In Valencia, Spain, the Second Vice Presidency and the Ministry of Housing and Bioclimatic Architecture are participating in the NRG2peers project, which aims to promote the creation of new generation energy communities. Blockchain technology is planned. This was reported by Solar Ground on August 21st.
The article on this portal stated that the housing sector is expected to play a prominent role in these communities by increasing energy efficiency and integrating a higher percentage of local renewable energies. This gathers guidelines from a package of measures for clean energy.
“The Generalitat is involved through the Valencian Building Institute (IVE), which is a technical partner of the consortium. Another Valencian entity, Distribuidora Eléctrica de Alginet (ADEE), is also a consortium supplier to the Pilot Energy Community consortium This European project, in which partners from five countries of the European Union take part, strives for a global approach at the European level, which takes into account the different stages of development of energy communities on the organizational, institutional, technological, social and social level “, the publication details
“Therefore, There will be technical partners, distributors, universities and pilot communities from the Netherlands, Slovenia, Italy and Spain“They later added.
On the other hand, the article referred to how it will work: “In the three years of life of NRG2peers, maturity indicators for the different types of energy communities, mechanisms for energy exchange between peers and with the electricity market are developed. In addition, the project will develop various functions via a digital platform to optimize energy consumption at the community level, encourage behavioral changes and include transactions using blockchain methodology.“.
Second Vice President and Minister for Housing and Bioclimatic Architecture, Rubén Martínez Dalmau, spoke about NRG2peers and said:
“It is an important milestone in the achievement of several goals of the Hàbitat 20 · 30 plan”.
The aim of this project is to reduce energy consumption in households and to promote final energy consumption from renewable energy sources.
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