Benjamin Petters is project manager of international projects at Avacon Netz GmbH. He has been responsible for several funded research and innovation projects that are focused on smart grids and integration of renewables into electrical distribution networks. He has supported the German demonstrator of the EU-funded H2020 project “Interflex” and lead the German demonstrator of “Platone”. Mr. Petters graduated in Industrial Engineering with specialization in energy supply at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus–Senftenberg in 2017.