MUSE GRIDS goal is to contribute to the development of interconnected local energy networks management system for a better use of synergies between those networks, maximizing efficiency in operation and reducing costs, energy losses and CO2 emissions. Through these management strategies, it is also intended to help local communities gain energy independence from the main network by promoting self-consumption based on renewable sources of energy.
The developments will be validated in real environments thanks to demonstrators from the cities of Osimo (Italy) and Oud-Hervelee (Belgium) that are integrated into the project.
- To demonstrate the interaction of different energy networks using the flexibility of energy facilities and innovative energy management systems.
- To develop an intelligent management system that integrates the different energy storage and production systems.
- To develop user involvement strategies through local energy communities.
- To demonstrate the intelligent management system in the cities of Osimo and Oud-Heverlee.
- To install of thermal storage systems in the city of Osimo.
- To determine the replicability of developments through virtual demonstrators in India and Spain.
- Two demonstrators (Osimo and Oud-Heverlee) of the optimal multi-network management system.
- Tool for planning and management of energy resources.
- Recommendations on business models and policies focused on consumers that promote the transition towards the creation of energy communities and autonomous micro networks in isolated energy networks.
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