Creating the future of energy storage

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?”

 

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Case studies

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.

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Case study 6

Demonstration of Multi energy grid in industrial area
Olen, Belgium

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Case study 5

Demonstration of storage in factory
Hagen, Germany & Suha, Slovenia 

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Case study 4

Demonstration of storage in residential district
Lecale, Northern Ireland

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Case study 3

Demonstration of storage in the factory
Navarra, Spain

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Case study 2

Demonstration at residential neighbourhood scale
Oud-Heverlee, Belgium

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Case study 1

Demonstration at residential building scale
Oud-Heverlee, Belgium

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Official opening of the demonstration project of the company Beneens in Olen, Belgium

Beneens is an interior design and construction company based in Olen (Belgium), and a trendsetter in innovation and sustainability in the built environment. Beneens celebrated their 80th anniversary from 14-16 October this year by opening a brand-new nearly energy neutral office building and inaugurating a new waste wood energy plant. The new office building is […]

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STORY team meets in Hagen, Germany

In November 2016 the STORY consortium came together for the fourth work meeting in Hagen, Germany. Hosted by Enersys the project partners experienced intensive days of discussions about the current state of work. The whole STORY team had the opportunity to visit Enersys’ factory.

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Cener representing STORY at the Smart Grids Congress

Sindia Casado in representation of CENER, presented Story project and in particular, the Spanish demo simulation work. The congress took place in Madrid (Spain), 18th  and 19th  of October 2016. It is organized by Grupo TecmaRed and co-organized by FutuRed. Smart Grids Congress is the principal professional forum for smart grid sector in Spain. It is a […]

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