Energy Positive Neighborhoods and Smart Energy Districts: Methods, Tools, and Experiences from the Field, 1st Edition

  • Antonello Monti
  • Dirk Pesch
  • Keith Ellis
  • Pierluigi Mancarella
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  • ISBN-10: 0128103981
  • ISBN-13: 9780128103982
  • DDC: 621.042
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book is an exploration of the advancements in, and challenges of, creating efficient and flexible smart energy districts. It describes the process of adaption and the challenges faced by the decision makers, and also how simulation, optimisation, ICT approaches and business models are combined in a holistic and pragmatic way. It also offers possible business models and a means to quantify them to complete the development process. This book is suitable for students on muti-disciplinary energy engineering courses, energy practitioners, ICT vendors aiming to develop new services to target the building industry, and decision makers aiming to structure an urban renovation program.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
About the Editors.
1: Introduction.
2: Energy Positivity and Flexibility.
3: Description of the Process Needed to Achieve EPN Roadmap.
4: Simulation Tools and Optimization Algorithms for Efficient Energy Management in Neighborhoods.
5: Information and Communication Technology for EPN.
6: Business Cases.
7: Real Life Experience—Demonstration Sites.
8: Barriers, Challenges, and Recommendations Related to Development of Energy Positive Neighborhoods and Smart Energy Districts.