Invited Talk @ TH Deggendorf

Yesterday (October the 9th 2019) Maria Kreußlein from TU Chemnitz gave a talk at the Technische Hochschule Deggendorf (THD) in Germany.  Maria was invited to the 4th Expert Symposium – Mobility of the Future to provide insights in the NEMoGrid user research. Her talk focused on the results of the last online survey. You can download the (german) slides here or in our publication section. We want to thank Katrin Juds from THD for her kind invitation and the successful organization of the symposium.

The new deal

Barbara Antonioli Mantegazzini from SUPSI published a paper which “aims to highlight the main key points of a sustainable business model at the basis of a peer-to-peer electricity market based on the blockchain technology, where function, roles and management schemes are clearly defined and accepted and multiple actors’ goal incorporated”. The contribution was presented in Belfast at the EGPA conference. You can find an authors version of Barbaras contribution in our publication section here on the website.

Online Survey Results

At the beginning of this year we conducted a broad online survey to investigate pro- and consumer perspectives on current and future energy business models. Furthermore, we wanted to extend the size of our sample in comparision to our interviews we conducted last year. We are very happy that all in all 178 people agreed to answer our questions. Thanks a lot to thoose who had the patience to answer all of our questions.

You can download short version of our results here.

AHFE 2019

Last week, we have been to Washington D. C. at the Conference of Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. We presented project results of WP 2. The referring paper to our talk “Imagine 2025: Prosumer and consumer requirements for distributed energy resource systems business models” is published in the conference proceedings. We linked the reference in our publications section.

LIC feat. NEMoGrid & NEMoGrid feat. LIC

Since May 2019 the NEMoGrid coordinating partner SUPSI is also involved in a new pilot project called “Lugaggia Innovation Community” (LIC). Therefore, the NEMoGrid consortia has the chance to cooperate with this national funded project, supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, the Cantonal Fund for Renewable Energy (FER) and the Authority for Development of Lugano Region (ERSL). Luggagia (a community close to the city of Lugano) provides the opportunity to implement and investigate a self-consumption community. A comprehensive battery will store the locally produced solar power and an algorithm manages demand and supply. The self-consumption community consits of 18 houses equipped with heat pumps and photovoltaic systems. As this is in line with one of our NEMoGrid scenarios, we will collaborate in terms of the field trial conduction. Find more information about the LIC project here.

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