The Slovenian Ministry of Economic Development and Technology and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) from Japan have signed an agreement for joint cooperation in the areas of smart grid and smart community system coordinated research and demonstrative action.
NEDO also signed a minutes of meeting (MoM) with the Ministry of Infrastructure and reached an agreement on joint implementation of the action and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Slovenian electricity transmission system operator ELES. In the action, two electricity distribution companies in Slovenia will introduce a cloud-based integrated distribution management system (DMS) and distribution units controlled by the DMS. It will demonstrate a voltage control function with advanced power distribution management technology that utilizes information communications technology (ICT) and a restoration function for power outages. The action aims to create a business model for small to medium-sized electricity distribution companies.
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Tags: cooperation, electricity, ELES, Japan, NEDO, Slovenia, smart grid, smart network