Grid Aesthetics - How to engage stakeholders in landscape planning, design and aesthetics of grid infrastructure

Beautiful and peculiar landscapes - both natural and architectural - are widespread across Europe. Very often, these are dear to local residents due...

A decentralised electricity system - myths and facts

The current energy system is going through a substantive change. Renewables are playing an ever bigger role throughout Europe, which also comes with a...

The importance of big data for the Energiewende

Jeremy Rifkin is a world-renowned economist and political activist. In his best-selling book “The Third Industrial Revolution” he describes his vision...

3rd BESTGRID workshop on "Good Practice Exchange"

Have you heard about a pylon design competition that took place in the UK? Do you know the programme “Natural Grid” that aims at enhancing ecosystems...

4th European Grid Conference

Electricity is the engine of modern societies and flowering economies. Economic growth is dependent on energy security. Native renewable resources and...

2nd BESTGRID workshop "Innovation through Collaboration"

How can we agree on the dimensions of the future electricity grid? Where do we want to build new power lines? How can we assure that local impacts and...