TEMSA is one of the world’s leading bus and midibus manufacturer with offices across the world. For replication of REEFLEX solutions, TEMSA will provide their installations located in their Adana plant in Turkey. This R&D centre covers a total area of 9,500 m2 and counts with a 4,500 m2 office building used by over 175 employees daily. An installation of PV system with a total power of 860 kW is already scheduled by the company in parallel to the execution REEFLEX project. Thanks to the REEFLEX platform, the developed innovations will be tested in a different scenario such as the Turkish grid, connecting to their existing management system and optimising their operation at local level. The PV system and the EV charging stations will be used as the main flexibility assets, while other consumptions will be tracked using sensors and concentrators to optimise the energy demands of other devices installed such as HVAC.
Holbæk Municipality is a local government situated 60 km west of Copenhagen, in Zealand. Holbæk Municipality covers 578 square kilometers, has 72,000 inhabitants, and employs 4,500 persons. This replicator will involve between 10,000 and 15,000 consumers. These are mostly private consumers, owners of electric cars and Holbæk Municipality’s own electric cars. It aims to establish approximately 150 charging stations in Holbæk Municipality area and all necessary activities will be carried out to have the electricity grid installed, started, and put in operation. The internal unit “Green Transition and Sustainability” of Holbæk Municipality will be responsible for the coordination of this REEFLEX site and will internally act in a close cooperation with citizens, utilities, and associations for this replicator. The Municipality will await the 4 lighthouse demos in the project, and which must be reconciled with the planned roll-out of charging stations in Holbæk Municipality.
Living Energy consists of a network of living-buildings, which are equipped with meters and sensors, connected to a cloud-based digital platform, in which a variety of building types, energy sources, load profiles and occupancy are collected from these living-buildings. Moreover, the living-buildings are monitored and with the user engagement it is possible to better understand how people use energy and their preferences in real-life.