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Power Networks Joint Vision
The aim of the Power Networks Joint Vision expert group is to assist in building an integrated perspective for the planning and operation of the future electricity network, ensuring not only technical performance but also opportunities for jobs and exports are identified at an early stage.
CIRED 2013
CIRED, the major International Electricity Conference and Exhibition is the leading forum where the electricity distribution community meets every two years in various venues across Europe, with a world-wide perspective and participation.

Launch of the Smarter Networks Portal
The Smarter Networks Portal acts as a repository for innovative projects.

LCN Fund Conference 2013
The annual Low Carbon Networks Fund Conference is organised by Energy Networks Association on behalf of the UK DNOs to promote the work of the Low Carbon Networks Fund projects and to provide an opportunity to update on progress and learning from them.

Power networks of the future
Independent expert group formed to ensure holistic thinking for Britain’s future electricity networks.

UK Power Networks: Flexible Plug and Play
The IET and UK Power Networks have formed a unique partnership to share knowledge gained from an innovation project, Flexible Plug and Play, which is largely funded by Ofgem’s Low Carbon Network Fund.

UK Power Networks “Smart Telecoms – Trial” Event
UK Power Networks is trialling a new telecommunications platform as part the Second Tier Low Carbon Network Fund (LCNF) innovation project Flexible Plug and Play (FPP).

Energy Policy Panel News
So far this year the Energy Policy Panel has approved submissions to Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Ofgem and the House of Commons ECC Select Committee.

Smart commercial arrangements for non-firm connections
Ofgem’s Low Carbon Network (LCN) Fund is being invested to help Britain’s current electricity distribution network support faster and more cost effective distributed generation connections.

Orkney Active Network Management
SSEPD (Scottish Southern Energy Power Distribution), who own and operate Orkney’s electricity grid, organised and hosted a knowledge sharing event at the Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall, Orkney on the subject of the Orkney ANM.



Commissioning of a Smart Grid control system on the Northern Powergrid network in the North-East of England

Colin Henry

From: Power in Unity: A Whole System Approach, Stream 1 Smart Grids,
Call for Papers Session, 16 and 17 October 2013, London

2013-10-16 Power Channel

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Customer Focus and market roles related to renewable energy integration in an electricity distribution Smart Grid environment

H Rendez

From: CIRED 2013 Opening Forum, Stockholm, Sweden 10 June 2013

2013-06-10 Power Channel

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EU project develops real-time technologies for smart grids
12 September 2013
An EU-funded project has developed technologies for use in smart grids which help consumers manage and minimise their energy consumption.

UK-US electric mobility centre unveiled
19 July 2013
The first of the two centres planned to promote shared electric mobility and smart grid standards have been opened near Chicago.

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