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REnewable COGeneration and storage techNologies IntegraTIon for energy autONomous buildings

Deliverables

RE-COGNITION System architecture v2

An updated system architecture will be delivered, considering updated information on the information flow (including extended standards, protocols and semantics’ information regarding the components’ interfacing and inter-communication) as the project evolves and RETs prototypes are on the phase of delivery. Success criteria: System architecture updated with necessary extensions to satisfy RETs’ prototypes ICT compatibility

Data Management Plan

The DMP will outlines the Re-COGNITION practices for collecting, organizing, backing up, and storing the data the project will be generating. It will be regularly updated. The DPM will make publicly accessible the data beyond the life of the project.

Building-Users/ Owners and RE-Installers Needs Report v1

This report will identify the human factor needs and requirements, regarding installation of RE-COGNITION RETs into the building environment. Success criteria: Human-factor related requirements reported.

Techno-economical and social barriers affecting the deployment of building-integrated RES v2

Changes into the regulatory framework and other issues which could affect the RE-COGNITION RETs integration would be reported in this updated document. Success criteria: Identified changes during the 2nd year of the project reported.

Biogas-fuelled micro-CHP Prototype v1

Report containing the description of activities needed to evolve the micro CHP system in order to be able to operate with Biogas. Success Criteria: the document should clearly describe the Adaptation of the fuel system, the adaptation of the combustor and the system control adaptation.

Techno-economical and social barriers affecting the deployment of building-integrated RES v1

This report will deliver the main issues and barriers hindering the integration of RETs proposed in RE-COGNITION into residential and tertiary buildings. Regulatory, technical, social and economical barriers will be identified. Success criteria: Techno-economical and social barriers reported successfully.

RE-COGNITION Use cases and test scenarios definition

The specifications and operating strategy for each pilot use case scenario will be specifically defined in this report, in order to prove pilot initiation readiness. Success Criteria: All needed specifications and strategy for pilots’ deployment defined

Dissemination and Communication Plan v2

Updated Report on the adopted dissemination and communication plan, including the definition of the communication kit and the adopted social media. Success Criteria: WEB Site keep updated and social media account promotion

Optimized Latent-Heat based Thermal Energy Storage technology v1

Report containing the description of activities related the detailed design and realization of the thermal energy storage system. Success Criteria: the thermal energy storage should achieve low solidification and melting times with high energy density.

RE-COGNITION Common Information Model & Device Managers

This report will contain the Common Information Model specifications, addressing the semantic representation for delivering the RE-COGNITION ICT framework functionalities. Success criteria: Delivery of the Common Information Model specifications

RE-COGNITION System architecture v1

The system architecture, correlated with the defined functional requirements, will be delivered. Information regarding related standards, protocols and semantics’ models correlated with the information flow will be reported. Success criteria: Delivery of system architecture and main technical specifications of sub-system components.

Functional requirements, benchmarking indicators and evaluation framework definition

Functional requirements of the developed solutions considering general capabilities of the already installed equipment will be identified and conclusions regarding the acceptance of low TRL technologies in urban environments will be made. Evaluation metrics regarding each scenario to be tested will be delivered as well. Success criteria: Definition of the functional requirements, KPIs to be tested for benchmarking purposes, along with potential shortcomings for guiding the evolution of low TRL developed technologies.

Building-Users/ Owners and RE-Installers Needs Report v2

Updates on the human-factor related requirements will be reported in this document, reflecting the technologies prototypes’ design feedback. Success criteria: Changes and updates on human-related requirements based on design-stage feedback reported.

Report on preparation of test-bed related activities

The preliminary actions needed to prepare the test-bed activities will be reported in detail, along with the off-the-shelf components to be used for them. Success Criteria: Defined preliminary actions for test-bed activities preparation reported.

VAWT building integration optimization in urban environments v1

Report containing the description of activities in T2.1 related to prototyping a VAWT. Success Criteria: Urban Boundary Layer specific “building scale” optimisation, safety issues, power electronics and system integration addressed.

Report on activities for engaging and training pilot participants and related material

Report on the identification of pilot actors, activities for their engagement and their preliminary insights regarding successful pilot user acceptance. Success Criteria: Delivery of user engagement activities and successful involvement into pilot scenarios

Dissemination and communication package – First reporting period

Report on the carried out dissemination and communication action, including the list of presented papers, published articles on scientific journals, participation to external events, workshops, etc. Success Criteria: Number of presented papers and articles

Dissemination and Communication Plan v1

Report on the adopted dissemination and communication plan, including the definition of the communication kit and the adopted social media. Success Criteria: WEB Site opened and social media account established

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Publications

Modelling and evaluation of the Baseline Energy Consumption and the Key Performance Indicators in Technical University of Cluj-Napoca buildings within a Demand Response programme: a case study

Author(s): Mihaela Crețu, Levente Czumbil, Bogdan Bârgăuan, Andrei Ceclan, Alexandru Berciu, Alexis Polycarpou, Renato Rizzo, Dan D. Micu
Published in: IET Renewable Power Generation, Issue 14/15, 2020, Page(s) 2864-2875, ISSN 1752-1416
DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2020.0096

Compact Model of Latent Heat Thermal Storage for Its Integration in Multi-Energy Systems

Author(s): Alessandro Colangelo, Elisa Guelpa, Andrea Lanzini, Giulia Mancò, Vittorio Verda
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/24, 2020, Page(s) 8970, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10248970

Analysis of Data Cleaning Techniques for Electrical Energy Consumption of a Public Building

Author(s): Dacian I. Jurj, Dan D. Micu, Levente Czumbil, Alexandru G. Berciu, Mircea Lancrajan, Denisa M. Barar
Published in: 2020 55th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), Issue one per year, 2020, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/upec49904.2020.9209781