Demand response

Demand response is the intentional modification of normal consumption patterns by end-use customers in response to incentives from grid operators, peaks of renewable energy generation or some compensation to reduce their power consumption at times of peak demand. The main objective of demand response is to maximize the integration of renewable energy systems while maintaining or improving today’s levels of electricity supply reliability, energy security, economic growth and prosperity.

List of projects where this technology is being implemented.

OPTi

The OPTi project aspires to create a long-lasting impact by rethinking the way district heating and cooling (DHC) systems are architected and controlled. The overarching goal is to create business benefit for the industry as well as to ensure optimal end-consumer satisfaction. OPTi will deliver...

REMOURBAN

REMOURBAN is a lighthouse project whose ultimate goal is to design and validate a urban regeneration model in the cities of Nottingham (United Kingdom), Valladolid (Spain) and Tepebasi/Eskisehir (Turkey), while maximizing its replication potential in two follower cities, Seraing (Belgium) and...
List of demo sites where this technology is being implemented.

OPTi Site Lulea

The district heating and cooling (DHC) system in Luleå (Sweden) supplies 31,000 households with heating and cooling on a daily basis. The heat is manly produced at a CHP plant close to the city center. It supplies the base heat production of 185 MW to the grid and gets the fuel (e.g. flue gas) from...

REMOURBAN Site Valladolid

Valladolid is the capital of the autonomous region of Castile and Leon in the Northwest part of Spain, and has a population of 307,052 people (2015 est.) making it northwestern Spain's biggest city.  The demo site of the REMOURBAN project in Valladolid covers the FASA District, which is located in...