IC1 Country Report 2019

The Smart Grids Country Report 2019 is an IC1 outstanding collaborative achievement gathering contributions from 16 countries (Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Norway, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America) and the European Commission representing the European Union.

The Country Report 2019 collects information updated till 2018 about energy strategies, trends, projects and actions underway in the field of smart grids in the participating countries.

Each contributor provided information about status and framework of smart grids implementation, renewable energy deployment, National and International programmes related to smart grids and renewable energy and relevant case studies, sharing experience in R&D activities to facilitate governmental investments and to enable private sector and investors engagement.

A special focus is made on the activities and initiatives ongoing at national level supporting the IC1 jointly identified R&D topics and IC1 activity at large.

This report is designed to be informative, strategically focused to serve policy audience and sufficiently detailed to meet the needs of researchers, stakeholders and investors, aiming at increasing the understanding of the global smart grids R&D status quo, development and trends.

IC1 Country Report 2019 will be presented and released on May 29 duirng the CEM10/MI-4 ministerial event in Vancouver, Canada.