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IV Congreso Smart Grids

UPGRID participated in the IV Congreso Smart Grids (23rd October, 2017. Madrid, Spain), organized by Tecmared group and with the collaboration of Futured Platform. The objective in this Spanish congress was to present the UPGRID Spanish demo results. For this purpose, a paper was prepared: “Solutions for improving the LV operation and maintenance: UPGRID project” with contributions from all demo partners [Raúl Bachiller Prieto and Ana González Bordagaray (Iberdrola), Mónica Pintado (GE Power), Laura Marrón Merino (ZIV Automation) and Sandra Riaño Fernández (Tecnalia)] and a presentation, with the homonymous title, was presented by Roberto González Sainz-Maza (Project Coordinator) during the event who also participated in one of the conference sessions.

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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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