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Potential for scaling up the pilots

Potential for scaling up the pilots

The decision support urban planning tool (called AtLas) developed in earlier stages of the IDEAS project was used for comparing a selection of scenarios for the pilot sites. The purpose was to identify how retrofitting and renewable energy technologies etc. can be used to further improve the energy performance of the demonstration cases in France …

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IDEAS Project – Main findings at the Finnish pilot site

The IDEAS project ended with positive conclusions for the Finnish demo site: Omenatarha, a residential area in Porvoo. The pilot included 23 district heated detached residential houses, all equipped with a non-delayed electricity monitoring solution implemented as part of the pilot and district heat demand data and electricity demand data monitored via the billing meters …

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Watch the IDEAS – BUILD UP Webinar

Watch the IDEAS – BUILD UP Webinar

BUILD UP Webinar The IDEAS project (“Intelligent NeighbourhooD Energy Allocation & Supervision”) has developed a complete Energy Management System enabling energy trading’s and optimisation that supports the development and conception of Energy Positive Neighbourhoods (EPNs). Discover how communities, public authorities & utility companies can be engaged in the development of energy positive neighbourhoods through: A …

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IDEAS Project – Main findings at the French pilot site

IDEAS Project – Main findings at the French pilot site

The IDEAS project ended last month with positive conclusions for the French demo site: University Institute of Technology (IUT Bordeaux 1) The tools and interfaces tested in the French pilot study included:  A neighbourhood Energy Management System (EMS) developed to optimise storage/retrieving and buying/selling energy and supply energy demand predictions for energy trading. Innovative user …

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IDEAS presented the EPN concept in 10th SDEWES conference

IDEAS presented the EPN concept in 10th SDEWES conference

The operational concept of an EPN developed by the IDEAS project team was presented in the 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), held between September 27th and October 2nd 2015 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. This 10th SDEWES Conference was dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies …

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IDEAS Exhibition at Nordic EDGE Expo

IDEAS Exhibition at Nordic EDGE Expo

The IDEAS project exhibited its final results at Nordic Edge Expo 2015. The event was organised in Stavanger, Norway and aims at becoming Northern Europe’s most important arena for knowledge exchange and inspiration as creators of smarter cities and smarter homes. The attending IDEAS project team was formed by representatives from Teesside University, VTT, CSTB …

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IDEAS team at Teesside meets the Royal Academy of Engineering

IDEAS team at Teesside meets the Royal Academy of Engineering

On the 28th of September the IDEAS team at Teesside presented the main outcomes of the IDEAS project to Professor Dame Anne Dowling, head of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) and other distinguished guests at the event including: Professor Richard Williams (Vice President of RAE), Philip Greenish (CEO of RAE) and Professor Tony Unsworth …

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TFI Research Day 2015 at Teesside University

TFI Research Day 2015 at Teesside University

The TFI Research Day took place at Teesside University (UK) on 19th May 2015. Prof. Nashwan Dawood (TFI Director) presented the FP7 IDEAS project to a community of external guests, academic staff and current PhD students within the university. This presentation titled ‘IDEAS: business models to underpin the development of Energy Positive Neighbourhoods’ discussed; Energy …

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Workshop SmarTABCD’15 organised by NOBATEK

Workshop SmarTABCD’15 organised by NOBATEK

The topic of the Workshop SmarTABCD’15 was on Smart Technologies and Applications on Buildings, Cities and Districts. The SmarTABCD’15 workshop focused on results generated by recent European initiatives for the development of innovative smart technologies for buildings and districts efficiency. Building energy consumption is strongly dependent on the functionality of the building, the occupancy behavior, …

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IDEAS at the CISBAT 2015 Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland

IDEAS at the CISBAT 2015 Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland

CISBAT 2015 aimed at bringing people together from the public and private sectors involved in energy efficiency at nano, building and urban levels, locally and internationally, to share recent research, new technological developments and best practice regarding energy efficiency. IDEAS project was clearly in line with the issues/topics addressed during the CISBAT Conference (energy efficiency …

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