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Virtual Power Plant

Solution guide Virtual Power plant

The increasing usage of renewable energy raises the risk of unpredictable energy generation drops or peaks. A virtual power plant reduces these risks by aggregating several small production units.

 

Content

1. WHAT & WHY

2. CITY CONTEXT, SCALE OF SOLUTION, TIME HORIZON

3. SOCIETAL AND USER ASPECTS

a. Stakeholder support, citizen engagement & co-creation

b. Lessons learned

4. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

a. description – components of the system

b. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – main benefits quantified & benchmarks

i. TRL

ii. energy

iii. GHG emissions

iv. other solution specific

c. Lessons learned

5. BUSINESS MODELS & FINANCE

a. description – possible business models

b. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

i. investment vs. TCO – incl. range parameters & benchmarks

ii. Return on Investment (ROI)

iii. primary & secundary benefits accounting

c. Replication opportunities & boundary conditions

d. Lessons learned

6. GOVERNANCE & REGULATION

a. description – possible governance models & capacity building

b. solution implementation stages

c. Replication opportunities & boundary conditions

d. Lessons learned

7. USEFUL DOCUMENTS AND RELEVANT EXAMPLES WITH CONTACT DETAILS

 

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Links to specific usecases:

https://www.bable-smartcities.eu/explore/solutions/solution/solution/vir...

Date of publication: 
November 27, 2018