On the EU Projects Zone podcast, Areti Ntaradimou interviews Alvaro Nofuentes and Anastasis Tzoumpas about TRINITY and Farcross, two projects that promote cross-border electricity interconnections.
The discussion revolves around the similarities and differences between the two projects and how they can collaborate to enhance cross-border collaboration on a larger scale. Both projects aim to improve the cross-border flow of electricity in Central and South Eastern Europe.
Alvaro explains that TRINITY focuses on improving collaboration between TSOs and facilitating electricity market operations, while Anastasis describes Farcross as a project that aims to facilitate cross-border flows and unlock the capacities of existing grids. The two projects have identified synergy potential and have collaborated to develop a common paper showcasing their complementary technologies. The podcast also explores how TRINITY and Farcross overcome the challenges posed by varying rules and regulations in different member states to unlock resources for cross-border collaboration flows.
Listen to the podcast here.