Newsletter February 2015


India Smart Forum’s Smart Grid Bulletin – vol. 2 issue 2

India Smart Grid Forum released the 2nd Issue (February 2015) of the ‘SMART GRID Bulletin’. This bulletin aims to keep its audience updated on the various aspects of Smart Grid such as technology developments, policies, regulations and standards; updates on existing and upcoming projects; events and capacity building initiatives undertaken in India and […]


ENTSO-E Policy Paper on Cross-Border Participation to Capacity Mechanisms

This ENTSO-E policy paper focuses on the compatibility of national capacity mechanisms and on the design of cross-border participation solutions, presenting both the underlying guiding principles and concrete recommendations. One of the key conclusions is the need for close coordination between all involved parties in neighbouring states to ensure that […]


20 March Solar Eclipse: An Unprecedented Test for Europe’s Electricity System

European transmission system operators (TSOs) have been preparing for the 20 March solar eclipse for several months. Due to the amount of solar generation involved, it was necessary to evaluate and mitigate the risk, with the aim of bringing the risk of an incident back to the security level equal […]


The 2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index

The Lisbon Council in collaboration with Ecofys, a leading energy and environment research agency, and Quintel Intelligence, an energy modelling firm, launch The 2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index: How Efficiency Will Drive Growth, Create Jobs And Spread Wellbeing Throughout Society. The index reveals the huge potential for societies […]