Angel Hernandez, Chairman of the Promotion Working Group of Prime, says, in order to provide more qualified electricity service to the customers, standards must be used.
ELDER - Association of Electricity Distribution System Operators and Prime organized “Smart Meter Standardization Workshop” in Ankara, with the presence of Turkish DSOs, regulator and industry. Uğur Yüksel, General Secretary of ELDER, stated that in “Turkey’s Roadmap for Transition to Smart Grids Project” (TAS2023), smart meters have a significant importance.
Standards must be used in energy industry
Angel Hernandez, Chairman of the Promotion Working Group of Prime, underlined the significance of standardization in smart meters. He said, “In order to provide more qualified electricity service to the customers, standardization must be used in the energy sector. Countries around the world focus in smart meters more and more everyday. For this reason we emphasize the importance of standardization.”
TAS2023: Major milestone in the sector
Under the presidency of Republic of Turkey Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) and with the coordination of ELDER, “Turkey’s Roadmap for Transition to Smart Grids Project” (TAS2023) is being developed by the DSOs in Turkey. With this project, the transformation journey of the sector for over the last decade is getting ready to pass another major milestone.
On TAS2023 project, road map for transition to smart grids will be designed accordingly. Within the scope of this project, current knowledge of sector will be considered as a major project input with benefitting electricity distribution companies conducted R&D outputs subject to Smart Grid supported by EMRA. The project is scheduled to be completed in the second half of 2017.”