Distribution network operators redefined for smart grid era

A new definition for distribution network operators has been put forward to better define their growing role in the emerging smart grid

There are six DNO companies in Great Britain. Photograph: Priya Kumrueang/123RFThe definition of distribution network operators (DNOs) should be updated to reflect their growing role in the emerging smart grid, according to a national energy trade association.

The Energy Networks Association published its recommendation for redefining DNOs as distribution system operators (DSOs) on 14 June, setting a milestone for the trade body’s Open Networks Project.

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