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Cardiff University – Assigning reputation factors to electricity meters based on the quality of a meter’s demand or generation prediction

Trial location Various Locations Background Due to technological and societal changes there is growing pressure to develop new electricity market processes. The emergence of both smart meters and smart contract platforms provides opportunities for regulators such as Ofgem to redefine roles and responsibilities. In particular, systems can be created to implement incentive structures based on […]

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Egnida Group – SGIP (Smart Grid Interface Project)

Egnida is managing an innovative scheme to introduce smart energy technology into social housing. The ‘smart energy fuel poverty initiative’ is an existing project, which is a test bed of real homes acting under real conditions. Six homes are currently configured with technology including solar PV, battery storage and smart heating systems.

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Haysys – FeederNet System

The OpenLV project is deploying the LV-CAP™ software platform in a number of distribution substations to make low voltage network data more widely accessible. LV-CAP™ is an open and flexible platform, designed to easily connect to any measurement device. Haysys has developed the FeederNet system, a complete low voltage substation monitoring solution, which measures a wide range of electrical parameters of interest. FeederNet has been designed to be compact, easy to install and weather proof, so is suitable for most substations.

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Imperial College London – Assessing the potential for meshing LV networks through power electronics

Given the unpredictability and high variability of solar photovoltaic and electric vehicles, low voltage (LV) networks will quickly become saturated. However, congestion will concentrate around particular substations or feeders, leading to increased energy losses, overheating of key assets and power cuts.

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London Business School: Electric Mobility as a Service Operations Impact on Community Networks

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) on our roads is forecast to rise substantially over the coming years. This will require a significant increase in home and public charge points. Our use as consumers of future urban-level electrical transport services incorporates different attributes and impacts on LV community networks.

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Orxa Grid – Predicting Voltage Limit Violations

Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) are obliged to deliver electricity to consumers within the voltage ranges specified in the Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002.

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