Telecommunications in SmartGrid

The course provides a basic overview of the SmartGrid concept and related challenges and issues of its integration with telecommunications systems and services. Details are given on service requirements, required infrastructure, protocols as well as challenges in deployment, configuration and management of telecommunications services in the SmartGrid environment. The course is topped with an insight into current SmartGrid environments and a demo presentation of a pilot project.


  • Introduction to SmartGrid, energetic requirements
  • Objectives
  • Requirements for control, monitoring, measurements
  • Telecommunications infrastructure
  • Architecture
  • Protocols (IEC 61850, CIM)
  • Virtualization (logical nodes, logical elements) and services
  • Configuring practices
  • Demo presentation of a pilot project

Target group

  • Network/system administrators and operators
  • Network and service designers
  • Technical and customer services support personnel
  • Marketing and technical sales personnel


After completing the course you will:

  • understand Smart Grids concept
  • be familiar with architecture of Smart Grids and their elements
  • be familiar with role of telecommunications
  • be acquainted with current state in Smart Grids
Status:Closing date exceeded
Duration:1 day
Tutor:Franci Katrašnik
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
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