At the 22nd of March an ‘interaction workshop: experts – showcases e-harbours’ was held in the harbour of Antwerp. During this meeting a panel of experts on different aspects of virtual power plants and electric mobility shared their views on these topics, and answered questions from the organizations working on the showcases.
The topics discussed covered a wide range:
– Key actors within the showcases
– The role of the aggregator
– Legal issues within smart grids
– IT infrastructure and end-user involvement
– VPP technology
The workshop was considered a success by the participants, since the topics covered answered a number of issues they had with their showcases. The general consensus was that the answers provided by the experts allow them to take a next step in the development of their showcases.