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System Resilience and Security of Supply 

How secure is secure enough? 

How secure is secure enough? 

The power system's ability to continuously fulfil its function against adverse situations has taken centre stage: electricity must be supplied whenever and wherever needed to avoid serious hazards to society. This is why we support EU initiatives such as REPowerEU, the EU Green Deal and the twin green and digital transition by: studying electricity security, resilience and risk preparedness; developing complex socio-techno-economic models and analysing threats surfacing beyond the physical sphere.

Our science for policy activities

Critical Energy Infrastructures

In support of EU efforts to protect critical infrastructures, we develop methods and tools for international energy security exercises.

Electricity Supply Security

We focus on safeguarding energy supply security, while fostering the green transition and addressing its societal and distributional consequences.

Electricity Security in the EU

Learn our understanding of the power system's ability to continuously fulfill its function against possible adverse situations.

Key Policy Initiatives