13 September 2018
Enabling the uptake of decentralised storage and demand response
Decentralised demand response and energy storage at commercial and residential level, including electric vehicles, can greatly facilitate the integration of ever larger shares of variable renewables in the grid. As EU energy ministers gather in Linz on 17/18 September to discuss the reform of electricity market design, co-signatories of this declaration call on Member States to grasp the immediate opportunity provided by this reform to unlock their vast potentials. Specific recommendations include: simultaneous participation in all markets individually or through aggregators, inclusion in grid planning process and clearer ownership rules by regulated entities for storage assets.
Read the joint statement