Vision and Strategy for the Electricity Networks of the Future

  • Bernd M. BuchholzEmail author
  • Zbigniew A. Styczynski


The vision for the electric power system of the future was developed by a European group of experts in the framework of the Technology Platform “Smart Grids”. The driving forces, the definitions and the core elements of the Smart Grid concept are presented separately for both the transmission and distribution systems. The growing importance of renewable energy sources for electricity generation is considered and the related challenges are specified. The transformation of todays’ electricity networks into Smart Grids is the best way to meet these challenges.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NTB TechnoservicePyrbaumGermany
  2. 2.Otto-von-Guericke University of MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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