First FlexGroups meeting to further shape the FlexCommunity

28.04.2022 | Platone was one of the initiating projects of the FlexCommunity. Now the first meeting of the FlexCommunity working groups - the FlexGroups - took place.

Second Platone Advisory and Dissemination Board meeting

31.03.2022 | Last week the Platone Advisory and Dissemination Board had its second joint meeting to discuss latest project activities and progress.

How network tariffs can incentivise flexibility

14.03.2022 | The National Technical University of Athens is elaborating a way for a smarter distribution use-of-system tariffs.

Energy communities in rural distribution networks

03.03.2022 | DSOs in rural areas face other challenges than DSOs urban areas. Avacon among other things counts on the households themselves.

Unlocking the flexibility market
in Italy

01.03.2022 | The Italian demo has set itself no lesser goal than to unlock the flexibility market in Italy. - But how?

The FlexCommunity has successfully been kicked off

09.02.2022 | More than 150 participants were present to witness the launch of the FlexCommunity - the new knowledge platform to collaborate with other projects and stakeholders that work on exploiting flexibilities in the energy markets.

Italian demo presented first results at Open Day

20.12.2021 | On Monday, December 20th, Platone partner areti successfully hosted the virtual Open Day of the Italian demonstration.

Platone live at EU Project Zone at Enlit 2021 in Milan

07.12.2021 | Probably one of the most said lines in business for the past 2 years has been "you're on mute". At the Enlit it was time to ‘unmute’ ourselves and for 3 days immerse in meetings, learning and doing business face-to-face.

Greek demonstration Open Day: Innovation for flexibility

24.11.2021 | With the virtual Open Day "Innovation for Flexibility" the solutions proposed as part of the Greek demonstration was presented.

Platone midterm conference has gone beyond expectations

15.09.2021 | The Platone consortium is proud and happy of having experienced such a huge interest in our midterm conference „Growing the energy transition”. Above 300 participants joined our two-day fully virtual event on 14 and 15 September 2021.

First customer upgraded with technical equipment

03.09.2021 | Abbenhausen, Germany: The first household located in the field-test region of the German demonstrator in Abbenhausen has been upgraded with a state-of-the-art household battery storage system for an active involvement in the German trial of Platone.

OPEN DEI Energy Pilots Explorer published

21.06.2021 | European Joint RDI - Platone demonstrations portrayed as Large-Scale Pilots in OPEN DEI Energy Pilot Explorer

German demo successfully addressed households with open day

26.05.2021 | Avacon, the leader of the German demonstration of Platone invited several households to a two-day information event in Abbenhausen, a village in the municipality of the city Twistringen in the north of Germany.

Commission welcomes BRIDGE input to HEMRM coordinated by Platone

06.05.2021 | Under the leadership of areti, Platone has since April 2020 led the BRIDGE Action 7 to provide an update to the next Harmonised Electricity Market Role Model.

Successful first H2020 ES-1 call interproject workshop

26.04.2021 | How do you answer the challenge of your call? That was the question on which the 1st interproject workshop with all eight projects attending that were funded under the same H2020 call ES-1-2019 on "Flexibility and retail market options for the distribution grid" took place.

German Demo celebrates offical start into demonstration phase!

31.03.2021 | Red „Start“ button of demonstration phase pressed! The German Demo celebrates the offical start of the demonstration phase in the field test region of Abbenhausen.

Virtual booth and presentations at IEEE SG4SC

17.03.2021 | We presented Platone in the 2021 IEEE International virtual Forum on Smart Grid for Smart Cities (SG4SC) with a virtual booth and session presentations.

Insightful feedback from 2nd customer engagement workshop in Italy

02.03.2021 | The second workshop on customer engagement for the Italian demonstration under the slogan “Virtual workshop of the Italian Demo: Participating in the Platone project and supporting the network in becoming Greener” was a very worthwhile event.

First customer engagement workshop for Greek demonstration

18.02.2021 | The Greek consortium partners successfully addressed selected stakeholders with an online workshop discussing solutions proposed in the Greek demonstration of Platone.

SOGNO platform successfully accepted in LINUX Foundation Energy

04.12.2020 | "It is a great success!" The SOGNO platform has been accepted in the Linux Foundation Energy. Platone uses SOGNO architecture as reference for its own approach.

Horizon 2020 joint online event: kick-off for a closer collaboration

19.11.2020 | Maximising synergies between EU Horizon 2020 funded projects of Platone, DECIDE, FEVER and edgeFLEX on the topics of local flexibilities and energy communities.

First Platone Advisory and Dissemination Board Meeting

05.11.2020 | Platone has established a promising advisory and dissemination board (ADB). On November 5th, 2020 the first Platone advisory and dissemination board meeting took place.

Platone trial site set in Northern Germany

30.07.2020 | The German Demo takes place in the small village Abbenhausen, where an energy community will be established, producing, storing and sharing energy locally.

First stakeholder engagement virtual workshop of the Italian Demo

25.06.2020 | On 18th and 25th of June 2020, the Italian Demo partners held the first stakeholder-engagement virtual workshop with the title “Optimized grid management and flexibility market: the prosumer’s role”.