Energy Community distribution system operators assess impact and actions taken in response to COVID-19

15 April 2020

Today’s extraordinary meeting of Energy Community Distribution System Operators for Electricity (ECDSO-E) was dedicated to managing the operation of the electricity networks during the COVID-19 crisis.

Officials and experts from ten participating Energy Community distribution system operators elaborated on shared assessments of the critical issues that are or could constitute a threat to their operation. They agreed to publish an overview of the key challenges facing DSO operation as a result of the COVID-19 situation and their response. The final individual reports will be shared among ECDSO-E members internally for consultation and experience sharing purposes.

The Secretariat was tasked to present the position of ECDSO-E and its members to the relevant Energy Community bodies, including the Energy Community Regulatory Board and Permanent High Level Group, as well as to financial institutions and the donors community.