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August 30, 2021

Italy Demand Response Management Project, Enel X, Italy

By Carmen

The Italy Demand Response Management Project, Enel X is a smart grid project located in Italy. The installation of the project began in 2018 and the project was commissioned in 2019.

Description

The Italy Demand Response Management Project, Enel X was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is a demand response project with a rated capacity of 156.9MW. It is implemented in the grid service provider.

The smart grid project is owned by Terna and developed by Enel X.

Italy Demand Response Management Project, Enel X development status

The development of Italy Demand Response Management Project, Enel X was started in 2018 and the commissioning was completed in 2019.

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Contractors involved

Terna has partnered with Enel X to construct and complete the Italy Demand Response Management Project, Enel X.

Additional information

– The Enel Group business line dedicated to innovative products and digital solutions was awarded 156.9 MW of capacity for 2019 as part of the new national dispatching project promoted by the grid operator Terna, dedicated to UVAMs (Unita Virtuali Abilitate Miste, Authorised Virtual Mixed Units).
– The annual auction for 2019 assigned a total of 349.9 MW, of which 332.8 were made available in the north/centre-north area and 17.1 MW in the center/south, south and islands.
– With its demand management solutions, Enel X is able to provide its customers balancing orders in real-time to stabilize the network on the basis of availability to perform the service, when requested by Terna.

About Enel X

Enel X Srl (Enel X), a subsidiary of Enel SpA, is a provider of energy related services. It offers distribution systems, energy storage batteries, low-consumption LEDs, smart city systems, e-vehicle charging systems and smart lighting systems. The company also provides demand response and connectivity solutions, vehicle-to-grid and second-life batter solutions, mobile app-based charging services, public lighting, and energy efficiency and advisory services. Enel X addresses lighting and other needs of sports arenas, parking lots, signage, ceilings, roadways, displays and other areas. The company serves individuals, companies and public administrations across Europe, Asia Pacific and Americas. Enel X is headquartered in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Methodology

All publicly-announced smart grid projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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