Topics

1. DEVELOPMENTS IN GRID SERVICE MARKETS

  1. Regulations, country reports, market rules & regional developments
  2. Business models & commercial analysis
  3. TSO, DSO, P2P markets: Balancing services, capacity markets, redispatching,
    local energy communities, aggregation, demand response, black start,…
  4. Grid service trading
  5. TSO/DSO collaboration

2. INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

  1. International developments
  2. Capacity allocation & market coupling: Forward CA, physical long term CA, NTC,
    FBMC, day-ahead coupling, XBID, Capacity Calculation Regions (CCRs), …
  3. System Operations Regions (SORs), …
  4. Harmonization (GLEB,…)
  5. Bidding zone review & new interconnectors (TYNDP, MAF)
  6. Adequacy seasonal outlook & risk assessment

3. ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES PROVIDING FLEXIBILITY

  1. Storage technologies
  2. Load management
  3. Hydrogen technology
  4. Power-to-heat, heat-to-power
  5. Grid-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-grid
  6. Sector coupling / multi-energy (CHP, district heating, power to X, …)

4. GRID SERVICE OPERATION / ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES

  1. Advanced diagnostics & modeling
  2. Qualification, testing, operation & field reports
  3. Centralized & decentralized – virtual power plants
    (special VPP panels, joint with “PACE” FCH JU project)
  4. Digital technologies and telecommunications
    (blockchain/smart contracts, IoT, 5G, LoRa,…)
  5. Data security & data transpareny
  6. Optimized management
  7. Control, tools & simulation
  8. Adequacy

5. IMPACT OF TRENDS & DEVELOPMENTS
ON GRID SERVICE MARKETS & OPERATIONS

  1. Digitalization, smart metering,
    battery/hydrogen mobility & energy systems, behavior, …
  2. Others

6. CASE STUDIES & DEMONSTRATIONS