CROSSBOW provides services for the actors of the transmission networks in different scenarios to promote more sustainable energy grids, with higher penetration of RES and establishing a near real-time pan European energy balancing market.

CROSSBOW solutions will be packed within 9 products, the impact of which will be demonstrated by 8 TSOs through 9 high level use cases applied in large scale demonstrators. These are being integrated, deployed and demonstrated under real life conditions, evaluating its impact under different configurations and operating conditions for a period of 18 months. Hence, CROSSBOW is a TSO driven, demonstration-oriented project that builds to a large extent on top of preexisting know-how and results.

On the other hand, it intends to have a significant impact in the commercial operation and innovation activities of the consortium, with a planned ROI for the partners of less than 36 months after full deployment and commercialization of CROSSBOW products and services starts; and the European sector, contributing to create more than 70.000 jobs, access to better quality energy services of 56.831.418 citizens and businesses, save 3 MTons of GHG or increase in 10% the share of RES (15,2 TWh).

Those achievements will involve the four aspects addressed by LCE-04-2017:

1.Better control of cross-border balancing energy at interconnection points

2.New storage solutions, offering ancillary services to operate Virtual Storage Plants

3.Better ICT and Communications

4.Definition of a transnational wholesale market, proposing fair and sustainable remuneration for RES though new business models supporting new players.




COBRA, VARTA, KONCAR, ELPROS, CyberGRID, National Power Grid Company Transelectrica, Independent Power Transmission Operator S.a., Elektroenergien Sistemen Operator EAD, Joint Stock Electrical Network Serbia, Independent System Operator In Bosnia And Herzegovina, Croatian Transmission System Operator Ltd., Security Coordination Centre SCC Ltd Belgrade and Electricity Transmission System Operator Of Macedonia, Crnogorski Elektroprenosni Sistem AD, Institute Of Communications And Computer Systems, Romanian Energy Center, University of Manchester, University of Zagreb, University of Ljubljana and the Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator S.A, Public Power Corporation of Greece, Macedonian Power Plants