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Third project meeting takes place in Sion, Switzerland

Sim4Blocks partners gathered at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Western Switzerland, HES-SO Valais-Wallis, in Sion for the project’s third consortium meeting on March 22-24.

As well as reviewing the current work being carried out in the project and hearing about progress being made at the demonstration sites, the partners were also able to take […]

April 11th, 2017|Popular News|

Sim4Blocks visit to DR-BOB’s general project meeting in Cluj Napoca – A report by Marcus Brennenstuhl from HFT.

My colleague Jörn Weißhuhn and I recently participated in a general project meeting of another Horizon 2020 project called DR-BOB (Demand Response in Blocks of Buildings), which has a similar goal to Sim4Blocks. After representatives from DR-BOB joined the Sim4Blocks project meeting in Barcelona in October 2016, this was a second chance to get to […]

February 16th, 2017|Popular News|

Partner interview: Jordi Cipriano, CIMNE

Jordi Cipriano of CIMNE is working on the pilot site in Sant Cugat, Spain. Here, he outlines the plans for the buildings and residents, gives an update on the work carried out so far, and talks about attending the European Utility Week on behalf of Sim4blocks.

There are three partners engaged in the project at the […]

December 16th, 2016|Popular News|

Can consumers help to accommodate more renewables?

Renewable energy generation is being rolled out across Europe at unprecedented rates as the shift to green energy gathers momentum. But what happens when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining? Sim4Blocks, a project funded by the EC’s Horizon 2020 funding programme, is aiming to increase the flexibility of the grid to accommodate […]

August 8th, 2016|Popular News|

The Tube adopts DR programme

The London Underground, known as The Tube, is the largest user of electricity in London and the largest private user of electricity in the whole of the United Kingdom.

In July this year, the Tube announced that it will be participating in Demand Response programmes that will deliver it cost savings by using its energy more […]

August 8th, 2016|Popular News|

Sim4Blocks Project starts work

The Sim4Blocks project got under way at a successful kick-off meeting held HFT in Stuttgart on April 4-5. HFT is the coordinating partner and the meeting was attended by representatives of all 17 partners. Each Work Package leader presented an overview of the work due to take place and discussion centred on how each would fit into delivering […]

August 5th, 2016|Popular News|