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INSULAE webinar: The future of Electric Mobility in Madeira: Opportunities for users

2021-07-20T10:38:45+00:00July 20th, 2021|News|

Madeira lighthouse partners, ACIF and EEM (local energy provider) hosted two online events in 2021 in Portuguese to engage with their citizens. In the opening sessions of both events INSULAE activities were briefly introduced to the attendants. In the first event the panel was joined by the Regional Director for Economy and Land transport, Isabel Rodrigues [...]

DAFNI presented SMILE, INSULAE and ISLANDER projects at the BRIDGE 2021 General Assembly

2021-07-20T09:54:15+00:00July 20th, 2021|News|

The General Director of DAFNI, Mr Kostas Komninos, participated in BRIDGE online general Assembly joined by an audience of about 70 participants. In the context of session 4 Unlocking the potential of EU islands to become the locomotives of the European Energy Transition Mr Komninos presented the three projects in which DAFNI participates: SMILE, INSULAE and [...]

Madeira Lighthouse Island

2020-12-03T10:42:33+00:00December 3rd, 2020|News|

Since the beginning of the INSULAE project in April 2019, the main activities carried out in Madeira Lighthouse Island were: Madeira Lighthouse Project INSULAE presentation to local stakeholders and interested general public; Personal meetings between EEM, ACIF and EFACEC; Negotiations with Funchal Municipality to find a public place to install fast EVs smart-chargers; Installation of an [...]

Summary of the activities carried out on the Danish island of Bornholm

2021-03-16T17:11:27+00:00December 3rd, 2020|News|

During the past 18 months, the Danish project partners have been actively working on Use Cases 4 and 5 of the InsulaE project. The Use Case 4 aims at demonstrating the benefits of a renewable-driven DC microgrid, while the Use Case 5 is directed at the realization of a bio-based economy, together with the coordinated operation [...]

Storying the Self-Sufficient Island Unije – Part I

2020-12-03T09:28:04+00:00December 3rd, 2020|News|

Unije Island is part of the Cres-Lošinj archipelago and constitutes the westernmost part of Primorje Gorski Kotar County (PGKC).  With its 16.77 km2 of surface and 36.6 km of coastline it is actually the third largest island of the Cres-Lošinj archipelago. Figure 1: View of Unije island The name Unije derives from the Greek word “heneios” [...]

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Battery Energy Storage in Electric Power Grids: Research and Practices

2021-01-18T10:26:14+00:00November 10th, 2020|Scientific publications|

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Battery Energy Storage in Electric Power Grids: Research and Practices Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Europe), 2020 IEEE PES International Conference and Exhibition on, pp. 1-5, The Hague, 25-28 Oct. 2020 LINK TO THE PUBLICATION:

Insulae presents its research in the online event Promoting Clean Energy in the Greek islands

2021-01-18T11:43:00+00:00October 30th, 2020|News|

In the context of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Online Forum, on October 30th,  INSULAE partner, DAFNI Network organized a Local Transition Day workshop “Promoting the Clean energy transition in Greek islands”. The last part of the conference was dedicated to three innovative projects implemented on Greek islands: INSULAE, ECOISM and SMILE. INSULAE’s contribution to [...]

Insulae presents its research on Sustainable Places 2020 digital conference

2021-01-18T11:10:49+00:00October 29th, 2020|News|

Stefano Barberis from RINA consulting presented the PV and the battery energy storage system (BESS) integration on islands for the case of Unije during the workshop on Energy Transition on European Islands while four other H2020 demonstration projects were also presented (SMILE, GIFT, REACT and ROBINSON). The main goal of INSULAE is to foster the deployment [...]