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Position Paper on Smart Grids: An ERGEG Conclusions Paper

Publication Date: June 2010
Publishing Organization: European Union Regulators Group for Electricity and Gas
Format: PDF
Keywords:

Smart Grid,report,EU,ergeg,context,key energy objectives,2020,renewable energy supply,total demand,reducing energy consumption,forecasts,reducing greenhouse gas emissions,1990,ambitious objectives,2050

Summary:

This report describes how the context for the European Union Regulators Group for Electricity and Gas' (ERGEG's) consideration of smart grids is set by the key energy objectives of the European Union for the year 2020 _ increasing renewable energy supply to 20% of total demand, reducing energy consumption by 20% with respect to 2020 forecasts, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20% with respect to 1990 levels _ and the more ambitious objectives for 2050.