Minimal Size Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage System for In-Situ Residential Installation is a 54 months long project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to offer a sustainable solution to harness the energy efficiency potential of the European building stock.
- Multifunctional thermal energy storage
Design and application of an integrated, high performing, versatile, durable and multifunctional thermal energy storage system that reduces net energy consumption for heating and cooling.
- Integrate self-harvesting RES options
Integrate self-harvesting RES options, electrical energy flexibility and response to grid signals, offering increase of self-consumption and better synchronization of energy flows at a building level.
- Improvement of building performance
Deploy an automation framework to manage efficiently energy flows within the system and building. A home energy management system is used to improve energy efficiency in building thermal equipment.
- Methods for decreased installation time
Design and construction methods to decreased installation time with minimum maintenance needs. Utilize time and cost-effective construction methods, reducing on-site installation time and disruption to occupants.
- Minimum environmental impact
Develop an effective storage solution with minimum environmental impact. Economic, social and environmental issues, including comfort/indoor quality, safety and time effectiveness adopting a life-cycle approach.
- Circular economy-driven business models
Elaborate and validate circular economy-driven business models (BMs) and market design to stimulate market penetration of the developed and validated integrated storage system at European level.
IERC Researchers: Carlos Ochoa, Maria Lopez
Partners: IERC, CERTH, CNRS-PROMES, HSLU, CARTIF, USC, ENDEF, Enetech, SGS TECNOS, EMI, WOODSPRING, CORK CITY COUNCIL, DUTH, FEUGA, R2M, Sofrigam, Psyctotherm