1. Society demands clear and continuous explanation of the need for new power lines

    Grid operators and environmental groups jointly working on five grid development projects found that the decision about the need of a new power lines has to be addressed with a high level of transparency and throughout all planning stages; the findings are relevant for the implementation of the TEN-E regulation and should inform the European ten-year network development plan (TYNDP) Read Nov 04,15

  2. Our pilot projects explained in two minutes

    A picture is worth a thousand words - that is why we have developed short movie clips that give you impressions from our pilot projects in a quick and easy format. Learn about the measures implemented during BESTGRID in three youtube clips.Read Oct 30,15

  3. Your feedback is needed!

    Our project BESTGRID will come to an end at the end of October. This is the time to reflect and see which things went well and where we can improve. This is why we kindly ask for your feedback, it will only take a couple of minutes! Read Oct 07,15

Upcoming Events

The final BESTGRID Conference on "Implementing Projects of Common Interest" took place on 23 September in Brussels. Click here for more information.


The first issues of our newsletter have been published. Have a look.

Newsletter #1 - February 2014

Newsletter #2 - August 2014

Newsletter #3 - December 2014

Newsletter #4 - September 2015

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With nine partners comprising European non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and transmission system operators (TSOs), and one research institute, the EU-funded BESTGRID project works towards modernizing and expanding the current European electricity grid