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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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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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Code BEAM STO Conference

May 16, 2019 9:00 am

Save the date and meet experts at this only conference in Europe to bring Erlang, Elixir, and all of the languages that run on the BEAM together. The Code BEAM STO Conference takes place in Stockholm, Sweden (16-17 May 2019). Learn from 50+ cutting-edge talks and the in-depth training program, how BEAM languages are revolutionising […]

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Mission Innovation Austria Week

May 10, 2019 9:00 am

Save the date and meet experts to join your experiences and elements of integrated regional energy systems and energy communities at the Mission Innovation Austria Week in Stegersbach and Oberwart, Austria (6th -10th May, 2019).

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Short- and long-term thermal energy storage in a residential setting, new blog by VITO

The energy system of the residential demonstrator in Oud-Heverlee is equipped with different types of hot-water vessels used for thermal energy storage. These storage units offer, combined with the solar collectors, the possibility to increase the production and the self-consumption of locally produced renewable energy. It is evident that mismatches between generation by solar collectors […]

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Seminar: Business Models and Regulation for Storage, organized by Vlerick

  The H2020 STORY project demonstrates how energy storage can be used and integrated into current power systems. In a framework where different actors can use storage assets it is essential to identify the business models and regulation that make storage sustainable. How can users at a residential, industrial and network level make use of […]

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EEM 19 Conference

Sep 18, 2019 8:00 am

We are pleased to invite you to the 16thEuropean Energy Market Conference (EEM 2019). It will take place in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana (UL) from 18th to 20th of September 2019.

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