Smart energy grid technologies for a sustainable market

As electricity demand is constantly increasing, grid operators have to deal with several challenges, such as power transmission losses or outages. TDX-ASSIST aims to address these issues by developing new technologies to improve data exchange between system operators.

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Electricity demand is on the rise, driven by the global economic recovery and decarbonization goals. It has also grown in popularity due to the development of electric vehicles and smart devices.

In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, power generation in Europe fell by 3%, but the following year it recovered by increasing by 3.6%, returning to pre-pandemic levels, where the amount of green energy generated alone accounted for 27% of global production.

With this increase and growth, grid operators have to deal with several challenges, such as power transmission losses, outages, and consumption and production variations. 

Investments in grid infrastructure and digitalization are crucial to developing technologies that can help us deliver the speed and scale required to reach decarbonization goals, while addressing the increasingly important topic of energy security.

With a duration of three years (2017-2020), TDX-ASSIST aims to develop novel tools and techniques to facilitate the data exchange between transmission system operators (TSO) and distribution system operators (DSO).