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CROSSBOW: CROSS BOrder management of variable renewable energies and storage units enabling a transnational Wholesale market

Website: http://crossbowproject.eu/

Description:

CROSSBOW project aims at the successful deployment of a set of technological solutions which will enable to increase the shared use of resources to foster transmission networks cross-border management of variable renewable energies and storage units. This will enable a higher penetration of clean energies whilst reducing network operational costs and improving economic benefits of RES and storage units.

The project will demonstrate a number of different technologies offering TSOs increased grid flexibility and robustness through: a better control of cross-border balancing energy at interconnection points; new storage solutions – distributed and centralized-, offering ancillary services to operate Virtual Storage Plants (VSP); better ICT and Communications -e.g. better network observability, enabling flexible generation and Demand Response schemas and the definition of a transnational wholesale market, proposing fair and sustainable remuneration for clean energies though the definition of new business models supporting the participation of new players –i.e. aggregators-  and the reduction of costs.

Project partners:

ETRA Investigación y Desarrollo S.A., Estonia
Centrul Roman al Energiei – CRE, Romania
Compania nationala de transport al energiei electrice transelectrica SA, Romania
Institute Of Communications And Computer Systems, Greece
Independent Power Transmission Operator SA, Greece
Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator SA, Greece
Public Power Corporation SA, Greece
COBRA Instalaciones Y Servicios S.A., Estonia
VARTA Storage Gmbh, Germany
Elektro energien systemen operator EAD, Bulgaria
J.P. Elektromreza Srbije, Serbia
Security Coordination Centre SCC ltd. Belgrade, Serbia
Nezavisni Operator sistema u BiH, Bosnia and Herzegovina
University of Manchester, UK
HEP – Operator prijenosnog sustava d.o.o., Croatia
KONCAR – inzenjering za energetiku i transport dd, Croatia
Sveuciliste u Zagrebu fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstv, Croatia
Univerza v Ljubljani, Slovenia
ELPROS elektronski in programski sistemi d. o. o, Slovenia
Operator na elektroprenosniot sistem na Makedonija, Makedonia
Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty Of Electrical Engineering And Information Technologies, Makedonia
AD Elektrani na Makedonija Skopje – Direkcija, Makedonia
CyberGrid Gmbh, Austria