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Reference Number ETI-DE2002
Title Macro Distributed Energy
Status Completed
Energy Categories ENERGY EFFICIENCY(Residential and commercial) 75%;
OTHER CROSS-CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES or RESEARCH(Energy system analysis) 25%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Town and Country Planning) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (General Engineering and Mineral & Mining Engineering) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Architecture and the Built Environment) 25%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Caterpillar UK Ltd
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 28 January 2010
End Date 28 June 2013
Duration 41 months
Total Grant Value £800,000
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region East of England
Programme Distributed Energy
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Caterpillar UK Ltd (99.998%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , EDF Energy (0.001%)
Project Contact , University of Manchester (0.001%)
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Objectives
Abstract This project quantified the opportunity for Macro level Distributed Energy (DE) across the UK and accelerate the development of appropriate technology by 2020 for the purposes of significant implementation by 2030. The project studied energy demand such as residential accommodation, local services, hospitals, business parks and equipment, and is developing a software methodology to analyse local combinations of sites and technologies. This enabled the design of optimised distributed energy delivery solutions for these areas. The project identified a number of larger scale technology development and demonstration projects for the ETI to consider developing. The findings from this project is now being distilled into our Smart Systems and Heat programme. The ETI acknowledges that the project was undertaken and reports produced by Caterpillar, EDF, and the University of Manchester
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Added to Database 16/08/18