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IEA holds meeting with Energy Business Council

IEA holds meeting with Energy Business Council

IEA Executive Director Dr Fatih Birol delivers opening remarks to executives from more than 50 companies at the IEA Energy Business Council (Photograph: IEA) On 21 November 2018, the International ...

ISGAN and MI IC1 Sign a Collaboration Agreement

ISGAN and MI IC1 Sign a Collaboration Agreement

On 23 November during the Mission Innovation Challenge 1 (MI IC1) Smart Grids public workshop in Rome, the three IC1 co-leads from China, India and Italy signed a Letter of ...

16th Executive Committee of the International Smart Grid Action Network – Vienna, 15-19 October 2018

16th Executive Committee of the International Smart Grid Action Network – Vienna, 15-19 October 2018

The 16th Executive Committee of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) took place on 15-17 October 2018, in Vienna (AT). The Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) ...

Outcomes of the Workshop “Designing and Validating Future Intelligent Electric Power Systems” in Kassel (DE) on 6 September 2017

Outcomes of the Workshop “Designing and Validating Future Intelligent Electric Power Systems” in Kassel (DE) on 6 September 2017

On 6 September 2017 the public workshop “Designing and validating future intelligent electric power systems” gathered in Kassel (DE) over 70 stakeholders in the domain of distributed energy resources and ...

ISGAN Public Workshop at EnergyVille: “Building the Flexible Power Systems” in Genk (BE) on 12 September, 2017

ISGAN Public Workshop at EnergyVille: “Building the Flexible Power Systems” in Genk (BE) on 12 September, 2017

The International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN would like to invite you to the public workshop “Building the flexible power systems. From analog to digital, from lorry to EV, from ...

SAVE THE DATE: Workshop “Designing and Validating Future Intelligent Electric Power Systems” by ERIGrid, EERA JP Smart Grids, ELECTRA IRP, SIRFN, and DERlab in Kassel (DE) on 6 September, 2017

SAVE THE DATE: Workshop “Designing and Validating Future Intelligent Electric Power Systems” by ERIGrid, EERA JP Smart Grids, ELECTRA IRP, SIRFN, and DERlab in Kassel (DE) on 6 September, 2017

ERIGrid, EERA JP Smart Grids, ELECTRA IRP, SIRFN, and DERlab invite you to join the workshop “Designing and validating future intelligent electric power systems” in Kassel (DE) on 6 September, ...

Register for ISGAN Webinar on Reference Networks Models on 3 March, 2017

Register for ISGAN Webinar on Reference Networks Models on 3 March, 2017

On 3 March, 2017, the ISGAN Academy is hosting a webinar presenting the Reference Networks Models (RNM), which are useful tools for large-scale distribution network planning. These models combine technical ...

ISGAN Smart Grid Glossary Online

ISGAN Smart Grid Glossary Online

The ISGAN Glossary is a project of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), a multilateral collaboration between governments to advance the development and deployment of smarter electric grid policies, ...

Joint SIRFN-ELECTRA Workshop: Testing and Research Infrastructure for Future Power Grids

24 October, 2016 – Niagara Falls (CA) Over 30 Smart Grids specialists took part in the workshop “Testing and Research Infrastructure for Future Power Grids” organized by IEA ISGAN Annex ...

ERIGrid Opens First Call for Transnational Access

ERIGrid Opens First Call for Transnational Access

Apply for Free Access to Europe’s Leading Smart Grid Research Infrastructure Submission Deadline is now closed   The ERIGrid project aims to develop an integrated research infrastructure for smart grid ...

BNL/ISGAN Workshop “Tools for the Smarter Grid“:  Broadening Perspectives and Opportunities in Smart Grids

BNL/ISGAN Workshop “Tools for the Smarter Grid“: Broadening Perspectives and Opportunities in Smart Grids

The workshop program was divided into several sections. One part focused on modeling simulation tools, including examples of the tools that are available and where there may be gaps or ...

Join the ISGAN / IEA Workshop “Flexibility in Future Energy Systems” in Paris (FR) on 11 October, 2016

Join the ISGAN / IEA Workshop “Flexibility in Future Energy Systems” in Paris (FR) on 11 October, 2016

The International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the International Energy Agency (IEA), in partnership with the European projects ELECTRA, Grid+Storage and ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus are organizing a one-day ...

Joint SIRFN/DERlab Workshop “Power System Testing”: Defining Emergency Blackout and Restoration Testing Procedure

In the course of the transition from a passive distribution grid to an integrated smart system, we face several challenges, such as the growing complexity of grid operation and the ...

Online: DERlab/SIRFN Special Issue of DER Journal “Pre-standardisation Activities for Grid Integration of DER”

It is impossible to overestimate the significance of pre-standardisation activities for smart grids development. By sharing best practices and methods, comparing testing results, identifying testing issues and possible solutions, we ...

Tools for the Smarter Grid: A BNL / ISGAN Workshop on Modeling, Simulation and More in NY on 14-15 April, 2016

Around the world, countries are expanding their use of modeling, simulation and other tools to support the development of smarter, more reliable and resilient electricity systems. The Brookhaven National Laboratory ...

Nominations Open for 3rd ISGAN Award of Excellence

Organised by the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), in partnership with the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF), the third ISGAN Award of Excellence competition welcomes nominations on this year’s ...

DTU demonstrates that electric vehicles are ready to support the power system

DTU demonstrates that electric vehicles are ready to support the power system

On 26-27 October, 2015, the Department of Electric Engineering of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) hosted an International Energy Agency (IEA) workshop on V2X technology with forty-six experts from ...

Deadline Extended: Abstracts to India Smart Grid Week in New Delhi (IN) on 15-19 March, 2016

By 10 December, 2015, you can still submit abstracts to the the second annual India Smart Grid Week conference in New Delhi (IN) on 15-19 March, 2016. The conference is going ...

First International Synchrophasor Symposium on 22-24 March in Antlanta, GA (US)

Synchrophasor technology for grid monitoring and analytics is recognised as a critical element in the modernisation of the electric power system. The North American Synchrophasor Initiative (NASPI) is partnering with ...

SIRFN Technical Meeting 8-11 September

SIRFN Technical Meeting 8-11 September

On 8-11 September, 2015, SIRFN held its technical Meeting at the 2015 International Symposium on Smart Electric Distribution Systems and Technologies (EDST) in Vienna (AT). Further information will follow.

Joint SIRFN/DERlab workshops

Joint SIRFN/DERlab workshops

On 19 March, 2015, SIRFN and DERlab organised two workshops on Power System Testing and Advanced Laboratory Testing Methods in Fontainebleau (FR) at the premises of EDF: 1. Joint SIRFN/DERlab ...

Presentations from the Technical Meeting at IRED 2014

Presentations from the Technical Meeting at IRED 2014

SIRFN: Overview & Notetaking Russell Conklin (US DoE) Certification Protocols for Advanced Inverter Functions Jay Johnson (SANDIA National Laboratories) SIRFN Power System Testing Wolfram Heckmann (Fraunhofer IWES) Advanced Laboratory Testing ...