The European power sector is undergoing a period of rapid transformation. Power generation has become progressively more decarbonised, distributed and renewable. Wind power and solar photovoltaics have formed part of this trend and will continue to dominate in the future. As these sources increase in market share, so too will the volatility of the power system supply-side. In parallel, power systems are increasingly digitalised and interconnected with other sectors and infrastructure. Information Communication Technologies (ICT) have opened new possibilities in the active management of power systems and strengthened the ability of the demand side to react to changes to the price of electricity. Standards offer the technical foundation for this transition. Our goal is to ensure a clean, smart and secure power system.
Electromobility thus has a great potential to become a key solution for an environmentally friendly and decarbonised transport sector. Moving away from dirty fossil fuels and introducing proper sustainability criteria for batteries are essential to making it happen. Discover our new report!
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With an increase in electro-mobility expected in the coming years, it is important to ensure that the power grid remains stable and avoid an unmanaged charging of electric vehicles. Thanks to “smart charging”, EVs adapt to both user preferences and the conditions of the power system, secure the stability of the grid, reduce renewable energy curtailment, at the same time allowing higher shares of renewable energy. Smart charging helps reduce the need for expensive grid reinforcement and additional stationary batteries.