Ashton Hayes Smart Village

Start and end dates: 
January, 2011 to December, 2013
Prevailing Stage of Development: 
Brief description and/or other information regarding the project: 
The objectives of the Smart Village Project are on technical innovation and delivery of information to the community aimed at achieving a sustained reduction in carbon emissions. The scope of the Smart Village Project is: • To facilitate the connection of various micro generation technologies (wind, PV and CHP) and potentially electric vehicle (EV) charging point(s) on the LV network and its 11 kV feeders. • Engagement with the village and community to assist in the reduction and optimisation of total energy consumption to reduce carbon footprint. • To improve the accuracy and granularity of total electricity consumption measurement by installing additional metering on the network at secondary sub station feeder level and at renewable energy source(s) providing measurement of the gross generation embedded within the community. • To introduce innovative and new techniques to introduce DSM capabilities aimed at assisting change in energy use related behaviours within residential homes and public properties.
Project full name: 
Ashton Hayes Smart Village
Countries involved: 
Project Main Application: 
Smart Network Management
Integration of DER
Integration of large scale RES
Aggregation (Demand Response; VPP)
Smart Customer and Smart Home
Electric Vehicles and Vehicle2Grid applications
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