Working Groups

Battery energy storage has a viable future in grid operation support

Today, GSGF published a report on electrical storage in power grids, assessing the possibilities of battery storage in the electrical grid as viable, on a global scale. GSGF envisions that batteries will be firstly used for frequency control, followed by local peak shifting. When this happens, battery production should increase […]

Review on GSGF’s Energy Storage Work Group Activity: Case study presentations on battery use in the grid

Due to increased amount of distributed and variable generation being introduced into the grid, new mechanisms are needed to absorb these variations, energy storage being one of them. In the GSGF Power Grid Electrical Storage Work Group, a white paper on the use of batteries in the grid is being […]

Costs for renewable distributed generation on the decrease

Global Smart Grid Federation’s world-wide overview on distributed generation – The outlook of electricity systems is changing rapidly on a global scale. Although different countries are typically characterized by a different generation mix and distribution system structure, the results of the GSGF study ‘Grid Connectivity of Distributed Generation’ confirms that […]

Interoperability: A must for the development of smart grids

The Global Smart Grid Federation takes a worldwide view of interoperability, lifting it out of the technical domain and into a real-life strategic context –  Today, GSGF published a report on smart grid interoperability. It assesses the existing smart grid situation on a global scale and identifies key interoperability challenges […]

The First Global View on the Progress of Clean Vehicle Technology

Global Smart Grid Federation Releases Report on Large-Scale Rollout of Electric Vehicles – The Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) today released a state-of-the-art overview of the international developments in electric vehicles. Highlighting business opportunities, key trends and developments, and policy initiatives, it provides a total and global view on the […]