Demand Response in Blocks of Buildings D2.1: Market and Stakeholder Analysis

Federico Noris, Juan Manuel Espeche, Izabella Geapana, Tracey Crosbie, Michael Short, Muneeb Dawood, Richard Charlesworth, Guilaume Bourda, Luc van Summeren, Sylvia Breukers

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This report presents a market and stakeholder analysis for Demand Response (DR) in blocks of buildings (BoB). This encompasses the identification of market size and its trends, the key drivers and the regulations, incentives and legal aspects that set the context in which solutions and services for DR in BoB should enter, specifically in the target countries where will be demonstrated during the DR-BOB project. Additionally, it assesses the roles, expectations and benefits for different relevant stakeholders to understand how to leverage and engage them. The analysis of the current and expected markets and stakeholder requirements and benefits will helpthe consortium to make future decisions for business plans. This document provide critical information to be able to refine product development and define best exploitation strategies for each application and geographical contexts. Therefore, this report provides a first step in developing the business requirements and business models in the DR-BOB project. This market analysis, through a detailed analysis of the target countries, provides the foundations and constraints to define feasible business models (D2.4) for the different demonstration sites. The specific needs, requirements and local features of the specific demos (D2.2) uses this analysis to study the context in which they are situated. The market analysis and the demo sites report are the main inputs to identify the technological requirements (D2.3).

This work is part of the DR BOB Project. The DR-BOB Collaborative Project (Grant Agreement No. 696114) is co-funded by the European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General, under the Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020).
Original languageEnglish
PublisherDr Bob Project Consortium
Number of pages0
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2016

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