SPAIN, Basque Country
by: Basque Energy cluster (Regional network)
S3 domain: Energy: 8+1 strategic areas (power electronics as key enabling technology) around 3 main value chains: offshore, smart grids and resource efficient manufacturing.
Energy topics: Smart Grids
Innovation type: Technological
Level of Good Practice implementation: Regional
Bidelek Sareak is a public-private partnership between the Basque Energy Agency (EVE) and the Spanish Distribution System Operator (DSO), Iberdrola Distribución Eléctrica, to improve the electric distribution grid and customer services by means of the development of advanced Smart Grid technologies and its deployment in both cities and towns. It is a real life project, complying with Smart Grids full functionalities, which is unique because of its scope, size, technical requirements and innovation.