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Market architecture for TSO-DSO interaction in the context of European regulation

Market architecture for TSO-DSO interaction in the context of European regulation

Category
Part of a book/report
Abstract
Following the overall European political goals, massive efforts were recently made to promote an accelerated integration of renewable energy sources (RES) in Europe, creating several operational challenges. One of the key approaches to resolve these is to help harness RESs in an efficient and cost-effective way is to utilise flexibility which can be provided by Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) which include active demand participation, energy storage and electric vehicles. The present paper is based on results and learnings of H2020 project SmartNet (2016–2019), where five coordination schemes for TSO-DSO interaction, necessary for procurement and activation of ancillary services were developed and comparatively evaluated. The paper discusses how different coordination schemes all have specific benefits and attention points related to operation of the TSO and DSO grids, other market participants involved and the market operation in general.
Client
  • EC/H2020 / 691405
  • Norges forskningsråd / 257626
Language
English
Author(s)
Affiliation
  • SINTEF Energy Research / Energisystemer
  • Italy
  • VITO - Flemish Institute for Technological Research NV
  • University of Strathclyde
Year
2019
Published in
International Conference on the European Energy Market
ISSN
2165-4093
Publisher
IEEE
Book
2019 16th International Conference on the European Energy Market - EEM 2019
Booklet
2019
ISBN
978-1-7281-1257-2