Danish town begins two-year smart grid trial

A project to turn the Danish town of Kalundborg into a pioneer of intelligent energy use began on Monday, after twelve firms signed an agreement to participate

A project to turn the Danish town of Kalundborg into a pioneer of intelligent energy use began on Monday, after 12 firms signed a participation agreement.

The town of 50,000 inhabitants will become a laboratory for testing new technologies and assessing consumer takeup of demand response systems.

It will link power, water, transport, heating and building systems. This would enable electric cars to be charged overnight from cheap wind energy.

Please sign in to access this article. To subscribe, view our subscription options, or take out a free trial.

Please enter your details

Forgotten password?

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
subs@endseurope.com
or call 020 8267 8120

Not a subscriber?

Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.