Project – Workplan

List of work packages

WP1 – Management

Objectives

  1. Ensuring the smooth implementation of the activities of the projects, both regarding research and training.
  2. To monitor and evaluate the progress and the publication of the deliverables, including the verification of the results.
  3. To ensure an efficient communication among the participants.
  4. To provide the EC the information required within the project.
  5. To monitor the recruitment process guaranteeing the ethical aspects.

Deliverables

  • D1.2 – Recruitment process guidelines – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 3 (public)

Milestones

  • MS1 – Kick off meeting – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 1
  • MS9 – Planned recuirments completed – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 12
  • MS10 – All recruited fellows enrrolled in PhD programme – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 12
  • MS11 – Project mid-term check – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 15

WP2 – Green and Renewable distributed electric energy generation and storing

Objectives

  1. To identify and to demonstrate new ways of managing electric energy generation by using REEG and DER as agents of a CSG.
  2. To develop models to describe/predict the behaviour of PV and wind generators and to design the best and safest ways to integrate their generation into existing grids to improve reliability and efficiency.
  3. To establish power generation patterns and new efficient converters for each technology with the aim of determining the best way to coordinate the operation of different and complementary DERs for supplying Smart Buildings or Houses, for increasing the Renewable Energy share in the Electric Energy Generation Mix or for providing ancillary services.

Deliverables

  • D2.5 – Innovative Business Models in Distributed Generation Systems – WUT Politechnika Warszawska – Month 45 (public) – Not available
  • D2.6 – Intermediate WP2 scientific report – WUT Politechnika Warszawska – Month 24 (public) – Not available
  • D2.7 – Final WP2 scientific report – WUT Politechnika Warszawska – Month 48 (public) – Not available

Milestones

  • MS4 – Prototypes of sharing power generation – WUT Politechnika Warszawska – Month 24

WP3 – Smart energy distribution. Microgrids and grid of micro grids

Objectives

  1. To identify and demonstrate new ways of collaborative distributing electric energy and new operation strategies as well as operating in connected and islanding modes.
  2. To design converters and strategies to control microgrids (as optimal operational parts of distribution grids) to manage energy flows and minimize transportation losses.
  3. To coordinate the production of different generators with the consumption of different consumers to match generation and consumption in a safety and optimize way.
  4. To analyse the new opportunities of storage system in microgrids and conventional grids.

Deliverables

  • D3.5 – Innovative Business Models for Smart Energy Distribution Systems – USA Universitá degli Studi di Salerno – Month 45 (public) – Not available
  • D3.6 – Intermediate WP3 scientific report – USA Universitá degli Studi di Salerno – Month 24 (public) – Not available
  • D3.7 – Final WP3 scientific report – USA Universitá degli Studi di Salerno – Month 48 (public) – Not available

Milestones

  • MS5 – Devices for distribution infrastructures – USA Universitá degli Studi di Salerno – Month 30

WP4 – End user of energy and prosumers

Objectives

  1. To identify and demonstrate new ways of using electric energy enabling ESS and consumption strategies using monitoring and exogenous information.
  2. To reduce energy consumption by using emergent technology as smart meters.
  3. To analyse the benefits and possibilities of cooperation between power converters and ICT in Energy Management Systems.
  4. To identify the main energy-related behaviour change requirements necessary to engage customers in energy applications.

Deliverables

  • D4.4 – Innovative Business Models in Smart Buildings and Prosumer Communities – NOVA Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Month 45 (public) – Not available
  • D4.5 – Intermediate WP4 scientific report – NOVA Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Month 24 (public) – Not available
  • D4.6 – FInal WP4 scientific report – NOVA Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Month 48 (public) – Not available

Milestones

  • MS6 – Energy management System – NOVA Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Month 30

WP5 – Green economy models and Management Systems

Objectives

  1. To coordinate WP2, WP3 and WP4 for researching and validating business models that allow the collaborative operation of distributed and renewable generation systems, distribution and microgrid and energy management and consumption control systems.
  2. To design synergic strategies to demonstrate the benefits of several of the systems developed in WP2, WP3 and WP4 when working coordinated.
  3. To research policy packages that drive energy system transformations.

Deliverables

  • D5.1 – Development of sustainable strategies for Zero Energy Buildings and Energy Awareness using Smart Appliances – UB Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – Month 30 (public) – Not available
  • D5.3 – Report including market solucions and business models to enable the growth and sustainability of distributed EES – UB Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – Month 45 (public) – Not available
  • D5.4 – Identified enablers and barriers to foster the replicability and transfer of business models for Green Energy Systems – UB Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – Month 45 (public) – Not available
  • D5.5 – Intermediate WP5 scientific report – UB Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – Month 24 (public) – Not available
  • D5.6 – Final WP5 scientific report – UB Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – Month 48 (public) – Not available

Milestones

  • MS7 – Business models for Green energy Systems – UB Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi – Month 36

WP6 – Network-wide training

Objectives

  1. To define the network-wide training and courses plan.
  2. To organize the DSs, LC and network-wide events (Final workshop), selecting their location and coordinating the organization of the event with the local organizer.
  3. To supervise the elaboration of training material, e-Learning material and the development of SOCs for SMARTGYsum system.
  4. To design the general structure of courses and their assessments.

Deliverables

  • D6.2 – SMARTGYsum Online Platform – TUT Tallinn University of Technology – Month 12 (public) – Not available
  • D6.3 – Compilation of Course Materials – TUT Tallinn University of Technology – Month 48 (public) – Not available

Milestones

  • MS3 – Training events delivered – TUT Tallinn University of Technology – Month 7
  • MS8 – Closing conference – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 46

WP7 – Dissemination and Exploitation of Results

Objectives

  1. Implementation of the website for publishing internal and public information about the project.
  2. Promoting internal and external networking.
  3. Increasing energy awareness and participation of the general public, as well as the impact of research innovation in their quotidian lives, considering also socio-economic and political aspects.
  4. To elaborate all the information related to IPR, with the objective of the correct exploitation of the results.

Deliverables

  • D7.2 – Project website and Social Media Channels – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 6 (public) – Not available

Milestones

  • MS2 – Website launch – UEX University of Extremadura – Month 6

WP8 – Ethics requirements

Objectives

  1. This work package sets out the 'ethics requirements' that the project must comply with.

Deliverables

This work package has no deliverables.

Milestones

This work package has no milestones.