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Grid Flexibility: How can we make our grids more flexible to cope with the net-zero transition?

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Recorded on: Tuesday 2 June 2020

Grid Flexibility: The grid is the dynamic web of electricity production, transmission, storage, and consumption that 85 percent of the world relies on. But as we increase the supply of intermittent renewable energy from multiple new sources and as demands for electricity increase, the grid must become more flexible adaptable cope and avoid blackouts. This webinar explores how emerging and disruptive technologies are already shaping the energy grids we all rely on.

Discussion points included:

  • Updating current infrastructure to cope with increased distributed energy generation and flexible grid technologies
  • Investing in smarter grids: Utilising emerging technologies to manage grids more effectively
  • Smart storage: Creating virtual power plants to manage and mitigate blackouts
  • What is the role of prosumers and how can they be integrated into them into new energy make-up effectively?

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    NODES is the independent marketplace for a sustainable energy future where grid owners, producers and consumers of energy can trade decentralized flexibility and energy.  As an independent market operator, NODES is addressing key trends and challenges in the energy system such as increased share of renewable power production, decentralised generation and the rapid change of the customer behaviour. 

    NODES vision is to build Europe’s most customer-centric, integrated energy marketplace to unlock the value of local flexible power resources and support the drive to a sustainable, emission free future.

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    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation supporting countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future.

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