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Reference Number ETI-DE2003
Title Micro Distributed Energy
Status Completed
Energy Categories ENERGY EFFICIENCY(Residential and commercial) 50%;
OTHER POWER and STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES(Electric power conversion) 25%;
OTHER CROSS-CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES or RESEARCH(Energy system analysis) 25%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (General Engineering and Mineral & Mining Engineering) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Architecture and the Built Environment) 75%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 50%;
Systems Analysis related to energy R&D (Energy modelling) 50%;
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
PassivSystems Limited
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 09 March 2010
End Date 25 July 2013
Duration 41 months
Total Grant Value £1,200,000
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region South East
Programme Distributed Energy
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , PassivSystems Limited (99.997%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , EDF Energy (0.001%)
Project Contact , Building Research Establishment (BRE) Ltd (0.001%)
Project Contact , University College London (0.001%)
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Objectives
Abstract The project was a scoping and feasibility study to identify opportunities for micro-generation storage and control technology development at an individual dwelling level in the UK. The study investigated the potential for reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions through Distributed Energy (DE) technologies. This was achieved through the development of a segmented model of the UK housing stock supplemented with detailed, real-time supply and demand energy-usage gathered from field trials of micro distributed generation and storage technology in conjunction with building control systems. The outputs of this project now feed into the Smart Systems and Heat programme.
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Added to Database 15/08/18