelGrid
 
The NOBEL GRID project will be presented at the EUW exhibition in the EU Horizon 2020 Project Zone, along with other 32 ongoing Horizon 2020 smart grid and energy storage projects of the BRIDGE initiative.


Aside from the exhibition, the programme is divided into two formats: The Summit which offers strategic discussions on business models, the latest market news, and case studies, and the free Hub Sessions which include engaging Q&As and network opportunities for more practical industry solutions.
 

Among the on site activitites during the exhibition will be the ERIGrid project open consultation with energy professionals and manufacturers.
This interactive discussion aims to obtain feedback from representatives of utilities, standardisation organisations, industry/manufacturers, and anyone interested in smart grid testing methodologies on these topics:

– Holistic system integration and validation procedure developed in ERIGrid
– Project results on development and enhancement of simulation tools and methodologies
– Free of charge access to the ERIGrid research infrastructures/laboratories and the targeted research topics

Moreover, European Utility Week 2017 is co-locating multiple events – Intelligent Buildings Europe, Energy Revolution Europe, Initiate! and EMART Energy – with a dedicated programme and exhibition area.

Please visit the conference website for more information.

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European Commission Publishes Energy Data for all EU Countries

European Commission Publishes Energy Data for all EU Countries

The European Commission has published new energy statistical datasheets showing how each EU country’s energy use and greenhouse gas emissions evolved between 1990 and 2015. This makes it possible to track how each country’s energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions patterns have changed over time.

The datasheets contain an overview of the EU as a whole as well as individual country profiles. Information includes data on energy production, trading and consumption in each country, sorted by energy carrier (the means by which energy is converted into usable form) and economic sector. They further provide information such as the evolution of each country’s primary energy consumption, the individual countries’ energy efficiency, and their level of dependency on energy imports.
 
For more information and access to the Excel sheets, please click here.



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DNV GL “Workshop on Transmission Cable Failures, their Causes and Preventive Actions” in Arnhem (NL) on 23-24 November, 2017

DNV GL “Workshop on Transmission Cable Failures, their Causes and Preventive Actions” in Arnhem (NL) on 23-24 November, 2017

DNV GL is organising a workshop on HV and EHV power cable system reliability for transmission system operators (TSOs) in Arnhem (NL) on 23-24 November, 2017.

This workshop invites TSOs from around the world to seize this unique opportunity to gain access to DNV GL’s confidential, but completely anonymised, knowledge and experience on cable system failure causes and related preventive actions, in order to help the TSOs improve the network reliability. Participants will be further given the opportunity to visit the DNV GL testing laboratories (High Voltage and High Power).


Please click here for more information on this event.


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