Project News


Pilot Workshop at the Innovationszentrum für Elektromobilität und Erneuerbare Energie im Ländlichen Raum in Dörentrup
21 February 2018

An opportunity for participants to get hands on experience with the solution, and also raise any questions they have about the aims and opportunities of the project. Also available as a web conference to the partners in the project

 


AnyPLACE Demos Installed in Homes in Germany and Portugal
January 2018

The live testing of the AnyPLACE solution is in progress, with systems installed and connected for testing. Dörentrup in Germany is the primary test bed.

Now in the final stages of testing, the finished solution and reults of the trial will be presented at a live event on May 16th 2018 in Dörentrup.

 


User Workshop in Dörentrup September 2017
25.09.2017 Innovationszentrum für Elektromobilität und Erneuerbare Energie, Lippe Germany

A chance for the householders to see the user interface and put questions to the technical team.

 


First stage planning meeting

Kick-off Meeting and viewing of the test centre at INESTEC

Technical meetings in Portugal and Germany

Meetings of the Project

Project Kick-off
2-3.02.2015 INESCTEC Porto
The project overview was discussed and the main tasks and challenges for Regulatory and Physical Contexts, Public Engagement and Environmental and Societal Impacts and Public Engagement and Environmental and Societal Impacts. Long-term strategy for dissemination and project management were defined.

1st Consortium Meeting
25-26.06.2015 Joint Research Centre Petten Neterlands
The project achievements of Regulatory and Physical Contexts, Public Engagement and Environmental and Societal Impacts and Public Engagement and Environmental and Societal Impacts were discussed along with the methodology to tackle the AnyPLACE Solution, and identification of high level requirements for AnyPLACE.

1st Technical Meeting
9.11.2015 INESCTEC Porto
The definition of the AnyPLACE solution was discussed from a technical point of view. A strategy for identifying requirements was defined and prototyping solutions were introduced. A more detailed identification of requirements was defined that would allow the recovery of the project delay in the design phase. Preparation of pilot activities were discussed. Dörentrup was the elected city.

Dörentrup Meeting
10.11.2015 Innovationszentrum für Elektromobilität und Erneuerbare Energie, Lippe Germany
The main preparation activities of the pilot were discussed and local visits were performed to understand in the field some of the implications that can potentially be associated with the pilot demonstration to be carried out in the final stages of the project

2nd Consortium Meeting
24-25.02.2016 TU Wien, Automation Systems Group, Vienna, Austria
An overview of the work carried out so far, and the current status of the AnyPLACE Solution. Discussion on the technical implementation of the AnyPLACE Platform and preparation for the pilot in Dörentrup. Also discussed; Management and Control Systems, Communications Systems, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.

2nd Technical Meeting
06-07-04.2016 Innovation Centre, Dörentrup, Lippe, Germany
A meeting to finalise the detailed technical design of the AnyPLACE solution in advance of testing to be carried out by TU Wien, followed by the roll out to the utility and end users in Dörentrup. Specifications and costs of components, software and hardware were introduced both for the prototype and a potential industrialisation of the AnyPLACE platform. The importance of developing an adaptable solution to be applicable to different regulatory contexts was highlighted.

3rd Technical Meeting
06.04.2016 EFACEC, Portugal
Focussing on the final preparations for ther Field Trials, the consortium discussed the preliminary results from the surveys and home visits and engagement with the Utility and the participants. technical discussions covered the installation of electricity submetering, Service Oriented Architecture, how the flow of information works, communication between the different parts of AnyPLACE, Security and Privacy in Communications, the User Interface, and communication technologies . A mockup demonstration of the user interface was presented by Bosch.

May 2016 End User Households for trials in Dörentrup selected
Dörentrup wird Testgebiet für Klimaschutz-Projekt der EU: LZ.de
All Dörentruper households and businesses (3,500 letters) received an invitation from Mayor Friedrich Ehlert, to participate the field trials. 115 premises were surveyed in detail and 15 representative locations selected for the trial.

3rd Consortium Meeting
28 – 29.09.2016 Ostwestfalen-Lippe University, Lemgo, Germany
Update on all work packages and planning for Phase 3.

4th Consortium Meeting
10 – 11.05.2017 Innovationszentrum für Elektromobilität und Erneuerbare Energie, Lippe Germany
Discussing the finishing touches of the prototype devices.

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5th Consortium Meeting
18 – 19.10.2017 Innovationszentrum für Elektromobilität und Erneuerbare Energie, Lippe Germany