Prototype of a Smart Grid on Bornholm

2000 households on the Danish island Bornholm will by means of more flexible consumption show how Europe can manage over 50 % wind power and other fluctuating and less predictable renewable sources.EcoGrid EU – a project with the budget of € 21 million of which approximately half is financed by the EU – has just started to continue for 4 years. The key idea of EcoGrid EU is to introduce market-based mechanisms close to the operation phase that will release balancing capacity, particularly from flexible consumption. Read more here.