Id IEA ISGAN Public Workshop_
Datum 03.10.2019

There is a trend across the world, towards utilizing more distributed energy resources (DERs) and an increased involvement of "active consumers" in energy supply. The transition from a system comprised primarily of dispatchable generators to a system increasingly reliant on intermittent power sources increases the variability, uncertainty and thus also the need for flexibility. DERs and "active customers" can provide more flexibility and thus more services to both Distribution System Operators (DSOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs). This shift toward distributed and renewable electricity supply poses challenges to both the TSO and DSO; however, it also encourages exploitation of less utilized coordination synergies to achieve mutual benefits.

The coordination between TSOs and DSOs is of utmost importance for the grid to obtain the full value from services potentially provided by DERs such as, congestion relief, reactive power, voltage control and frequency reserves.

The public workshop will explore the needs, challenges and opportunities of TSO-DSO coordination from a broader perspective accounting for technical, market and regulatory aspects and different views from national/international TSOs, DSOs, and smart grids projects.

  • Mr Antony Zegers, AIT, Austria
  • Mr Anthony Walsh (ESB Networks), Ireland
  • Mrs Gonca Gürses (RWTH Aachen), Germany
  • Dr Andreas Beer (Repower AG), Switzerland
  • Dr Markus Imhof (Swissgrid AG), Switzerland
  • Dr Turhan Demiray (ETH Zürich), Switzerland

01.00 until 06.00 PM followed by a networking aperitif


Hotel Eden Palace au Lac, Rue du Théâtre 11, 1820 Montreux
Hotel Eden Palace au Lac


Dr Turhan Demiray, ETH Zürich, Send Email
Dr Michael Moser, Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Send Email

Ort Montreux
  • Donnerstag, 03. Oktober 2019, 13.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr
    IEA ISGAN Public Workshop -- Needs, challenges and opportunities
Max. Teilnehmeranzahl 100
Anmeldungszeitraum ab 23.08.2019 bis 20.09.2019
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