On the 20th of October, Madeira’s partners of SMILE Project – SMart IsLand Energy systems organized the closing session of the project, in Funchal.

At this event, after the opening session in which representatives of the four regional partners took part, there was an opportunity to hear the representative of the consortium’s coordinating entity, Giannicola Loriga from RINA Consulting SpA, talking about the global vision of the SMILE project, through a video .

Subsequently, the work developed in the five SMILE pilots in Madeira over the past four and a half years was presented, namely:

  • Pilot 1 and pilot 2: Getting started and Moving forward with BESS and DSM
  • Pilot 3: Getting Started with Electric Vehicles and Smart Charging
  • Pilot 4: Electric Vehicles Are Our Future
  • Pilot 5: Voltage Control and Load Leveling

After the presentation of the information platform Energias Madeira (www.energiasmadeira.pt), there was a period of Questions and Answers, and the session was closed by the Regional Director for Economy and Land Transport, representing the Regional Secretary for the Economy.