Research

Project SCENe aims to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy systems in housing development. Academics and industry are leading the research and development strategy, which looks to integrate different topics.

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Here, you will find different publications, press releases and documents that informed the development of Project SCENe:

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Optimum community energy storage for renewable energy and demand load management. Parra, D., Norman, S. A., Walker, G. S., & Gillott, M. (2017). Applied Energy, 200, 358-369.

An interdisciplinary review of energy storage for communities: Challenges and perspectives. Parra, D., Swierczynski, M., Stroe, D. I., Norman, S. A., Abdon, A., Worlitschek, J., Patel, M. K. (2017). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 79, 730-749.

Optimum community energy storage system for demand load shifting. Parra, D., Norman, S. A., Walker, G. S., & Gillott, M. (2016). Applied Energy, 174, 130-143.

Are batteries the optimum PV-coupled energy storage for dwellings? Techno-economic comparison with hot water tanks in the UK. Parra, D., Walker, G. S., & Gillott, M. (2016). Energy and Buildings, 116, 614-621.

A concept review of power line communication in building energy management systems for the small to medium sized non-domestic built environment. Whiffen, T. R., Naylor, S., Hill, J., Smith, L., Callan, P. A., Gillott, M., Wood, C. J., Riffat, S. B. (2016). Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 64, 618-633.

Design, Testing and Evaluation of a community hydrogen storage system for end user applications. Parra, D., Gillott, M. & & Walker, G. S. (2016). International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41. 5215-5229.

Optimum community energy storage system for PV energy time-shift. Parra, D., Gillott, M., Norman, S. A., & Walker, G. S. (2015). Applied Energy, 137 (September 2013), 576-587.

Modeling of PV generation, battery and hydrogen storage to investigate the benefits of energy storage for single dwelling. Parra, D., Walker, G. S., & Gillott, M. (2014). Sustainable Cities and Society, 10 (August 2012), 1-10.

Peer Reviewed Published Conference Proceedings

Community Energy Networks in the Making: Project SCENe, Nottingham. Rodrigues, L., Gillott, M., Waldron, J. A., Cameron, L., Tubelo, R., Shipman, R. In: 34th Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference (PLEA 2018). Hong Kong, China.

Community Energy Schemes : The Role of Public Participation and Engagement. Kiamba, L., Rodrigues, L., & Marsh, P. J. (2017). In: 33rd Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference (PLEA 2017). Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Tapping the Potential for Energy Storage in Community Energy Initiatives. Kiamba, L., Rodrigues, L., & Marsh, J. (2017). In: 16th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2017). Bologna, Italy.

The effect of shading , infiltration and ventilation levels on overheating and heating demands in UK residential buildings. Case study: Trent Basin Regeneration. Abdulla, Z., & Rodrigues, L. (2016). In: 32nd Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference (PLEA 2016). California, USA.

The Case for Localised Energy Management to Support Resilient Cities. Rodrigues, L., Marsh, J., Kiamba, L., Gillott, M., & Doherty, T. O. (2016). In: 32nd Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference (PLEA 2016). California, USA.

Sustainable Energy for a Resilient Future: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. Rodrigues, L. (2015). University of Nottingham, Nottingham.

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

A technology platform for monitoring homes within a community energy scheme: design and implementation challenges. Shipman, R. & Gillott, M. (2018). In: 17th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2018). Wuhan, China.

The importance of socio-technical and community energy approaches to sustainability transitions: key concepts and examples. Cameron, L., Rodrigues, L. & Gillott, M. In: 17th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2018). Wuhan, China.

Design and operation of a low-temperature heat networks in the UK. He, M., Tunzi, M., Allison, D., Lomas, K. Svendsen, S.  (2017). In: 3rd International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Magazines

Optimal operation of a multi vector energy system in the UK. Tunzi, M., He, M., Allison, D., Lomas, K., Gillott, M., Rodrigues, L., Bradshaw-Smith, C., Ebbs, N. & Lindup, J. (2017). Hot Cool Magazine: International Magazine on District Heating and Cooling, 4, 13-16.

Press Releases:

UK beacon for community energy switched on by Lord Henley. (2nd June 2018).

Europe’s ‘largest’ shared battery installed in Nottingham. (23rd January 2018).

Nottingham named in UK Smart Cities Index. (24th October 2017).

Nottingham Named Britain’s Smartest City for Energy. (23rd October 2017).

Ground-breaking technology at Trent Basin helps spearhead council’s regeneration plans. (20th September 2017).

Communal energy project aims for UK first. (31st July 2017).

Climate Change Minister in visit to Nottingham. (25th July 2017).

U.K. Opens Power Grid to Batteries in Step to Save $52 Billion. (25th July 2017).

Nottingham leads on new technologies in government’s plan to upgrade the energy system. (25th July 2017).

Nottingham gearing up for next phase of the energy revolution. (24th July 2017).

U.K. Opens Power Grid to Batteries in Step to Save $52 Billion. (24th July 2017).

Europe’s ‘largest’ community battery to be installed in Nottingham. (17th July 2017).

Tesla Powerpack to charge up Europe’s Largest Community, Battery project in Nottingham. (1st July 2017).

Powerpacki Tesli zasilą osiedle w Nottingham w największej współdzielonej instalacji w Europie . (30th June 2017).

Tesla To Supply Grid Storage For Housing Community In Nottingham. (30th June 2017).

Tesla to charge up Nottingham with biggest community battery system in Europe. (29th June 2017).

Europe’s largest community battery to be installed at Nottingham development. (29th June 2017).

Tesla to install Powerpacks at Europe’s largest community battery project. (29th June 2017).

Tesla install to bring Europe’s largest community battery to Nottingham. (29th June 2017).

UK: consortium launched to develop largest community battery project. (29th June 2017).

Consortium to launch unique energy company at £100m Nottingham Scheme. (29th June 2017).

Tesla Inc (TSLA) will install its power packs in Europe. (29th June 2017).

Pioneering Community Energy Pilot Underway at Nottingham Development. (29th June 2017).

Game changer for the energy market as pioneering £100m Nottingham pilot scheme launched. (29th June 2017).

Tesla install to bring Europe’s largest community battery to Nottingham. (29th June 2017).

Hier is de grootste Tesla-batterij te vinden. (29th June 2017).

Trent Basin project could provide low-carbon model for the future. (26th June 2017).

Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development. (23rd June 2017).

Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development. (23rd June 2017).

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