NOBEL GRID – New Cost-Efficient Business Models for Flexible Smart Grids

Project name: NOBEL GRID (New Cost-Efficient Business Models for Flexible Smart Grid)

Status: Running

Programme: EU H2020

Call: H2020-LCE-2014-3

Period: 01.01.2015 – 30.06.2018

Total project cost: EUR 13,864,941.25

Project coordinator: ETRA I+D (ES)

Technological manager: Dr. M. Sanduleac, ECRO

Partners: 21 from 11 countries (ES, DE, AT, IT, BE, SE, GR, RO: ECRO, UK, NL, PT)

Project short description:

NOBEL GRID will develop, deploy and evaluate advanced tools and ICT services for energy DSOs cooperatives and medium-size retailers, enabling active consumers involvement –i.e. new demand response schemas – and flexibility of the market – i.e. new business models for aggregators and ESCOs. Through the dual-use of telecommunication networks, and validating the integration of renewable generation presence and demand response systems, NOBEL GRID will offer advanced services to all actors in the retail markets of the electricity system in order to ensure that all consumers will benefit from cheaper prices, more secure and stable grids and low carbon electricity supply.


  • Advanced Smart Metering solutions with the Unbundled Smart Meter
  • Network services and VPP (Virtual Power Plant) Aggregation with the Unbundled Smart Meter
  • Flexible Market Enabler Framework for ESCOs (Energy Services Companies) and Aggregators
  • Energy Broker and Information Apps for domestic and industrial users.

Read more about NOBEL GRID in the project’s site.

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