Why do we think this is necessary?
Because the world needs more energy. The population is increasing, they need more energy and we need to think about how we can storage it best.
STORY wants to demonstrate and evaluate innovative approaches for energy storage systems. The challenge is to find solutions, which are affordable, secure and ensure an increased percentage of self-supply. The project consists of eight different demonstration cases each with different local / small-scale storage concepts and technologies, covering industrial and residential environments. These demonstrations feed into a large-scale impact assessment, with the central question being:
“What could be the added value of storage in the distribution grid?”
STORY is about showing the added value storage can bring for a flexible, secure and sustainable energy system. The demonstrations therefore compose the key activity on which all further analysis builds. Each of the demonstrations brings a different technology, context or business case. Together they provide a profound basis to feed into the large scale impact analysis. In order to research and demonstrate the impact of introducing more storage capacity into the grid, 18 institutions from 8 countries have teamed up to create STORY, which is funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union.
Meet the STORY team.
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On 30 November 2018, EASE is co-hosting a workshop with the @Vlerick Business School and @H2020STORY project on Business Models and Regulation for Energy Storage. The call for papers has just been published! Discover more: http://www.vlerick.com/cfp-bmrs Seminar on business models and regulation for storage Seminar co-organized by Vlerick Business School, the European Association for Storage […]Read more
Greentown Labs is the largest cleantech startup incubator in the U.S.; Powered by a community of entrepreneurs tackling the world’s biggest energy & environmental challenges. Th!nk E went to Boston to exchange ideas with the Greentown Labs campus in Boston. The campus hosts several (mainly high-tech) start-ups that develop relevant technologies in the sector of […]Read more
Replay of the @H2020STORY webinar on micro-grids and local energy storage with insights from Actility Ores and GreenWatch is available! You can watch it here: As part of the STORY project consortium, Actility organized a webinar to discuss how microgrids could help optimize local energy storage. Alongside with Actility, ORES and GreenWatch share their insights […]Read more
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