ENTSO-E’s system operation activities are overseen by the ENTSO-E System Operation Committee presided by Joachim Vanzetta from Amprion, Germany, as Chairman and by Duncan Burt from National Grid, UK, as Vice-Chairman. The Committee reports to the ENTSO-E Board and aAsembly.
All activities of the ENTSO-E system operation committee are supported by the ENTSO-E system operation secretariat team.
System operations is the core activity of any transmission system operator (TSO). It covers the actions taken to ensure the optimal and secure operation of the grid in real-time.
The ENTSO-E System Operations activities are about:
Currently there are a number of steering and working groups under the SOC committee.
Steering Group operations manages operational processes which are a regular repeated requirement.
Coordinated approach to Code Drafting, Code implementation and ensuring SOC activity is compliant with the Network Codes.
Fundamental and long term changes to operation of the system are discussed here.
Strategy group supporting the implementation of RSCs.
Supporting SOC in the implementation of IT projects and gradual improvements to Tools/IT.
The reliable and secure operation of European transmission systems is only possible if the corresponding infrastructure is not endangered by natural phenomena or (adverse) human activity.