Distribution networks are the backbone of the current energy transition, with regard to ongoing integration of renewable energies and to future integration and coordination of multiple, controllable load and storage technologies. A number of trends, including decentralization, digitalization, decarbonization and autarky, will create new requirements for future distribution networks and municipal utilities.
In the long-term interest of their business success, operators of electricity and gas networks need to enhance their technical and economic strategies, structures and processes. The issues they need to address include cost pressures, digitalization and demands for continuing quality assurance.
E-Bridge’s regulatory, economic and technical competence – combined with its extensive practical experience – enable us to support our customers, efficiently and successfully, in connection with their major challenges.
In the first half of 2017, German distribution system operators refined their view of the future role “DSO 2.0.”
The digital transformation creates the potential for growth through customer orientation and regionalization.
Article Matthias Wessels (E-Bridge Consulting, Bonn), Manfred Grupe (Avacon Netz GmbH, Salzgitter), Jonas Eickmann (Westnetz GmbH, Wesseling), Stefan Gehler (Schleswig-Holstein Netz AG, Quickborn) in ew, Issue 1/21, Pages 40 ff. (German language)Download PDF