DIGITAL AGENDA NEWS
SMARCTIC partners are progressing into the pilot development stage

Go Back
The SMARCTIC project embarks on developing pilots as a testbed for new SMART Energy Management Model (SEMM).
19 February 2020 - SMARCTIC  project
Following the project partner meeting held in Derry, Northern Ireland on 23rd January 2020, the SMARCTIC project is progressing into the pilot development stage. The project aims to empower SMART Regions and SMART Energy Communities with implementation of a modular SMART Energy Management Model (SEMM) that adapts the needs of various Northern Periphery & Arctic Areas. The developed SEMM will be applied in the development of six pre-identified pilots that address diverse aspects of SMART energy management. The pilots will be deployed, monitored and analysed in various locations including, Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and the UK.

Pilot implementations are often considered the ‘key outputs’ of funded transnational projects as they present tangible installations with benefits and results that are often immediately felt. In the case of the SMARCTIC project, the role of the deployments is to test the SEMM in real life conditions and evaluate the model’s effectiveness in facilitating increased affordable, reliable and efficient supply and usage of energy within NPA communities.

A key objective of SMARCTIC is to enable communication between energy stakeholders, build awareness, trial new solutions and change energy behaviour. An important component of this phase will be the monitoring and assessment of the solutions under a common transnational methodology. It is envisaged that this will produce quantitative and qualitative information to analyse the performance of the solutions developed. This analytical information will also be used to continuously upgrade and improve the model.

Development and deployment of the pilots will be led by Icelandic partner, Dr. Ragnar Ásmudsson of Varmalausnir (Heat RD), who has experience and expertise in deploying energy solutions to final customers. The pilots will be deployed from July 2020 until June 2022. It is envisaged that knowledge gained from this phase will facilitate further improvement of the SEMM and also pilot implementations in other NPA regions.



Click here to email  Ianire Renobales at ERNACT for further information

Project Logo Project Graphic

Other Stories

Regional Energy Agency: expertise in ICT based platforms integrating multiple public services
03 April 2020
Swedish partners would like to implement a pilot at the school building Ådalsskolan.
more »
  SMARCTIC
SMART Public Lighting in the City of San Sebastian
02 April 2020
Interreg Europe highlights that Fomento San Sebastian is eligible for additional funding that would aid the implementation of one of the region’s Pilot Actions.
more »
  CLEAN
EU Sustainable Energy Week is back for its 15th edition
01 April 2020
Stakeholders promoting energy efficiency will meet in Brussels to learn about successful policies and to meet the EU’s energy and climate goals.
more »
  ERNACT
On the road to more energy efficient school buildings!
31 March 2020
If the proposal is approved, CLEAN French partners will complete the testing of the 50/50 methodology in the Normandy schools.
more »
  CLEAN
CORE ERNACT REGIONS
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrlands
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom