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Smart Grid Lochem
Due to weather conditions, the production of electricity from solar and wind power varies. The need for energy also varies constantly. Both could lead to problems for the grid. Smart Grid Lochem is a pilot case of Alliander , Utwente , Eaton and Locamation to better align the green energy to the energy demand.
Boosting local energy initiatives with innovative technology
A sustainable society requires more space for local initiatives and innovative technology.
Improving the Robustness of Urban Electricity Networks (IRENE project)
Project IRENE is researching how best to mitigate vulnerabilities of urban electricity grids by utilizing the flexibility of future smart grids with decentralized generation and smart control.
Strategie for shrinking in Sweden and the Netherlands
The Swedisch governments provides a research grant for research on policy strategies from shrinking municipalities in Sweden and the Netherlands. The University of Linköping in Sweden and the University of Twente cooperate in this project as ECIU partner universities.