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Internationational Smart Grids Action Network

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De Nigris

  1. 1. ISGAN:  INTERNATIONAL  SMART GRIDS  ACTION NETWORK ACTION NETWORKMichele de NigrisMi h l d Ni i RSE – Italy ISGAN ChairmanISGAN Chairman
  2. 2. TRANSMISSION ISSUES RENEWABLES OPEN RESILIENT
  3. 3. DISTRIBUTION ISSUES RES DG ICT Distribution E‐ E priorities Mobility consumer
  4. 4. Italy starting point on smart grids Network operator • 32 million smart meters + network automation 32 million + network automation Regulator • Open to innovation Research community • National R&D funds; active and competitive  Academia on new • Proactive on new skills Supply chain • SMEs developing breakthrough technologies
  5. 5. Path to the Clean Energy Ministerial (& ISGAN) L’Aquila (IT) – 2009 Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) • Global Partnership for low-carbon and climate-friendly technologies p y g July 2 • Technology Action Plans: 10 technologies, 80% CO2 reduction potential Decembe 2009 Copenhagen (DK) – Public release of Tech. Action Plan on Smart Grids • Led by IT and KR (with support from U S ) U.S.) er • www.majoreconomiesforum.org • Menu of options to accelerate deployment • Promotes multilateral partnership on Smart Grids ISGAN D Washington, DC (USA) – July 2010 First Clean Energy Ministerial (C.E.M) 2 • Energy Ministers from 23 Countries + EC • Collaborate on policy and programs that accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy technologies • Goal is action – policy a d p og a co abo a o Goa s ac o po cy and program collaboration
  6. 6. International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)Bringing high‐level government attention and action to accelerate world‐wide development and deployment of smarter electricity grids ISGAN… • Facilitates dynamic knowledge sharing, technical assistance,  peer review and, where appropriate, project coordination • Sponsors activities that accelerate smart grid deployment  and address knowledge gaps • Builds on the momentum of and knowledge created by the  Builds on the momentum of and knowledge created by the substantial investments being made in smarter grids globally • Fulfills a key recommendation in the Smart Grids Tech. Action Plan  • Leverages cooperation with the International Energy Agency,  Global Smart Grid Federation, and other relevant stakeholders
  7. 7. ISGAN Foundational Projects • “Global Smart Grid Inventory” 1 of enabling programs and policies  of enabling programs and policies • Smart Grid Case Studies 2 using a common framework and metrics • Benefit/Cost Methodologies 3 (bottom‐up & top‐down) and related policy  (b tt &t d ) d l t d li toolkits to assess smart grid investments •Synthesis of Insights for  S nthesis of Insights for4 High‐level Decision Makers (e.g., CEM Ministers) from ISGAN and other related projects
  8. 8. Other Areas of Activity by ISGAN S a t G d te at o a esea c ac ty et o (S Smart Grid International Research Facility Network (SIRFN) ) C ti ith ASEI/ADB Cooperation with ASEI/ADB Coordination with the Demand Side Management IA  C di ti ith th D d Sid M t IA Closely Tracking the NIST Interoperability Standards Development Close Coordination with the ENARD IA  (Electricity Networks, Analysis, Research & Development)
  9. 9. A great opportunity for Italy Optimize costly demonstrators Learn from Build‐up skills confrontation Promote Educate pro‐ standardisation of sumers solutions Promote national technology
  10. 10. Michele.denigris@rse‐web.it

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