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A co-ordinated action towards the promotion and consolidation of all RTD activities for large-scale integration of DER in the electricity market (SOLID-DER)
Title: A co-ordinated action towards the promotion and consolidation of all RTD activities for large-scale integration of DER in the electricity market (SOLID-DER)
Funding: European Commission, FP6
Budget: 1 499 478 EUR
Timeframe: Nov. 2005 - Nov. 2008
Description:

The SOLID-DER project consisted of the following activities:

  • Identification, evaluation and assessment of the critical developments, innovations and findings in EU R&D on large-scale integration of distributed energy resources (DER), consisting of RES and CHP. It concerned particularly developments in the field of legislation, regulation, support policies and market access. But it also concerned solutions for challenges posed by intermittency or/and large scale supply of wind power and other DER options to transmission and distribution grids (stability and safety) by technical breakthroughs in DER supply and enabling technologies and market systems.
  • Provision and assessment of costs/benefits and the application of DER (RES & CHP) supply solutions in different Member States and recommend on applicable concepts of business models for DER and pro-active networks securing viable business and operation of networks in the future.
  • Raising the awareness of benefits of DER in general and organising dissemination and transfer of knowledge from EU-15 R&D community and stakeholders towards the stakeholders in the New Member States (NMS).
Contractors:

ECN, Netherlands; ISET, Germany; Labein, Spain; Arsenal, Austria; RISOE, Denmark; Verbund, Austria; Iberdrola, Spain; Elsam, Denmark; Siemens, Germany; KAPE, Poland; Enviros, Czech Republic; MAKK, Hungary; EGU, Slovakia; LEI, Lithuania; BSREC, Bulgaria; UL-FE, Slovenia; Comillas, Spain

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