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Development plan of the Pan-European Transmission System 2050


Project description

In response to the call ENERGY.2012.7.2.1, the objective of e-Highway2050 was to develop a top-down planning methodology to provide the first version of a modular and robust expansion plan for the Pan-European Transmission Network from 2020 to 2050, in line with the pillars of European energy policy.

The project was aimed at developing a methodology to support the planning of the Pan-European Transmission Network focusing on 2020 to 2050, to ensure the reliable delivery of renewable electricity and Pan-European market integration. 

Project Duration

1st September 2012 to 31st December 2015

Meet the Principal Investigator(s) for the project

Professor Gareth Taylor - Prof Gary Taylor - Professor of Power Systems Module Leader - MSc Sustainable Electrical Power Director of BIPS - Brunel Institute of Power Systems Gary joined Brunel in May 2000 from the University of Greenwich in London. He was a National Grid Post-doctoral Scholar from 2000-2003 and joined Electronic and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering and Design as a lecturer in June 2003. He established the new MSc Sustainable Electrical Power as the course director in September 2006. He has been a research active member of the Brunel University Research Centre BIPS since May 2000.