residential buildings / dwellings

This study, in part, concludes:¨Given the state of the art in the technology and favorable financing terms it is clear that PV has already obtained grid parity in specific locations and as installed costs continue to decline, grid electricity prices continue to escalate, and industry experience increases, PV will become an increasingly economically advantageous source of electricity over expanding geographical regions.¨
Post date: 19 Dec 2011
Type: News

Post date: 26 Aug 2011
Type: Publication

This paper will focus on small cogeneration units for use in single-family houses (“micro CHP”) and will discuss Market segments to be addressed Operation strategy possibilities (for CHP operation and other services) System design and sizing (control, heat storage, water side coupling) Technologies available (advantages, disadvantages, matureness, key performance parameters) Ownership and service/maintenance models
Post date: 26 Aug 2011
Type: Publication

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Post date: 26 Aug 2011
Type: Event

Europe’s energy infrastructure is facing important challenges.  As outlined in the recent Commission Communication on Energy Infrastructure priorities, ‘the risk and cost of disruptions and wastage will become much higher unless the EU invests, as a matter of urgency, in smart, effective and competitive energy networks and exploits its potential for energy efficiency improvements’.  It is commonly agreed that Europe needs to embark on a transition ‘toward a more decentralised power system relying to a larger extent on small-scale (sometimes intermittent) generation from renewable...
Post date: 23 Aug 2011
Type: Publication