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Adaptable and adaptive RES envelope solutions to maximise energy harvesting and optimize EU building and district load matching


Annual Event Reports

Event reports one every year

Dissemination and communication plan

The document outlines the activities of the projects dissemination and communication as well as the guidelines for sustainability beyond the projects life

Report on Social Media Campaign

Report on social media campaign carried out during the project

Project Brand Book

It contains all issues related to the defined project identity

Project Template (word & ppt)

Definition of the Project Template (word & ppt)

Analysis of regulatory framework and standardization needs

It describes the specific regulatory framework and testing plan for the products to be developed in EnergyMatching

Scientific and professional articles

List of all scientific and professional articles

Catalogue of products

Products portfolio containing all the information available on the products which are part of the projects demonstration

District and building level systems for optimised use of locally harvested renewable energy

It describes the district and building level systems for optimised use of locally harvested renewable energy

High-quality data sets collected during the monitoring of the 4 case-studies, and energy performance analysis

It includes the analysis of the energy monitored results for each case study

EnMa-hub: public web-based knowledge transfer

EnMahub is webbased knowledge transfer hub divided into two sections Public section database as repository of buildingsdistrict archetypes performances for significant EU geoclusters and context framework definitions It is based on a modelling campaign of most relevant buildingsdistrict scenarios Private section containing energy harvesting business models as developed within D54

Parametric modelling environment (in Modelica) for buildings cluster simulation

It is a simulation test bed containing building archetypes models and control strategies for optimize RES harvesting through energy flexibility of cluster of buildings, exploring the synergy between thermal and electrical grids at district scale, and analysis available generation and demand profiles.

Window block samples for laboratory testing

It consists in the fabrication of all the functional samples needed for mockups and laboratory testing.

EnMa-mod: tool for optimization of RES harvesting at building and district scale

It is a tool which entails different levels of complexity integrating various simulation blocks to be able to include the following parameters in the modelling environment: energy generation, load matching, heating and cooling demand, daylighting, IEQ, economics.

Integration substructure samples with integrated PV modules for laboratory testing

It includes the manufacturing of all the necessary functional samples for laboratory testing at system level (structure + PV modules) for roof and façade configurations, which will be performed in task 3.8.

Glass-glass PV module samples for laboratory testing

It includes all the glass-glass modules samples necessary for laboratory testing that will be provided by ONYX to TULIPPS to be integrated in the lightweight substructure in task 3.4

Composite PV modules samples for laboratory testing

It consists in the provision of all the necessary samples of the composite based, crystalline silicon PV modules for laboratory testing.


periodic eNewsletter


Project website

Project Logo

definition of Project Logo

Leaflet and video

Leaflet and video on project presentation and achievements

Visits to Demonstration Cases and webinars

Organization of visits to Demonstration Cases and webinars

Searching for OpenAIRE data...


A critical technical review of modelling techniques for urban solar mobility: solar to buildings, vehicles, and storage (S2BVS)

Author(s): Pei Huang, Xingxing Zhang, Benedetta Copertaro, Puneet Kumar Saini
Published in: Sustainability, 2020, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su12177035

Solar-photovoltaic-power-sharing-based design optimization of distributed energy storage systems for performance improvements

Author(s): Pei Huang Yongjun Sun Marco Lovati Xingxing Zhang
Published in: Energy, Volume 222, 1 May 2021, 119931, 2021, ISSN 0360-5442
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/

Investigation of the Peer-to-Peer energy trading performances in a local community under the future climate change scenario in Sweden

Author(s): Pei Huang Marco Lovati Jingchun Shen Jiale Chai Xingxing Zhang
Published in: Energyreports, Volume 8, November 2022, Pages 989-1001, 2022, Page(s) Pages 989-1001, ISSN 2352-4847
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2021.12.032

A preliminary techno-economic study of a building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system for a residential building cluster in Sweden by the integrated toolkit of BIM and PVSITES

Author(s): Samer Quintana, Pei Huang, Puneet Saini, Xingxing Zhang
Published in: Intelligent Buildings International, 2020, Page(s) 1-19, ISSN 1750-8975
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Inc.
DOI: 10.1080/17508975.2020.1765134

A review of urban energy systems at building cluster level incorporating renewable-energy-source (RES) envelope solutions

Author(s): Xingxing Zhang, Marco Lovati, Ilaria Vigna, Joakim Widén, Mengjie Han, Csilla Gal, Tao Feng
Published in: Applied Energy, 230, 2018, Page(s) 1034-1056, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.041

New method for the early design of BIPV with electric storage: A case study in northern Italy

Author(s): Marco Lovati, Graziano Salvalai, Giulia Fratus, Laura Maturi, Rossano Albatici, David Moser
Published in: Sustainable Cities and Society, 2018, Page(s) 101400, ISSN 2210-6707
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2018.12.028

A systematic review of recent air source heat pump (ASHP) systems assisted by solar thermal, photovoltaic and photovoltaic/thermal sources

Author(s): Xinru Wang, Liang Xia, Chris Bales, Xingxing Zhang, Benedetta Copertaro, Song Pan, Jinshun Wu
Published in: Renewable Energy, 146, 2020, Page(s) 2472-2487, ISSN 0960-1481
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.08.096

Transforming a residential building cluster into electricity prosumers in Sweden: Optimal design of a coupled PV-heat pump-thermal storage-electric vehicle system

Author(s): Pei Huang, Marco Lovati, Xingxing Zhang, Chris Bales, Sven Hallbeck, Anders Becker, Henrik Bergqvist, Jan Hedberg, Laura Maturi
Published in: Applied Energy, 255, 2019, Page(s) 113864, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113864

Optimal Simulation of Three Peer to Peer (P2P) Business Models for Individual PV Prosumers in a Local Electricity Market Using Agent-Based Modelling

Author(s): Marco Lovati, Xingxing Zhang, Pei Huang, Carl Olsmats, Laura Maturi
Published in: Buildings, 10/8, 2020, Page(s) 138, ISSN 2075-5309
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/buildings10080138

A Modelling Approach for Maximizing Energy Matching at Building Cluster and District Scale

Author(s): Ilaria Vigna1,2, Marco Lovati1,3, Roberta Pernetti
Published in: Proceedings of the 4th IBPSA-England Conference on Building Simulation and Optimization, Cambridge, UK: 11-12 September 2018 1B, 2018
Publisher: IBSA BSO Cambridge

Open Source Tool for a Better Design of BIPV+ Battery System: An Applied Example

Author(s): Marco Lovati, David Moser, Jennifer Adami
Published in: EU PVSEC 2018, 2018
Publisher: EU PVSEC 2018

Adaptive window block for residential use: optimization of energy efficiency and user´s comfort

Author(s): Annalisa Andaloro, Stefano Avesani, Annamaria Belleri , Maider Machado
Published in: Final conference of COST TU1403 “Adaptive Facades Network” Lucerne, November 26/27 2018, 2018
Publisher: COST TU1403

EnergyMatching Project – Adaptable and Adaptive RES Envelope Solutions to Maximize Energy Harvesting and Optimize EU Building and District Load Matching

Author(s): L. Maturi, S. Giona, D. Moser, R. Lollini, M. Lovati, P. Alonso, I. Weiss, A. Fuentes Cano, C. Bales, J.M. Vega de Seoane, A. Becker, S. Hallbeck, E. Widlak, D.-J. Bles, V. Zanon, E. Rico, L. Papaiz, A. Perez Carballo, C. de Nacquard, O. Caboni, V. Esposito, U. Westman, S. Metayer
Published in: EU PVSEC 2019, 2019, Page(s) 1827 - 1831, ISBN 3-936338-60-4
Publisher: WIP Renewable Energies

Multifunctional Coated Composite Material for Encapsulation of Photovoltaic Devices

Author(s): Naiara Yurrita, Jon Aizpurua, José María Vega de Seoane, Gorka Imbuluzqueta, Igor Arrizabalaga, Werther Cambarau, Francisco J. Cano and Oihana Zubillaga
Published in: EU PVSEC 2019, 2019, ISBN 3-936338-60-4
Publisher: WIP Renewable Energies