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1 Smart Energy Systems of Tomorrow Smart Grid Pioneers in Austria Strategies, Projects, Pioneer Regions Michael Hübner Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Austria

2 Energy Research Strategy Austria Energy Consumption in PJ % RES % RES testo Efficiencyi Oil Products Coal Gas District Heating Conventional Power RES Power RES District Heating RES testo Heat from RES Bio Fuels Energy Savings Fossil Fuels Renewabless

3 Systemic approach needed Austrian Research Focus Energy Systems, Grids and Enduse

4 Balancing in the power system Demand Handling Source: IEA, Grid Integration of Variable Renewables (GIVAR) Project, Hugo Chandler / CERT

5 Renewable power scheduled until 2020* Austrian Energy Strategy: Renewable Power MW (2010) MW (2020) Hydro** Wind Biomass Solar Source: Austrian Power Grid AG * According to the National Action Plan 2010 for renewable energy Austria ** run-of-river, small hydro, storage power stations excluding pumped storage

6 Distributed Generation Example: Region of Upper Austria Substation Hydropower Thermal Power Windpower PV projected PV PV Source: Energie AG Netz GmbH

7 Distributed Generation Example: Region of Upper Austria Substation Hydropower Thermal Po Power Windpower PV projected PV PV Source: Energie AG Netz GmbH

8 Distributed Generation Example: Region of Upper Austria Substation Hydropower Thermal Power Windpower PV projected PV PV Source: Energie AG Netz GmbH

9 Future needs in the Austrian power grid actions to be taken in the transmission grid (Masterplan ) solutions for the distribution grid to be developed R&D&D

10 Smart Grids in Austria Smart Infrastructure

11 Why Smart Grids Electricity Infrastructure as a basis for the achievement of policy goals towards sustainability Integration of renewables and dispersed generation Increase of efficiency in the energy system Resource optimisation in the power system Robust and secure power supply New services and technologies like electro mobility Self sufficient energy regions with a high degree of responsibility for their sustainable energy supply

12 Developing the Active Distribution Grid Old: New:

13 Developing the Active Distribution Grid BAU Grid Empowering Active Distribution Grid Case Study A Active Distribution Grid Case Study B Active Distribution Grid Case Study C Source: DG Demo-Net AIT, 2008 Cost Cost Reduction

14 Strategy for smart grids development International Cooperation Accompanying Measures Technology Development Basic Studies New Concepts Model Systems and Model Regions & : approx. 40 Mio (Subsidies ~20 Mio ) Knowledge for Policy and Deployment (Interoperability, Standards, Business Models, Legal Framework, Regulation, )

15 Evolving Pioneer Regions

16 R&D Cooperation of Pioneer Regions Pioneer Regions R&D Proje ects g eneraliz zed, tran nsferable e results concrete, model like implementation of certain aspects

17 Technology Platform Smart Grids Austria Industry Grid Operators, Energy Sector R&D Partners

18 International Cooperation ERA Net Smart Grids European transnational program cooperation 2011: 2nd joint call IEA ENARD Worldwide research cooperation Smart Grids D A CH Technology cooperation European Electricity Grid Initiative (EEGI) Transnational Cooperation for European SmartGrids development

19 Smart Grids D-A-CH D A CH

20 Smart Grids D-A-CH Steering Committee: BMWi (D), BMVIT (A), BFE (CH) D-A-CH-Coordinators B.A.U.M., Fichtner IT, Encontrol Experts of the national Working Groups Task Force: Task Force: Task Force: Standards Business Models Data - Interaction - Conclusions for Regulation, legal Framework, policy

21 Further information Smart Grids Week 2011: in Cooperation with Energie AG, Mai 2011, Linz Web: Highlights/SmartGrids english Events Publications Projects Cooperation Networks

22 New: Smart Energy - ready for SET Smart Grids Smart Regions Smart Cities Demonstration Programme 15 Mio for 2011

23 Thank you for your attention!

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