Elektro Ljubljana is the largest power distribution company in Slovenia. It covers the main part of Slovenia, including Ljubljana, the country’s capital city. Elektro Ljubljana’s grid covers a third of Slovenia, i.e. 6,166 sq. km. Over 36 % of the population relies on the supply of the power provided by the Company; hence it supplies electricity to over 326,000 customers. The Company is also responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the grid and it employs almost 1,000 employees.
Presenting the grid in figures, the Company oversees 16,390 kilometres of underground cables and overhead lines as well as 5,183 substations. Ljubljana, the capital city, relies almost exclusively on the underground network and covers an area of 149 sq. km while the cables stretch on over 2,697 km. The Company boasts with the following certificates: ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System), ISO 27001 (Data Protection Management System) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health & Safety Management System), which attests company’s dedication towards quality-orientated organization and policy. The Company’s mission is a complete supply of electricity to consumers and performance of ancillary services.
Moreover, the Company’s vision is to become the leading supply company in the field of energy in Slovenia. The Company achieves its vision through active investments and marketing policy, redesign of local energy concepts in the areas of electricity, gas and heat production and distribution, and through the introduction of new products pertaining to the sales of energy products and services.
Elektro Ljubljana, d.d. performs network (i.e. statutory) activity and commercial services related to the electricity infrastructure. Elektro Ljubljana owns the electricity infrastructure which was leased out to the company SODO d.o.o. on 1st July 2007, for which Elektro Ljubljana performs various services pursuant to the Contract on the Lease of Electricity Distribution Infrastructure:
- maintenance of the electricity infrastructure and organisation of duty service,
- management and operation of the electricity distribution system,
- development, planning and investment in the electricity infrastructure,
- preparation and management of investments,
- monitoring and determining the quality of supply, • performing electricity metering,
- rendering of distribution network access services and other consumer services,
- provision of other services for the purposes of SODO.
Besides this, Elektro Ljubljana, d.d. is a manager and the owner of smart recharging stations.
ROLE IN THE PROJECT
ELJ will be the leader of Task 6.1 and will contribute in the Demo area “Peer-to-peer trading”, especially in “Asset-enabled local markets” to formulate household scale markets and microgrids, to provide locations for the demo and data for the IACMS and to specify demonstration scenarios.ELJ will also be involved in the Demo Area “Pan-EU clearing market”, especially in “Spatial Aggregation of Local Flexibility” to define flexibility products, to provide data on the spatial distribution, production and usage of technological flexibility, to specify demonstration scenarios and to be able to revise the new market framework’s efficiency.