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The OrPHEuS project

OPtimising Hybrid Energy grids for smart citieS

OBJECTIVES and prosperity of cities. Stability SkellefteƄ in Sweden and in the
The OrPHEuS project elaborates and efficiency across multi City of Ulm in Germany. The
hybrid energy network control domain energy grids are crucial. operational focus of the project
strategies for smart cities Although multi-dimensial is the cross-domain coupling of
implementing novel cooperative synergies are increasingly energy infrastructures in order
local grid and inter grid control apparent, they neither have been to increase energy efficiency
strategies for the optimal comprehensively investigated through energy transformation
interactions between multiple so far. The control strategies and grid coupling. With respect to
energy grids. to be implemented within the the hybrid energy characteristics,
OrPHEuS project will provide both demonstration sites are
The OrPHEuS project aims at a relevant contribution for a quite distinct. At the Sweden
optimising the synergies between sustainable energy growth in our demonstration site, the reduction
multiple energy grids by enabling communities. of vertical production (driven
simultaneous optimization for unsustainable with fossil fuel) is in
individual response requirements, IMPLEMENTATION the centre of the targeted control
energy efficiencies and energy The project investigates the strategies.
savings. The global demand for implementation of the control
energy will challenge energy strategies on specific use cases Looking on the specifics of the
supply directly impacting the scenario in two demonstration Ulm testing site, the major issue
productivity for future growth sites located in the City of is the balancing of the high

Source: WIP
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