Focusing on integration

Adoption of bottom-up technologies such as micro-grids in a mega scale in distribution grids faces challenges from the coexistence of top-down grid control systems and market models.


The m2M-GRID project accelerates the deployment of micro-grids by: (i) enhancing the distribution grid planning process to take into account technical and market impacts of micro-grid integration; (ii) developing control functions for effective coordination with distribution grids; (iii) developing a toolbox to exploit potential flexibility of micro-grids.


The developed solutions are validated in a range of test environments, e.g. cross-platform software and power hardware-in-the-loop experiments. Especially, three dedicated demonstrations in Sweden and France are used to facilitate validation and replicability analyses based on real environments. This project demonstrates market opportunities for involved stakeholders, thus helps accelerate the adoption process of developed micro-grid technologies.


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RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and Technische Universiteit Eindhoven


Chalmers University of Technology, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Grenoble INP G2Elab, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA), SOREA ZAC du Pré de Pâques, Göteborg Energi

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ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems

Participants from Energy Economics Lab


RISE is Sweden’s research institute and innovation partner. Through our international collaboration programmes with industry, academia and the public sector, we ensure the competitiveness of the Swedish business community on an international level and contribute to a sustainable society. Our 2,700 employees engage in and support all types of innovation processes. RISE is an independent, State-owned research institute, which offers unique expertise and over 100 testbeds and demonstration environments for future-proof technologies, products and services. is hosted by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden |


RISE är Sveriges forskningsinstitut och innovationspartner. I internationell samverkan med företag, akademi och offentlig sektor bidrar vi till ett konkurrenskraftigt näringsliv och ett hållbart samhälle. Våra 2 700 medarbetare driver och stöder alla typer av innovationsprocesser. RISE är ett oberoende, statligt forskningsinstitut som erbjuder unik expertis och ett 100-tal test- och demonstrationsmiljöer för framtidssäkra teknologier, produkter och tjänster.



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