DELIVERABLE 5.4 | JULY 2022
Introduction of the report
Antonello Monti (RTWH Aachen) initiated the proceedings at the event, proudly representing READY4DC. He extended a warm welcome to all participants, emphasizing his role as the meeting’s coordinator. Mr. Monti elaborated on READY4DC as a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) project, underscoring its primary objective of fostering an ‘ecosystem’ where individuals collaborate to realize the project’s ambitions. Following a concise overview of the agenda, he ceded the floor to Mark Van Stiphout, who provided insights into the European Commission’s perspective and expectations regarding READY4DC and the broader research endeavors related to multi-terminal, multi-vendor HVDC grids.