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Simulation Supported Real Time Energy Management in Building Blocks

Deliverables

Markets and policy modelling environment

Report: Markets and policy modelling environment. Output of Task 3.5 Markets and policy modelling Environment.

Model based study on electrical system simulation

Model based study on electrical system simulation. First version: Month 12, 28, Final version: Month 43. Output of Task 7.4. Development of DR integration strategies for block of buildings in a future power market.

Optimisation strategies for the use case scenarios

Report: Optimisation strategies for the use case scenarios. Output of Task 3.1 Evaluation of optimisation strategy options.

Validation Methodology and Baseline

Report: Validation Methodology and Baseline. First versions: Month 12, 24, Final version: Month 30. Output of Task 5.2 Monitoring and validation methodology.

Report on legal, regulatory and data protection requirements to define a common frame for rolling out the services in Europe. Detailed evaluation of the compliance with the European Directive (95/46/CE) will be included in this deliverable.

Report on legal, regulatory and data protection requirements to define a common frame for rolling out the services in Europe. Detailed evaluation of the compliance with the European Directive (95/46/CE) will be included in this deliverable. Output of Task 1.4 Communication protocols and data protection.

Clarification of market access

Report: Clarification of market access. First version: Month 12, Final Version: Month 28. Output of Task 7.2. Market access.

Report on national legislation and market conditions on local energy market participation

Report on national legislation and market conditions on local energy market participation. First version: Month 30, Final Version: Month 48. Output of Task 7.5 Market and policy scenarios.

Data extraction and communication requirements

Report: Data extraction and communication requirements. Output of Task 3.4 Interface between block and building Level.

Building classification and clustering algorithms

"Report: Building classification and clustering algorithms Output of Task 2.1 ""Building characterisation and classification"""

Workshop Agenda

Agenda for workshops held on Months 19, 29, 38. Output of Task 8.5 Workshops.

Implementations success report

Report: Implementations success report. First Version: Month 24, Final Version: Month 36. Output of Task 4.4 Implementation on target system.

Publications in scientific journals and proceeding of conferences

Publications in scientific journals and proceeding of conferences – during the whole project. During the whole project. Output of Task 8.3 Publications in scientific journals, conferences, exhibitions and trade fairs.

Study of the business opportunities for DR from blocks of buildings

Study of the business opportunities for DR from blocks of buildings. First versions: Month 12, 28, Final Version: Month 43. Output of Task 7.3. Business opportunities for DR in international and national market framework.

Communication Plan, including PDE

Communication Plan that includes a Plan for the Dissemination and Exploitation Results (PDE) that outlines goals, channels, actions, responsible parties, and evaluation indicators. Output of Task 8.1 Development of Communication Plan and Plan for Dissemination and Exploitation.

Report on technology transferability to partners’ countries

Report on technology transferability to partners’ countries. First Version: Month 12, Final: Month 24. Output of Task 1.5 Specification of all energy systems and building infrastructure of the pilot sites and market potential.

Evaluation of user-driven energy management strategies

Report: Evaluation of user-driven energy management strategies. First version: Month 36, Final Version: Month 45. Output of Task 6.3. Evaluation of user-driven energy management strategies.

Impact of DR to test the test markets

Report: Impact of DR to test the test markets. First version: Month 18, Final version: Month 36. Output of Task 7.1 Pilot site typology definition and representativeness.

Report on social media and network activities

Report on social media and network activities. Annual review: Month 12, 24, 36, 54. Output of Task 8.4 Participation in social media activities and networks.

Evaluation Report for each use case at the pilot sites

Report: Evaluation Report for each use case at the pilot sites. Output of Task 5.4 Validation of the SIM4BLOCKS system.

Promotional information material (logo, project leaflet, technology brochures, press releases, video, newsletters)

Communication/dissemination materials: Logo (M2), Project Leaflet (M3), Technology Brochure (M26), Newsletters (M4, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 54), Press Releases (M1, 11, 23, 30, 39, 48, 54) and Video (M30). Output of Task 8.2 Development of the Communication Material.

User behavioural analysis models

Software Library: User behavioural analysis models. First Version: Month 14, Final Version: Month 24. Output of Task 2.2 Development of user behavioural models.

Building thermal prediction and comparison of different modelling approaches / thermal demand models

Software Library: Building thermal prediction and comparison of different modelling approaches / thermal demand models. First Version: Month 14, Final Version: Month 24. Output of Task 2.3 Thermal demand profile prediction / forecasting using detailed and reduced order.

Project Website

Project website. Creation of website in Month 4, then regular update and annual review. Output of Task 8.4 Participation in social media activities and networks.

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Publications

Influence of electricity prices on energy flexibility of integrated hybrid heat pump and thermal storage systems in a residential building

Author(s): Peter Fitzpatrick, Francesco D’Ettorre, Mattia De Rosa, Malcolm Yadack, Ursula Eicker, Donal P. Finn
Published in: Energy and Buildings, Volume 223, 15 September 2020, 110142, 2020, ISSN 0378-7788
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110142

Report on a Plus-Energy District with Low-Temperature DHC Network, Novel Agrothermal Heat Source, and Applied Demand Response

Author(s): Marcus Brennenstuhl, Robin Zeh, Robert Otto, Ruben Pesch, Volker Stockinger, Dirk Pietruschka
Published in: Applied Sciences, 9/23, 2019, Page(s) 5059, ISSN 2076-3417
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/app9235059

Everyday automation experience: a research agenda

Author(s): Fröhlich, Peter, Matthias Baldauf, Thomas Meneweger, Manfred Tscheligi, Boris de Ruyter & Fabio Paternó
Published in: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal, 2020, ISSN 1617-4909
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s00779-020-01450-y

Home Smart Home: Approachable Interfaces for Intelligibility, Modification, and End-User Programming

Author(s): Reisinger, Michaela R., Johann Schrammel, Stefan Suette & Peter Fröhlich
Published in: Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal - IxD&A, No. 45, 2020, Page(s) 226-245, ISSN 2283-2998
Publisher: IxD&A

Target-Oriented Promotion of the Intention for Sustainable Behavior with Social Norms

Author(s): Jan Silberer, Patrick Müller, Thomas Bäumer, Stephanie Huber
Published in: Sustainability, 12/15, 2020, Page(s) 6193, ISSN 2071-1050
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/su12156193

An Iterative Methodology for Model Complexity Reduction in Residential Building Simulation

Author(s): Mattia De Rosa, Marcus Brennenstuhl, Carlos Andrade Cabrera, Ursula Eicker, Donal P. Finn
Published in: Energies, 12/12, 2019, Page(s) 2448, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en12122448

Heuristic optimization of clusters of heat pumps: A simulation and case study of residential frequency reserve

Author(s): Laura Romero Rodríguez, Marcus Brennenstuhl, Malcolm Yadack, Pirmin Boch, Ursula Eicker
Published in: Applied Energy, 233-234, 2019, Page(s) 943-958, ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.103

Implementation of demand response for a block of buildings for active participation in the electricity market

Author(s): Menon, R., F. Amblard & J. Page
Published in: Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Montreal, Canada April 16-18, 2019, 2019
Publisher: Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Montreal, Canada April 16-18, 2019

Flexibility Characterization of a Residential Neighbourhood With Water-to-water Heat Pumps Using Model Predictive Control

Author(s): Frédéric Amblard, Ramanunni, Parakkal Menon, Jessen Page
Published in: Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, 2020, Page(s) 814-821, ISBN 9781775052012
Publisher: IBPSA
DOI: 10.26868/25222708.2019.210148

Distributed Model Predictive Control For Demand Response on Thermal Devices in Building Blocks

Author(s): Menon, Ramanunni P., Frédéric Amblard & Jessen Page
Published in: Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2019, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-5386-8218-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/isgteurope.2019.8905624

Towards Understanding the Value of Decentralized Heat Pumps for Network Services in Germany: Insights Concerning Self-Consumption and Secondary Reserve Power

Author(s): Brennenstuhl, Marcus, Malcolm Yadack, Dirk Pietruschka & Ursula Eicker
Published in: Proceedings of the IEEE Second International Smart Cities Conference, 2016, 2016
Publisher: Proceedings of the IEEE Second International Smart Cities Conference, 2016

Thinking Local, Acting Global: Urban-scale Energy Modeling for Global Cities Governance

Author(s): Eicker, Ursula, Jürgen Schumacher, Michael Bobker, Honey Berk, Laura Romero Rodríguez, Charles J. Vörösmarty
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th IBPSA Conference, 2017, Page(s) 1595-1603
Publisher: IBPSA

Simulating and Testing Heat Pumps’ Contribution to Demand Response in Germany

Author(s): Eicker, Ursula, Marcus Brennenstuhl, Malcolm Yadack & Pirmin Boch
Published in: NEIS 2017, 2017
Publisher: VDE Verlag GmbH

Trajectory Tracking with an Aggregation of Domestic Hot Water Heaters: Combining Model-Based and Model-Free Control in a Commercial Deployment

Author(s): Mingxi Liu, Stef Peeters, Duncan S. Callaway, Bert J. Claessens
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2018, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1949-3053
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tsg.2018.2890275

A Method for Automated Generation of HVAC Distribution Subsystems for Building Performance Simulation

Author(s): Brès, Aurélien & Judex, Florian & Suter, Georg & Wilde, Pieter
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th IBPSA Conference, 2017
Publisher: IBPSA

A Study on the Trade-off between Energy Forecasting Accuracy and Computational Complexity in Lumped Parameter Building Energy Models

Author(s): Andrade-Cabrera, Carlos; De Rosa, Mattia; Kathirgamanathan, Anjukan; Kapetanakis, Dimitrios-Stavros; Finn, Donal
Published in: The 10th Canada Conference of Internaitonal building Performance Simulation Association (eSim 2018), 2018
Publisher: International Building Performance Simulation Association

A set of comprehensive indicators to assess energy flexibility: a case study for residential buildings

Author(s): Francesco D’Ettorre, Marcus Brennenstuhl, Anjukan Kathirgamanathan, Mattia De Rosa, Malcolm Yadack, Ursula Eicker, Donal P. Finn
Published in: E3S Web of Conferences, 111, 2019, Page(s) 04044, ISSN 2267-1242
Publisher: EDP Science, 2019
DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/201911104044

Everyday Automation Experience - Non-Expert Users Encountering Ubiquitous Automated Systems

Author(s): Peter Fröhlich, Matthias Baldauf, Thomas Meneweger, Ingrid Erickson, Manfred Tscheligi, Thomas Gable, Boris de Ruyter, Fabio Paternò
Published in: Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2019, Page(s) 1-8, ISBN 9781450359719
Publisher: ACM
DOI: 10.1145/3290607.3299013

Simulation-supported quantification of flexibility: assessing the potential for blocks of buildings to participate in demand response markets

Author(s): Xiubei Ge, Enrique Kremers, Malcolm Yadack, Ursula Eicker
Published in: 2019 16th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), 2019, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-1257-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/eem.2019.8916570

Visual Languages for Smart Spaces: End-User Programming between Data-Flow and Form-Filling

Author(s): Reisinger, Michaela, Johann Schrammel & Peter Fröhlich
Published in: 2017 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2017), 2017, Page(s) 165-170, ISBN 978-1-5386-0443-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/vlhcc.2017.8103464

Now it looks more real - A Study of Metrics and Resolution for the Calibration of Dynamic Simulation

Author(s): Brès, Aurélien, Frédéric Amblard, Jessen Page, Stefan Hauer & Anna Shadrina,
Published in: Building Simulation Conference proceedings vol. 16, 2019, ISSN 2522-2708
Publisher: IBPSA

User Requirements for the Design of Smart Homes: Dimensions and Goals

Author(s): Michaela R. Reisinger, Sebastian Prost, Johann Schrammel, Peter Fröhlich
Published in: Ambient Intelligence - 15th European Conference, AmI 2019, Rome, Italy, November 13–15, 2019, Proceedings, 11912, 2019, Page(s) 41-57, ISBN 978-3-030-34254-8
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34255-5_4

Reliability and Performance of Model Predictive Control for Demand Response with Residential Heat Pumps

Author(s): Amblard, Frédéric
Published in: 2020
Publisher: EPFL