Third HESTIA residential pilot workshop travels to France on October 16th

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The project continues with its efforts to connect and engage the recruited households and citizens from our French residential pilot in France, through a 3rd workshop to be conducted in the Camille Claudel within the City of Palaiseau, which is part of the Communauté d’agglomération Paris-Saclay. The Camille Claudel district is located in the southwest […]

The HESTIA Technological development

HESTIA project aims at providing a cost-effective solution for the next-generation DR service and one of the initial steps towards achieving this goal was to perform the technical characterization of the pilots and get more insights into their flexibility potential. The technical characterization was performed from the perspective of existing energy infrastructures and the regulatory […]

A positive and fruitful 2nd residential workshop in Voorhout, The Netherlands

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The 2nd workshop celebrated this Wednesday 22nd at the Dutch city of Voorhout organized by HESTIA’s project partners Aalborg University, i.LECO, 4YEF, and Duneworks has definitely been a boost towards creating more EU energy communities. This has been an incredible opportunity to meet our Dutch pilot end-users and conduct the first necessary co-design exercises to […]

The 2nd residential HESTIA workshop arrives in Holland

hestia pilot site workshop

Last week HESTIA kick-started 3 consecutive workshops for each one of its residential pilot sites, and today Wednesday 22nd of September HESTIA celebrates the 2nd workshop at the Dutch village of Voorhout. Voorhout is a completely different residential profile compared to Berchidda (read the news about the 1st workshop conducted on Sept 16th), but strategically […]

First HESTIA public deliverables published

The first months of activity within the HESTIA project have activated several tasks which are generating interesting results and information in relation to the 3 pilot sites defined within the project, and specifically about its systematic characterization and initial insights into their flexibility potential (D1.1), it also gathers an analysis of key energy-related behavioral aspects at […]

The Municipalty of Berchidda, our Italian pilot site

Berchidda, one of the 3 project’s residential pilot sites, the Municipality of Berchidda in Sardinia, Italy has been featured in one of the leading energy web portals, that analyses energy markets and scenarios to accelerate the decarbonisation of the economy. It is relevant for HESTIA to have Berchidda, as well as its sister pilot sites: Communauté […]

HESTIA joins the BRIDGE Initiative and participates in its 2021 General Assembly

BRIDGE is a European Commission initiative which unites Horizon 2020 Smart Grid and Energy Storage Projects to create a structured view of cross-cutting issues which are encountered in the demonstration projects and may constitute an obstacle to innovation. The General Assembly of the BRIDGE initiative, which gathered more than 200 participants from more than eighty […]

HESTIA, a new H2020 European project promoted by 19 partners from 9 different countries

The goal of the European project Holistic dEmand response Services for European residenTIAl communities (HESTIA) financed by the EU and promoted by 19 companies, institutions, and clusters in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Serbia, and Spain, is to encourage consumers to change the way they use energy so that it is more […]