Results from the BestRES European Policy Workshop “RES Aggregators as Enablers of Prosumers and Active Market Participation”

Results from the BestRES European Policy Workshop “RES Aggregators as Enablers of Prosumers and Active Market Participation”

26 February 2019

In cooperation with Florence School of Regulation, the BestRES Consortium has organized the European Policy Workshop “RES Aggregators as Enablers of Prosumers and Active Market Participation” at CEER, the Council of European Energy Regulators, in Brussels, on 11th February 2019.   Aggregators should be intermediaries to put “Consumers at the heart of the Energy Union”. Currently, […]

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Flexibility Use at Distribution Level – A CEER Conclusions Paper

Flexibility Use at Distribution Level – A CEER Conclusions Paper

30 July 2018 - Energy systems have been impacted by significant structural and market developments which have altered the characteristics of electricity distribution activities. In its Clean Energy for All Europeans package, the European Commission also recognises structural changes in the market and the changing role of DSOs. European regulators have published a series of papers relating to flexibility […]

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How battery systems can integrate renewable energy in smart grids

How battery systems can integrate renewable energy in smart grids

24 July 2018 - By 2030, 32% of the energy consumed in the EU must be generated from renewable sources, such as water, wind and sun. To achieve this, it doesn’t suffice to increase the number of wind turbines and solar cells. Extended and adapted transport and distribution grids are also necessary.

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Sharing distributed energy resources in apartment buildings: the  winner takes it all?

Sharing distributed energy resources in apartment buildings: the winner takes it all?

12 March 2018 - Solar generation is one of the key technologies in decarbonizing and decentralizing the energy system. While solar PV on single-family houses is a well-established and integrated solution, there have been relatively few such installations on multi-unit apartment buildings so far. Also, with the rapid urbanization, cities – mostly with a high share of apartment buildings […]

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