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STORY at the European Sustainable Energy Week: Bridging the way for the future energy systems, Thursday 20 June 16.00 – 17.30 – Brussels, Belgium

ABSTRACT of the presentation: 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 […]

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STORY at the 5th International Conference on Industrial Waste Heat Valorisation, 21-22 May 2019, Kortrijk, Belgium

ABSTRACT of the presentation: H2020 STORY is a European project involving 18 partner institutions in 7 different European countries, researching new energy storage technologies and their added value to the electrical distribution systems. Among the 6 demonstrators is the case of a multi-energy grid in an industrial area in Olen, Belgium. On this site, the […]

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New STORY highlight paper on Energy Storage

The brandnew STORY whitepaper / highlight report  “Energy Storage  – Our take on business models and regulation”, published in May 2019 – is now ready to download in the RESULTS / DISSEMINATION MATERIAL area of the STORY webpage.

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Webinar on Regulation for Storage

On May 16th 2019 Vlerick Business School proposed a webinar on Regulation for Storage as part of their work as  work package leaders in ‘WP8: Business Preconditions’. The aim of the webinar was to provide an overview of the main regulatory issues that affect the roll-out of storage. The topics treated in the webinar were: […]

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Presidential visit to STORY demo site in Slovenia

The STORY demo in the residential area in Suha, Slovenia had the honour to receive very high level visitors on Friday 24th May, when the Slovenian and Finnish Presidents visited the site as part of the official visit of the Finnish President to Slovenia. STORY had a role as a shining example of the co-operation […]

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Visualized interview with STORY WP leaders

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Minimizing the energy grid exchange in a neighbourhood via Model Predictive Control of heat pumps and batteries: First insights for PV expansion scenarios

In the STORY project, a pilot in Belgium is investigating the smart control of flexible devices, including storage, in a residential neighbourhood. The STORY partner ACTILITY has developed several use cases within the pilot, including the minimization of the electricity exchange between the neighbourhood, supplied by a single low voltage (LV) distribution grid feeder, and […]

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New STORY highlight paper on community batteries

The brandnew STORY highlight paper – the report on community batteries – is now ready to download in the RESULTS / DISSEMINATION MATERIAL area of the STORY webpage.

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STORY: First results of boiler and ORC at wood processing company Beneens

At our demonstration site in Olen, Belgium, Beneens in cooperation with VITO has installed a new wood fired boiler (1.6 MW) with a planned heat delivery of 145°C. This boiler uses waste wood from the company and from other companies in the neighborhood and is connected to an ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) to produce electricity […]

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Webinar: Regulation for storage in distribution networks

May 16, 2019 12:00 am

This webinar takes place on May 16th 2019 and is co-organized by Vlerick Business School, Innoenergy and STORY, under the scientific supervision of: Leonardo Meeus, Vlerick Business School and Florence School of Regulation at RSCAS (EUI) and Ariana Ramos, Vlerick Business School. The aim of the webinar is to provide an overview of the main […]

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STORY co-organized a Workshop on Energy Communities in Gent, first results are now availabe for downloads

Apr 29, 2019 9:00 am

The EU’s clean energy package has been recently adopted. In this package document, energy production at the local level in particular via renewable energy communities and citizen’s energy communities is perceived crucial to foster renewable energy production. However, energy communities still face many obstacles to their development. This event provided the latest information about the […]

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LOCAL ENERGY COMMUNITIES – Workshop

May 15, 2019 9:00 am

This event is organized by the H2020 projects COMPILE, MERLON, MUSE GRIDS and STORY. It provides participants the chance to discuss aspects for opportunities and challenges for the development of local energy communities in Europe. The workshop takes place in Brussels on the 15th of May 2019. For further information click here .

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