EDP Distribuição – Energia SA
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EDP Distribuição (EDPD) is part of EDP Group and Portugal’s incumbent Distribution System Operator (DSO), accounting for 97% of the market with more than 6 million customers. EDPD coordinates EEGI Core Project InovGrid (www.inovgrid.com), which entails a large scale smart grid demonstration impacting more than 500 thousand consumers. Leveraging on its Smart Grid infrastructure and its innovating strategy during the last decade, the company has increased its participation on European Projects, having participated in more than 20 projects, which led to the establishment of partnerships with more than 150 entities (universities, industrial partners, research institutes, utilities, local authorities) from 21 different countries.
EDPD coordinates InteGrid Project and will guarantee the regional coordination for the Portuguese demonstrator.
EDP Distribuição main tasks in the project include the overall project coordination and dissemination of the results. Also in the R&D work packages, it will provide its expertise from previous projects and distribution system exploration, in particular in the InovGrid site, to align the research and development of the project. In the demonstration work packages EDP D, and in particular in WP6 – Grid and Market Hub Platform, will lead the validation and demonstration activities of the project, ensuring that the large-scale already in place InovGrid site will provide all the necessary information and results for the project evaluation through KPI measurements.