Energy flexibility and demand-side response are essential for the European Union to fulfil its energy transition. FLEXCoop works on how to enable the smallest but most numerous consumers in the system, the residential users, to contribute to system’s flexibility. The Local Demand Manager (LDEM) is a key component enabling houses devices to respond to aggregators request while preserving the comfort of the inhabitants.
FLEXCoop local optimization strategies for consumers
FLEXCoop establishes an algorithmic framework to support optimised decision making for the dispatch of Explicit Demand Response (DR). These signals are personalised and based on consumers’ identified flexibility and response capability, preserving occupants’ comfort and daily schedules. Flexible residential devices (i.e. HVAC, lighting, DHW, EVs) are associated with different services based on their suitability-for-service (DR capacity, response time and duration of response).
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