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Comparative analysis of demand respon...

Comparative analysis of demand response events in hospital HVAC

At the Mallorca pilot demand response (DR) events are run, comparing two identical air handling units (AHU) of two different wings of Son Llatzer Hospital building. Analyzing the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) consumption during the DR events in two twin hospital patient’s rooms wings (one under DR event conditions and the other in normal […]

OPTi presents results on optimized su...

OPTi presents results on optimized supply temperature curve concept

OPTi has presented new results on the optimization of the supply temperature curve at the 21st Nordic Process Control Workshop in Åbo, Finland. The results indicate that peak loads can be managed while reducing the total supplied energy at the same time. The Solution includes a forecaster (called OPTi-Forecaster) and an adaptive approach to tailoring […]

Celsius talk: OPTi-mising DHC systems

Celsius talk: OPTi-mising DHC systems

OPTi face-to-face meeting at Luleå En...

OPTi face-to-face meeting at Luleå Energy AB´s office

The 15-17 of November the 6:th OPTi face-to-face meeting was held at Luleå Energy´s office in Luleå. During the meeting there were representatives from all partners either in Luleå or at web link. The main focus of this meeting were the reviewers recommendations on the previous deliverables, working with KPI:s and the integration of individual […]

Workshop on Future District Heating a...

Workshop on Future District Heating and Cooling Systems at ACM eEnergy 2017

OPTi will organize a workshop at the ACM eEnergy conference. District heating and cooling systems (DHC), both large and small scale, need to be more smart. The future DHC systems are envisioned to be more efficient, intelligent and cheaper. The development and deployment of intelligent systems using smart metering and control solutions for optimization, the […]

OPTi in EU report

OPTi in EU report

OPTi is featured in a new Commission report showing European Union on-the-ground support for the 2016 Heating and Cooling strategy. The report concludes that since most of the energy needed for heating and cooling is still generated from fossil fuels, Europe needs to find ways to sharply reduce its energy consumption. A total of EUR […]

OPTi @ ARTEMIS Technology Conference ...

OPTi @ ARTEMIS Technology Conference 2016

OPTi will give a presentation entitled “Virtualization of large scale DHC networks using a co‐simulation approach” at the ARTEMIS Technology Conference 2016, 4-6 October in Madrid, Spain. https://artemis-ia.eu/technology-conference-2016.html

OPTi Meeting at RWTH Aachen Universit...

OPTi Meeting at RWTH Aachen University

From June 27 to June 29 2016 the OPTi Consortium has met for the next regular OPTi meeting. During three days of the meeting latest achievements within OPTi were presented and the basis for further planning is set. Experts from all partners have met in workshops to discuss specific challenges and their solutions that were […]

Workshop at IEEE SmartGridComm 2016

Workshop at IEEE SmartGridComm 2016

The OPTi project organises, together with the STORM project, a workshop on Efficient, Intelligent and Economic District Heating and Cooling Systems. Papers are accepted and the deadline is June 28, 2016. Read more about the workshop at http://eie-dhc.opti2020.eu and about the conference at http://sgc2016.ieee-smartgridcomm.org. Download the Call for papers as pdf file.

District heating market in Scotland

District heating market in Scotland

The Scottish Government set up a Special Working Group in 2014 to come up with recommendations on how to support and stimulate the district heating market in Scotland. It has now published its first report. Read more.