Start and end dates: 
January, 2010 to December, 2012
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Brief description and/or other information regarding the project: 
GAVE is the first project to analyze the effectiveness and the user acceptance of automated demand response in Austria. Private, public and commercial electricity customers in a municipality in Lower Austria are equipped with demand response technology and join a municipality-wide experiment. The project aims to show that effective demand response is possible without compromising the customer comfort.
Project full name: 
Großschönau as virtual energy storage
Countries involved: 
Project Main Application: 
Aggregation (Demand Response; VPP)
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