Smart Grid

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The STORM project tackles energy efficiency at district level by developing an innovative district heating & cooling (DHC) network controller. The project partners have developed a controller based on self-learning algorithms, which is currently experimented in the two STORM demo sites.   The developed controller will enable to maximise the use of waste heat and renewable energy sources in DHC networks.   The STORM project is funded by the European Union’s H2020 Programme.   
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Link

OPERE analyzes the design of energy monitoring system in the University of Santiago de Compostela   The Life – OPERE project met this week with a panel of experts to optimize the work carried out in the design and development network of the sensors and the monitoring system of the buildings of the Campus Vida, thus creating a digital environment suitable for efficient energy management.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2016
Type: News

Welcome to the new Heat Pumping Technologies Magazine – or in short: the HPT Magazine! The Magazine is a development of the former HPC Newsletter, updated with a new layout, more focus on the projects within the HPT, the Annexes, and the possibility to read it on the digital platform issuu.  
Post date: 21 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

In the actual era of smart homes and smart grids, advanced technological systems that allow the automation of domestic tasks are developing rapidly. There are numerous technologies and applications that can be installed in smart homes today. They enable communication between home appliances and users, and enhance home appliances’ automation, monitoring and remote control capabilities.   
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: Link

  According to a new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), energy efficiency, followed by smart grids, e-mobility and wind energy technologies are the key priorities put forward by European regions and countries in the smart specialisation strategies in the area of energy.  
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Type: News

This publication by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) aims to increase the level of understanding concerning national and regional energy technology interests under the framework of the the smart specialisation concept. In this context, through a series of illustrative maps, the report demonstrates energy priorities, focusing on sustainable technologies.  
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

  Why you should study energy flexibility in buildings     What is it? Is it useful to make preparations for it?   « On a fresh and sunny Monday morning in the winter of 2023, a huge iconic building, the headquarter of a well-known company, hosts 1500 associates willing to warm up and kick start the day.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2016
Type: News

Smart Grid Standard Published: Key Piece Supporting Modernization of Global Grid     ATLANTA – The smart grid effort underway around the globe will transform the fundamental structure of the grid by combining an intelligence infrastructure with the grid, which will enable two-way flow of both information and electricity.   A key piece needed to support that modernization and transformation is a newly published standard from ASHRAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA):
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Smart Cities is the only specialized event for intelligent cities in Bulgaria in a format ‘exhibition – conference’. It aims to promote modern technologies and good practices that can transform our cities into more environmentally friendly and efficient systems.   The event is a meeting point for solution providers and their customers. Participation in the parallel conference is a great opportunity to obtain information about trends, legislation and perspectives.    
Post date: 13 Jun 2016
Type: Event