Key topics include regulatory issues, the development of processes at network operators as well as flexibility providers.
First, implementation hurdles and open questions are analyzed in a preliminary analysis. Subsequently, the processes on the part of the network operator, the flexibility platform and the flexibility provider are worked out in order to be able to demonstrate the functionality on a test day.
The pilot demonstrates the functionality and advantages of a flexibility market in the distribution network. With the help of the flexibility market, the costs for congestion management are reduced and the feed-in of renewable energy systems increased.
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.