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WG2 Energy storage and grid integration


Jean-Baptiste Bart, EDF R&D

Description of the Working Group and Objectives

Integration of storage into the electricity grid

A lot of initiatives on storage are ongoing in Europe. Currently, over 99% of the storage capacity is still based on hydro systems. However, other technologies like batteries, flywheels, compressed air storage, chemical storage… receive considerable attention as well.

This working group provides a vision of the future for each of these technologies, taking into account the challenge of integrating the specific technology in the grid. The cost and economic benefits of the storage solution is a crucial parameter that is considered as well.


WG2 last meetings

  • 28/09/2015:latest conference call
  • 2/07/2015: conference call
  • 4/06/2015: physical meeting in Paris  
  • 21/04/2015: Telco. Update on the activities of Steering Committee and Secretariat, mainly the national smart grid platform workshop 28-04 and the General Assembly 29-04. Feedback on Grid+ Storage Project.
  • 17/11/2014: Telco
  • 16/10/2014: Kick-off meeting

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