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Bornholm demonstration activities begin with a site visit

2021-10-06T11:41:47+00:00July 21st, 2021|News|

On 21st June the demonstrator partners visited Bornholm to celebrate the start of the demonstration activities of INSULAE project.  DTU together with the Danish partners, Fremsyn ApS, Bornholms Energi & Forsyning and Bornholms Regionskommune, viewed fast charging sessions powered by locally generated solar energy. The key element is inside the white container in the photo: a 312 kWh reconfigurable battery storage system equipped with two 175 kW electric vehicle ultra-fast chargers (up to [...]

INSULAE presented at the 10th Krk international energy conference

2021-07-21T08:13:13+00:00July 21st, 2021|News|

The Regional Energy Agency Kvarner had great pleasure and honour last month (on June 9 2021) to present the pilot activities on Unije to the highest national officials and also to some very important EU-level representatives, during the 10th Krk international energy conference entitled “Energy Transition in the Context of Climate Change and the New European [...]

Involving the islanders – the main ingredient in the successful Unije Island decarbonization recipe

2021-07-21T08:10:54+00:00July 21st, 2021|News|

INSULAE project on Unije recognized the importance of active citizen engagement from the very start and keeps not only informing but also including the islanders in its endeavours. Representatives of the Regional Energy Agency Kvarner, University of Zagreb Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Ericsson Nikola Tesla Ltd., Water Supply and Drainage Cres Losinj Ltd. [...]

INSULAE presented in the 5th Hybrid Systems international workshop

2021-07-20T11:10:51+00:00July 20th, 2021|News|

Partner Stefano Barberis from RINA presented the paper Decarbonizing Unije Islands thanks to a proper exploitation of Renewables via PV-battery and PV desalination hybrid energy systems co-authored by partners from University of Zagreb in a virtual workshop held the 18th of May. In particular, the findings from the two scenarios on sizing the battery energy storage [...]

Progress of the INSULAE activities at the Bornholm lighthouse demonstrator

2021-07-21T10:47:46+00:00July 20th, 2021|News|

Two demonstration use cases are taking place on the Danish island of Bornholm: a DC microgrid, representing a battery-buffered high-power electric vehicle charging station, and a renewable-based multi-domain virtual power plant (VPP). In both use cases, analytical investigations and preparatory activities related to the upcoming demonstrations, starting this summer, are being carried out. The microgrid (Figure [...]

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 [...]