COPOWER

Community-based Virtual Power Plant (cVPP).

We are COPOWER!

The COPOWER project aims to develop a community-based Virtual Power Plant (cVPP) and a viable business model to support it in 5 communities of Finland, Iceland, Ireland and Faroe Islands.

What is a Virtual Power Plant?

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18.06.2024

Distributed Energy Resources pilot implementation and integration commences

Partners discussed topics such as storage and battery size, datasets for predictive algorithms, and the differences between cVPP and smart grids.

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10.06.2024

Green energy from Jokilaaksot and nearby municipalities

Europe is undergoing an energy transition, and actions are needed. We need clean energy, produced sustainably and efficiently. In the short term, we have few alternatives for transition.

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13.05.2024

Assessment of technology solutions confirms viability for cVPP model

Partners conduct an assessment of technology providers to identify key players in the field.

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07.05.2024

Potential Software and Hardware Technologies for Virtual Power Plants

The COPOWER partnership assesses technology, tools, data and security resources in the participating partner regions.

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29.04.2024

Energy generation and demand differences in North Europe

What are local energy generation, demand response and distributed energy resource assets available in each partner region?

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28.02.2024

What is a Virtual Power Plant?

COPOWER project Icelandic partner Rúnar Unnþórsson explains the structure of a VPP and the role of the community to empower local energy management.

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31.01.2024

"Raising awareness among citizens is a key problem in decision making"

COPOWER partners in Centria University of Applied Sciences involve students in the project.

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15.12.2023

COPOWER partners progress on the co-design of the Virtual Power Plant

Technical details, software platform requirements, mapping of local distributed energy resources, tools, data and security.

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16.11.2023

COPOWER partners draw inspiration from Derry's successful Virtual Power Plant model

Derry City and Strabane District Council demonstrate an effective approach for optimizing energy usage, sharing their successful model with COPOWER partners.

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26.06.2023

Transnational cooperation to exploit information technologies and link small energy systems

The COPOWER project partners start co-designing a community-based Virtual Power Plant model.

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