Tag Archives: flexibility

An evolution towards smart grids: the role of storage systems

The impact of increased renewable generation on the existing grid infrastructure can be best summed up by the title of an article in the LA times “Power struggle: Green energy versus a grid that’s not ready.”  The operation principles of the current electric networks were established before the 1960s and it has not has changed…
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Workshop “Energy Flexible Buildings”

On Monday March 26th 2018, an open workshop about “Energy flexible buildings” was organized by IREC, in the building of the Palau Robert in the heart of Barcelona. The objective of the workshop was to disseminate the ideas behind energy flexible buildings to a wider audience, and raise the awareness of local engineers, designers, architects…
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