If the EU is to meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, integrating renewable energy sources, and being more energy efficient - while at the same time guaranteeing energy security - its electricity transmission system needs a fundamental and far-reaching modernisation.
Last month saw the official launch of the European Commission’s smart grids initiative, which aims to do just this, upgrading and equipping Europe’s electricity network for a sustainable future, by building intelligence into the existing passive delivery system.
The European Electricity Grid Initiative (EEGI) has high ambitions, though there are still many questions as to how exactly it will become reality.
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