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What will be learnt

The project will show how providing open data from substations can provide benefits, for instance to local communities and the wider industry.

As the project progresses, the learning in the form of reports and other published items will be shared on these web pages, for the benefit of stakeholders and UK plc.

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SDRC 1

27 October 2017

Specification, Design and Factory Testing of the overall OpenLV Solution.


SDRC 2 (part one)

31 December 2017

Part One: Method 2 Community Engagement Plan and sharing the results from assessing the market potential for sharing LV network data with and providing an open platform to communities that want to be part of a smarter grid.

Method 3 Sharing the results from assessing the market potential for sharing LV network data with and providing an open platform to academics and companies (including non-energy companies).


SDRC 2 (part two)

30 May 2018

Part Two: Identification of Target Networks (Method 1), Community Engagement Plan, Assessment of the Market Potential (Methods 2 & 3) and Detailed Trial Design for all Methods.


SDRC 3

1 February 2019

Learning from Deployment of the Overall OpenLV Solution & Standard Guidelines for Application Development.


SDRC 4

31 January 2020

Learning Generated from the OpenLV Project Trials for All Methods.


SDRC 5

30 April 2020

Knowledge Capture, Dissemination & Transferring the OpenLV Solution to Business as Usual.

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