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UPGRID project in the European Utility Week 2017

UPGRID participated in the European Utility Week 2017 (3rd – 5th October, 2017). For this event, a presentation titled “UPGRID, proven solutions for operating present and future LV networks” was prepared. Roberto González Sainz-Maza (Project Coordinator), Ángel Díaz Gallo (Technical Director), Ana González Bordagaray (representing Spanish demo), Paulo Libano Monteiro (representing Portuguese demo) and Peter Söderström (representing Swedish demo) presented the project taking part in the “Testing Future Business Models” session, within the “H2020: the European Union programme for Research and Innovation” hub.

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XIV Conference on Environmental Psychology – PSICAMB. Places and human behaviour: from local to global

On the 21th and 24th June 2017 the XIV Congress of Environmental Psychology was held in Evora (Portugal), organised by the Evora University and PSICAMB (Environmental Psychology Association).

The event, that is the most important professional biannual forum of Psychology in Spain-Portugal-IberoAmerica, served as a space for discussion, debate and exchange of ideas on the future of Environmental Psychology in a coordinated and integrated way. Among the topics discussed during the event, it is worth mentioning: Sustainable behaviour, perception, attitudes and values related with environment and risk perception.

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UPGRID in the Innovative power conference (InnoGrid2020+)

InnoGrid2020+ is the EU event on innovation in electricity networks. The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and the European Distribution System Operators for Smart Grids (EDSO) have focused this 6th of InnoGrid2020+ on the arising topic “network of networks”. UPGRID project was very present in the event. Here Roberto González, UPGRID Project Coordinator, remarked the importance of Low Voltage monitoring to leverage current smart grid efforts, the positive impact on consumers of UPGRID developments and deployments (improvement in quality of supply, provision of more detailed information to consumers…) and the fact that the consumer recruitment is a challenge being very interesting the interaction with them.

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