Case Studies

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Stadtwerk Haßfurt: Microgrid design project

Optimized design and operation of a grid-connected energy cell with PV systems and battery storage while providing grid services.

Municipal utility – Stadtwerk Haßfurt

  • District town in Bavaria, 15,000 inhabitants
  • Planning of a microgrid with PV + 2MW battery
  • Evaluation different tech + network services
  • Optimization of design and operation

 

Main results

  • Expansion of renewable + storage technologies
  • Total costs decrease (CapEx +, OpEx -)
  • LCoE reduced by up to 18%
  • Provision of network services can be worthwhile

 

Energiecentrum Gotland: Self-sufficient communities

Maximized self-sufficiency and renewable energies with decentralized storage and sector coupling strategies to increase grid stability and reduce CO2 emissions

Energy agency Energiecentrum Gotland

  • Largest island in Sweden, 60,000 inhabitants
  • Unstable energy supply, mainland link out of date
  • Goal: carbon-neutral supply by 2025
  • Strengthen self-sufficiency & energy communities
  • Optimization with sector coupling

 

Main results

  • Decentralized storage prevents network failures
  • High self-sufficiency rate can be implemented
  • Integration of heat and e-mobility
  • Heat supply with heat pumps
  • Seasonal heat storage is a possible option

 

Allensbach: Flexible loads

Intelligent agent-based control of flexible loads enables a high proportion of renewable energies and stabilizes grid cells

Community Gemeinde Allensbach

  • At Lake Constance, 7,000 inhabitants
  • Validation of Smart Grid w/o load measurement
  • Technology for controlling flexible end devices
  • Creation of benchmarks for tech evaluation
  • Optimization of reference design and operation

 

Main results

  • Flexible loads facilitate the integration of renewable energies
  • Sector coupling increases flexibility and efficiency
  • Agent-based decentralized control makes sense
  • Sufficient number of participants required

 

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Testimonials

As residents of Sweden’s largest island, Gotland, we are fighting extra hard with a reliable energy supply and that it should only be powered by renewable energy sources. Here, the collaboration with energenious plays a major role as they help us with detailed case studies for optimizing energy communities on Gotland.

Magnus Jennerholm

Project Manager, Gotland Energy Center