Executive Director, the Norwegian Smart Grid Centre
Grete Coldevin is the Executive Director of the Norwegian Smart Grid Centre, a nonprofit advocacy body for smart grids in Norway with app. 50 partners from the power industry and the ICT industry, and from the major R&D institutions. She is presently coordinating the Norwegian Smart Grid Technology Platform consisting of 8 power industry demonstration sites and one university smart grid laboratory. Ms. Coldevin is active within the European Technology Platform for Energy Infrastructures (ETIP SNET) as a co-chair in the national stakeholders coordination group, she is serving at the Executive Committee of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN), and is a substitute at the Board of Directors of the Global Smart Grid Federation.
At the present, Grete Coldevin is preoccupied with:
· how digitalization is transforming the energy system,
· how different microgrid solutions may contribute to security of supply in rural and urban areas
· how to increase the flexibility of the energy system through cost efficient storage solutions, demand response, distributed renewable energy generation, and a new market design.