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integrated Smart GRID Cross-Functional Solutions for Optimized Synergetic Energy Distribution, Utilization Storage Technologies

Deliverables

Report on Obstacles & Barriers related to inteGRIDy Framework

Analysis of the main drivers of R&D investment and obstacles to innovation in the energy industry in general and related to the foreseen inteGRIDy innovations in particular. This analysis will be the starting point in the pilots’ deployment activities, recommending to inteGRIDy stakeholders alternative planning and energy management strategies, taking into account key factors (economic, environmental factors etc.) and giving them an insight into estimated effects

Smart Grid Deployment, Infrastructures & Industrial Policy applicable to the inteGRIDy pilot cases

Analysis of the functionalities, standards and interfaces used in smart metering systems being rolled-out across the EU. Considering consumer benefits, connectivity and interoperability between the metering infrastructure and other network platforms in the energy market for encouraging consumer interest in energy saving and demand flexibility actions.

inteGRIDy Integration & interconnection Plan and Report

Taking as input inteGRIDy Architecture and Specifications (T1.5) and pilot sites specific requirements (T1.3), a complete set of services will be specified to facilitate the interaction between different modules. This deliverable will be performed in three phases: (i) Identification of external interfaces among different components and specification of mechanisms for modules communication, (ii) Implementation of an API and all communication forms, like web services and (iii)

inteGRIDy Stakeholders and Market Needs Report

A thorough review on the needs of all stakeholders and Market that are part of the inteGRIDy ecosystem in general in the beginning of the project will be performed. T1.2 will collect needs coming from the identified target groups, organizing also an International Conference (IC1) (M4, more than 100 targeted stakeholders around Europe). Different stakeholders will be invited to take part in the process, including residential customers/prosumers and high-level non-residential active users, along with services to market stakeholders (DSOs, TSOs, Aggregators and Retailers), grid and market experts as well as experts from international authorities, regulation and standards groups and representative of national and local public bodies. Discussions will evolve based on the preliminary list of Use Cases, whereas feedback will be triggered concerning the review and prioritization of the Use Cases along with issues that need to be taken into account for the replicability of the solutions. An on-line survey and intervie

Report on Dissemination & Communication Activities (Update)

Updated version of D.9.3 for the second reporting period of the project.

Public awareness & Stakeholder Engagement

Report on potential stakeholders for the inteGRIDy framework identified and engaged during the project lifecycle via the channels fo dissemination and communication.

Privacy Issues Report & Ethical monitoring

A document that will guide project consortium to comply with EU data protection and privacy principles and regulations along with issues on privacy and security. This document is revised if relevant new information arose during the project development.

Report on the selected indicators and Benefit categories for Conducting Cost Benefit studies

Collection of influential indicators and benefit categories to be used for CBA of the proposed solutions promoting the RES penetration in the energy market. The CBA of storage and transmission grid will use the same boundary conditions, operating parameters, and sensitivity analysis parameters as those for the impact assessment for the selected use cases while LCC output data will be the input data used for the CBA/ CEA.

Exploitation Report and IPR Protection Plan

This deliverable establishes an Exploitation Strategy (ES) that defines the management and promotion of the exploitation of project results. In order to ensure adequate exploitation of project results, activities will be aimed at defining appropriate measures and methodologies for managing exploitation activities, including management of Intellectual Property.

Plans for the dissemination, exploitation & communication of project results

The main output of this deliverable is the development, of Dissemination, Exploitation and Communication Plans in order to achieve a high level of visibility of the project outcomes.

Report on LCA and LCC inventory data for the use cases

Definition of the systems boundaries for the environmental assessment and Life Cycle Costing and the gathering of the primary & secondary Data inventory for the demonstrated solutions, selected as a reference, for subsequent evaluation in terms of environmental impact

Report on Collaboration with Other Projects

The aim of this deliverable is to facilitate participation in technical workshops, and conferences organised by the EC and other innovation actions and co-ordination and support actions. This will include workshops on policy relevant issues such as regulatory frameworks, business models and obstacles to Smart Grid innovation. It will focus on collaboration with other projects funded under the same call (H2020 LCE-2-2016) and the co-ordination and support actions funded under LCE-3 2016. Due to related DR projects funded by the Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) this task will also involve contributing upon invitation by the EASME, to common information (like reporting on impact indicators) and dissemination activities to increase synergies between and the visibility of, H2020 and EC supported actions.

inteGRIDy Architecture & Functional/Technical Specifications

This deliverable will be based upon Stakeholders and Market Needs (D1.1) and on use case scenarios (D1.3), and will focus on the overall architecture of the inteGRIDy Framework and on deriving the specifications on the integration of existing tools brought by the consortium partners in order to form the inteGRIDy framework.

Current standards & interoperability issues applicable to the inteGRIDy pilot cases

A review compliance in each of the pilot use cases to the current standards, national & EU regulatory developments. Considering interoperability between metering, system operators and other participants in the electricity system and the empowerment customers. The analysis conducted will consider IEC, CEN-CENELEC-ETSI standards and EU Directives and Recommendations (such as 2012/148/EU) and the findings of the European Smart Grid Task Force.

Smart Electricity Distribution Networks: Legal, Regulatory & Market Design Issues at inteGRIDy pilot cases

Analysis of the legal, regulatory and market design issues in each of the countries in which the inteGRIDy solution is to be piloted. This analysis will include an assessment of how the legal regulatory and market context in each of the pilot countries impact on the following technical and commercial arrangements required for Smart distribution networks

inteGRIDy Global Evaluation Metrics and KPIs

Based on the requirements elicitated in T1.2 and use-case scenarios defined in T1.3, this deliverable will define a global framework for the inteGRIDy evaluation and impact assessment in technical, economic, environmental and social terms. A global bundle of KPIs and metrics will be defined, which will be further instantiated and aligned to the different pilot cases of the project in Task 8.1, to properly address specificities of each pilot case, but also retain a uniform (and comparative) evaluation of the project results. Use-case specific KPIs will be also introduced to address unique characteristics, e.g. response failures in DR dispatch signals or effectiveness of inteGRIDy forecasts and optimizations

D10.14 Data Management Plan (1st reporting period)

Update of the project Data Management Plan coinciding with the first periodic report.

D10.15 Data Management Plan (2nd reporting period)

Update of the project Data Management Plan coinciding with the Second periodic report.

Pilot Sites Surveys, Use Case Requirements & Business Scenarios

Survey of Pilot Sites and the definition of requirements for all Use Cases. Each survey report will include an assessment of pilot facilities and infrastructures, as well a technical description of functionalities with corresponding equipment. POLIMI will conglomerate the 10 survey reports in one whole Pilot Surveying Project Report. As soon as pilot surveys are complete, data requirements for each pilot/Use Case needs to be defined. Furthermore, the definition of a range of User & Business Scenarios will be conducted, where the innovative developments of inteGRIDy will be evaluated. Scenarios will be defined for different type of buildings and stakeholders and will follow a scenario-based gathering process that will comply with the IEEE guidelines (ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011). The process for drafting inteGRIDy Use Cases will enable the consortium to capture, analyze and communicate stakeholder needs for the proposed technology in an effective manner.

Report on Dissemination & Communication Activities

This deliveralbe will report the dissemination & communication activities of project results to potential adopters of the inteGRIDy results, but also to the international scientific and technical community and the general public.

Project Website & Social Media

This deliverable consists in establishing and conducting the overall Web and Social Media presence of the project: (i) the project portal, which will contribute to creating awareness about the inteGRIDy project and its objectives. (ii) Exploitation of popular web 2.0 channels and social media and engaging the web community as multipliers of the knowledge.

inteGRIDy Data Management Plan

Analysis of the cyber security & privacy issues in the context of each of the demonstration sites countries, taking into account guidelines for appropriate security measures for smart grids published by European Network and Information Security Agency. This deliverable will include the elaboration of the Data Management Plan (DMP) for the participation to the ‘Pilot on Open Research Data in Horizon 2020’, comprising of (i) handling of research data during & after the project (ii) what data will be collected, processed or generated (iii) what methodology & standards will be applied and (iv) whether data will be shared /made open access/ how data will be curated and preserved.

Publications

A Technoeconomical evaluation of a hybrid AC/DC microgrid — The University of Cyprus nanogrid

Author(s): Chrysanthos Charalambous, C. N. Papadimitriou, Alexis Polycarpou, Venizelos Efthymiou
Published in: 2020 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics for Sustainable Energy Systems (IESES), 2020, Page(s) 240-246
DOI: 10.1109/ieses45645.2020.9210689

Energy Management Strategies assessment, for a Heat Pump-PV-Battery Storage System in a Sport Center through dynamic thermal-electrical system simulation analysis.

Author(s): Spyridon Chapaloglou, Athanasios Nesiadis, Konstantinos Atsonios, Nikos Nikolopoulos, Panagiotis Grammelis, Angel Carrera, Oscar Camara
Published in: 2019

Optimization of distribution network configuration: an experimental testbed in the InteGRIDy project framework

Author(s): Falabretti, Davide, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Delfanti, Maurizio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Merlo, Marco, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Raja, Aitazaz Ali, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Published in: 2019
DOI: 10.34890/1011

Supervisory Control of Energy Distribution at Autonomous RES-powered Smart-grids using a Finite State Machine Approach

Author(s): Dimitris Trigkas, Chrysovalantou Ziogou, Spyros Voutetakis, Simira Papadopoulou
Published in: 2018 5th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT), 2018, Page(s) 415-420
DOI: 10.1109/CoDIT.2018.8394845

Energy Management Strategy in a Residential Battery Energy Storage System

Author(s): Charalampos Galatsopoulos, Simira Papadopoulou, Chrysovalantou Ziogou, Spyros Voutetakis
Published in: 2018 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), 2018, Page(s) 831-836
DOI: 10.1109/MED.2018.8442681

San Severino Marche Smart Grid Pilot within H2020 InteGRIDy project

Author(s): D. Falabretti, M. Moncecchi, F. Bovera, M. Mirbagheri, M. Delfanti, M. Fiori, M. Merlo
Published in: 2018, Page(s) 12

inteGRIDy - Plataforma habilitadora de la transformación de los Smart Grids

Author(s): Andrea Rossi, Javier Valiño y María Guadalupe Rodríguez
Published in: IV Congreso Smart Grids -- Libro de Comunicaciones, 2017, Page(s) 155-160

Business model adaptation mechanisms in the internationalization process: The case of energy firms

Author(s): L. Holzner, R. Bohnsack
Published in: Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the European Internationa Business Academy, 2017

Modelling and simulation of a smartgrid architecture for a real distribution network in the UK

Author(s): J Yi, C Pages, A Allahham, D Giaouris, C Patsios
Published in: IEEE Xplore, 2018

Flexibility services to power systems from smart rural microgrid prosumers

Author(s): Marilena Lazzaro, Giuseppe Paternò, Tommaso Bragatto, Marco Paulucci, Francesca Santori, Fabio Massimo Gatta, Alberto Geri, Stefano Lauria, Marco Maccioni
Published in: 2018

Smart Grid and Microgrid Cooperation in a Real Distribution Network under Emergency Conditions

Author(s): F. Carere, F.M. Gatta, A. Geri, S. Lauria, M. Maccioni, T. Bragatto, M. Cresta, M. Paulucci
Published in: 2018

Contorizarea inteligentă în orașe inteligente

Author(s): Mihail Tudor, Ana-Maria Dumitrescu, Otilia Bularca, Simona Bica
Published in: Revista Energetica Nr. 10/2018, Issue Revista Energetica An 66, Nr. 10/2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-14, ISSN 1453-2360

Optimal Planning for Introducing Hydrogen Systems in a Multi-node Smart Grid

Author(s): Charalampos Galatsopoulosa, Simira Papadopoulou, Chrysovalantou Ziogou, Dimitris Trigkas, Spyros Voutetakis
Published in: 22nd Conference on Process Integration. Modelling, and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, PRES’19, Issue CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TRANSACTIONS, vol 76, 2019, 2019, Page(s) 1091-1095, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1976181

Smart metering deployment status across EU-28

Author(s): Otilia Bularca, Monica Florea, Ana-Maria Dumitrescu
Published in: 2018 International Symposium on Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (ISFEE), 2018, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/isfee.2018.8742468

Smart ICT framework for the intelligent management of different modern energy systems

Author(s): Marilena Lazzaro, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Giuseppe Paterno, Javier Valino, David Gomez Fernandez, Jorge Landeck, Alberto Perez-Ortiz, Oscar Camara, Paschalis A. Gkaidatzis, Athanasios Tryferidis
Published in: 2019 IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and 2019 IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe (EEEIC / I&CPS Europe), 2019, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/eeeic.2019.8783709

San Severino Marche Smart Grid Pilot within the InteGRIDy project

Author(s): D. Falabretti, M. Moncecchi, M. Mirbagheri, F. Bovera, M. Fiori, M. Merlo, M. Delfanti
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 155, 2018, Page(s) 431-442, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2018.11.036

Modelling and forecasting of electrical consumption for demand response applications

Author(s): Iacob Crucianu, Otilia Bularca, Ana-Maria Dumitrescu
Published in: 2019 IEEE Milan PowerTech, 2019, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ptc.2019.8810726

Border Collisions in Interleaved Multi-Output DC-DC Boost Converters

Author(s): G. Gkizas, D. Giaouris, S. Banerjee, A. El-Aroudi, K. Mandal and V. Pickert
Published in: 2018 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, 2018

A review of key environmental and energy performance indicators for the case of renewable energy systems when integrated with storage solutions

Author(s): Dimitrios-Sotirios Kourkoumpas, Georgios Benekos, Nikolaos Nikolopoulos, Sotirios Karellas, Panagiotis Grammelis, Emmanouel Kakaras
Published in: Applied Energy, Issue 231, 2018, Page(s) 380-398, ISSN 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.043

The role of business models in firm internationalization: An exploration of European electricity firms in the context of the energy transition

Author(s): René Bohnsack, Francesca Ciulli, Ans Kolk
Published in: Journal of International Business Studies, Issue 52/5, 2021, Page(s) 824-852, ISSN 0047-2506
DOI: 10.1057/s41267-020-00364-4

Optimal Operation of a Residential Battery Energy Storage System in a Time-of-Use Pricing Environment

Author(s): Charalampos Galatsopoulos, Simira Papadopoulou, Chrysovalantou Ziogou, Dimitris Trigkas, Spyros Voutetakis
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/17, 2020, Page(s) 5997, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10175997

Robust Linear Control of Boost and Buck-Boost DC-DC Converters in Micro-Grids with Constant Power Loads

Author(s): Christos Yfoulis, Simira Papadopoulou, Spyridon Voutetakis
Published in: Energies, Issue 13/18, 2020, Page(s) 4829, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en13184829

OptiMEMS: An Adaptive Lightweight Optimal Microgrid Energy Management System Based on the Novel Virtual Distributed Energy Resources in Real-Life Demonstration

Author(s): Angelina D. Bintoudi, Lampros Zyglakis, Apostolos C. Tsolakis, Paschalis A. Gkaidatzis, Athanasios Tryferidis, Dimosthenis Ioannidis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
Published in: Energies, Issue 14/10, 2021, Page(s) 2752, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en14102752

Linearized Hybrid Stochastic/Robust Scheduling of Active Distribution Networks Encompassing PVs

Author(s): Arash Baharvandi, Jamshid Aghaei, Ahmad Nikoobakht, Taher Niknam, Vahid Vahidinasab, Damian Giaouris, Phil Taylor
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Issue 11/1, 2020, Page(s) 357-367, ISSN 1949-3053
DOI: 10.1109/tsg.2019.2922355

Energy Management in an Islanded Multi-Node Microgrid Based on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (NMPC)

Author(s): Dimitrios Trigkas Chrysovalantou Ziogou, Symeon Parcharidis, Spyros Voutetakis, Simira Papadopoulou
Published in: Chemical Engineering Transactions (CET), Issue 76, 2019, Page(s) 901-906, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1976151

PV Forecast for the Optimal Operation of the Medium Voltage Distribution Network: A Real-Life Implementation on a Large Scale Pilot

Author(s): Aleksandar Dimovski, Matteo Moncecchi, Davide Falabretti, Marco Merlo
Published in: Energies, Issue 13/20, 2020, Page(s) 5330, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en13205330

A Resilience-Based Architecture for Joint Distributed Energy Resources Allocation and Hourly Network Reconfiguration

Author(s): Ehsan Kianmehr, Saman Nikkhah, Vahid Vahidinasab, Damian Giaouris, Philip C. Taylor
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Issue 15/10, 2019, Page(s) 5444-5455, ISSN 1551-3203
DOI: 10.1109/tii.2019.2901538

Co‐optimising distribution network adequacy and security by simultaneous utilisation of network reconfiguration and distributed energy resources

Author(s): Seyed‐Alireza Ahmadi, Vahid Vahidinasab, Mohammad Sadegh Ghazizadeh, Kamyar Mehran, Damian Giaouris, Phil Taylor
Published in: IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Issue 13/20, 2019, Page(s) 4747-4755, ISSN 1751-8695
DOI: 10.1049/iet-gtd.2019.0824

Incentive-based Energy Management Strategies for Smart-grids based on an Internet of Things (IoT) Connectivity Framework

Author(s): Chrysovalantou Ziogou,Simira Papadopoulou, Spyros Voutetakis,
Published in: Chemical Engineering Transactions (CET), Issue 76, 2019, Page(s) 913-918, ISSN 2283-9216
DOI: 10.3303/cet1976153

Incentive-Based Demand Response Framework for Residential Applications: Design and Real-Life Demonstration

Author(s): Angelina D. Bintoudi, Napoleon Bezas, Lampros Zyglakis, Georgios Isaioglou, Christos Timplalexis, Paschalis Gkaidatzis, Athanasios Tryferidis, Dimosthenis Ioannidis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
Published in: Energies, Issue 14/14, 2021, Page(s) 4315, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en14144315

Energy for Economic Growth Challenges – prospects for a new EAC

Author(s): Ioannis Papageorgiou and other EAC collaborators
Published in: 2018

Câmara de Lisboa na mira de projeto europeu para reduzir consumo energético

Author(s): Bárbara Silva
Published in: Dinheiro Vivo, 2018