BestRES results available for download

BestRES results available for download

14 January 2019

The BestRES project is crossing the finish line and publishes its results. In a changing electricity market landscape where the share of variable renewable energy in the energy mix is increasing, system flexibility becomes crucial. As part of the solution, the aggregation of renewable energy sources can significantly accelerate the integration of variable electricity sources, […]

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Results from the workshop “Aggregators as enablers of prosumers participation in the energy market”

Results from the workshop “Aggregators as enablers of prosumers participation in the energy market”

17 December 2018 - On the occasion of the EUW, the European Utility Week, the BestRES Consortium organized the workshop “Aggregators as enablers of prosumers participation in the energy market” (6th November 2018, Vienna, Austria). This workshop provided the participants with an overview on business models and legal framework for aggregators acting in the future markets to support consumers engagement […]

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Balancing markets visibly opening up to decentralised solutions, but significant room for improvement remains

Balancing markets visibly opening up to decentralised solutions, but significant room for improvement remains

06 December 2018 - On November 26, 2018, smartEn released its new edition of The smartEn map: balancing markets edition. Opening up balancing markets to demand response and decentralised energy resources allows innovative energy business models to flourish and brings numerous benefits to society. By allowing all technologies and service providers to participate in balancing markets, Europe can avoid the […]

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BestRES recommendations for policy makers

BestRES recommendations for policy makers

20 September 2018 - The BestRES project developed 13 Business Models to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources into the energy market by aggregating distributed generation and combining it with demand side management and energy storage. However, these Business Models encounter various barriers on their way, be it of economic, technical or legal nature. The paper “The impact […]

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