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Concentrated Solar Power

In the context of the Energy Harbors innovator zone, Tractebel took the lead in the 4-month feasibility study ‘Renewable Heat Generation from Concentrated Solar Power’. Together with its partners...

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Ecowijk La Gantoise

Bopro Sustainable Investments is running the ‘Ecowijk Gantoise Multi-Energy Cooperation’ 6-month feasibility study in the Multi-Energy Solutions innovator zone. It is investigating the feasibility...

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Retail

In the Multi Energy Sources innovator zone, Antea Group is the driving force behind the 5-month feasibility study ‘Enhancing Multi-Energy Distribution in large Retail Development’. The approach...

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SCREAM

‘Smart City Roeselare – Energy Awareness and Monitoring’ is the initial premise of the 4-month feasibility study in the Energy Cloud Platform innovator zone that is being run by Condugo. This...

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SEWER

Renotec, AGT and law firm Schoups have teamed up to investigate the potential of heat recovery and storage in our sewer system. It has huge potential, as the network of existing sewers is very large....

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Battery to Grid

In the context of the Microgrid innovator zone, Riello UPS is running the 6-month feasibility study 'Battery to Grid' on the 'Green Energy Park' in Zellik. Together with partners, they are studying...

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Experimental Operating Room

Lavero Medical is running the 6-month feasibility study 'Experimental OR' on the 'Green Energy Park' in Zellik within the Intelligent Renovation innovator zone. Lavero Medical is focusing on the...

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Green Data Centre

In the Multi Energy Solutions innovator zone, Riello UPS is the driving force behind the 'Green Data Centre' 6-month feasibility study at the 'Green Energy Park' in Zellik. Riello UPS is focusing on...

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CO2-neutral microgrid

‘CO2-neutral microgrid’ is the initial premise of the 6-month feasibility study in the Microgrid innovator zone that is run by SDM Projects on the 'Green Energy Park' in Zellik. SDM Projects is...

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Thermal Grid

'Thermal Grid' is a 6-month feasibility study at the 'Green Energy Park' in Zellik, led by Priva Building Intelligence in the Multi-Energy Solutions innovator zone. Priva is focusing on the...

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Vehicle to Grid

In the Microgrid innovator zone, SDM Projects is the driving force behind the 6-month 'Vehicle to Grid' feasibility study at the 'Green Energy Park' in Zellik. SDM Projects is concentrating on the...

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Connected buildings

Towards total package solutions incorporating innovative energy  measures and services models June coordinated the feasibility study ‘Connected Buildings’ over a six-month period in the...

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De Staak

Towards a sustainable energy supply for industrial sites For eight months, the feasibility study ‘De Staak’ focused on a sustainable energy concept for new SME business sites destined for...

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Energy Cloud Accelerator

In the Energy Cloud Platforms innovator zone, Condugo took it upon themselves to examine the ‘Energy Cloud Accelerator’ (ECA) in a six-month feasibility study. ECA is a central platform on which...

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Floating Photovoltaic Plant 'Sibelco'

‘Floating Photovoltaic Plant Sibelco Dessel’ is a six-month feasibility study submitted by EDF Luminus around the Microgrid innovator zone. The possibilities and potential benefits of floating...

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Integration of a high temperature heat transformer in a thermally optimised company

A ‘High-Temperature Heat Transformer’ was the subject of the six-month feasibility study by Sweco, QPinch and Kuraray – EVAL in the Europe Energy Harbors innovator zone. The business case and...

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Intelligent low-voltage direct current distribution for tertiary and residential buildings

Matthys & Partners took the reins in the six-month iDC feasibility study in the Microgrid innovator zone. The study aimed to define a business case for several products and services for an innovative...

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Multi Energy TERhills

In Multi Energy TERhills (METER), the Multi Energy Sources, Energy Cloud Platforms and Microgrids innovator zones were linked to each other by Enervalis for a four-month feasibility study. The...

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Microgrid Services for Local Energy Communities

ABB is the forerunner of the feasibility study ‘Microgrid Services for Local Energy Communities’. It ran for seven months in the Microgrid innovator zone. On the basis of a concrete project in...

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Smart Multi-Energy District De Nieuwe Dokken

In the Multi Energy Sources  innovator zone, Enervalis was the driving force behind a six-month feasibility study called ‘Smart Multi-Energy District “De Nieuwe Dokken”’. The study aimed...

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Quasi Microgrid for Residential and SME Use

‘Quasi Microgrid for Residential and SME Use’ was a twelve-month feasibility study led by Actility in the Microgrid innovator zone. The potential of configuring and managing quasi-microgrids that...

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Renosmart: making smart choices

Together with Engie (Laborelec), Viessmann and Ugent, Th!nk E has been in the Intelligent Renovation innovator zone working on the ‘Renosmart’ feasibility study. This uses dynamic simulations to...

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​ A smart grid in a smart neighbourhood

‘A smart grid in a smart neighbourhood’ was a three-month feasibility study led by Re-vive in the Microgrid and Energy Cloud Platform innovator zones. The goal of the study was to establish a new...

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SUN-based Smart battery and Hydrogen Integrated Novel Energy concept

In the framework of the Energy Harbors innovator zone, Lampiris, Terranova Solar, Waterstofnet, North Sea Port and UGent have committed themselves to the seven-month feasibility study ‘Sunshine’....

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MicrogridsPlus: Virtual City Power Plants

ABB has put itself behind the ten-month feasibility study ‘MicrogridsPlus – Virtual City Power Plants’ in the Microgrid innovator zone. In the project, the business case will be examined to...

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Innovator zones

To bring innovative and fully-integrated energy products and – services to the international market, Flux50 sets up and coordinates living labs in five ‘innovator zones’. 

What is an innovator zone?