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|Based on the original framework of the Smart5Grid EU-funded project, the present paper examines some fundamental features of the related platform that can be able to affect 5G implementation as well as the intended NetApps. Thus we examine: (i) the specific context of smart energy grids, enhanced by the inclusion of ICT and also supported by 5G connectivity; (ii) the cloud native context, together with the example of the cloud native VNF modelling, and; (iii) the MEC context as a 5G enabler for integrating management, control and orchestration processes. Each one is assessed compared to the state of the design and the implementation of the Smart5Grid platform. As a step further, we propose a preliminary framework for the definition of the NetApps, following to the way how the previous essential features are specifically incorporated within the project processes.|
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