MAESHA will make available several deliverables that will be published during the project activities by partners. This page lists the deliverables that will be published in each work package. To learn more about a deliverable, click on it!
Only public deliverables are accessible for download.

WP1: Study case and requirements, system architecture

D1.1 Use-cases, Requirements and KPIs definition

This document presents the five use cases to implement in MAESHA and to demonstrate in Mayotte in order to decarbonise the energy systems of geographical islands, as well as the methodology followed to define them. Each use case is described using the IEC 62559-2 template. The document also details the resulting requirements as well as, for each use case, the specific Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to be monitored during the project to assess the technical and economic performances of the demonstrated solution.

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D1.2 System architecture definition

This document presents the system architecture of the MAESHA solution. A generic architecture of the solution as well as specific architectures for each of the five use cases are described, using the Smart Grid Architecture Model defined by CEN, CENELEC and ETSI. The document also presents the methodology used to design those architectures.

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D1.3 Detailed energy database for Mayotte
The Deliverable 1.3 includes the detailed energy database of Mayotte and comprises three parts – the detailed energy database for Mayotte including energy and economy data, a library containing the most recent policy and technical documents of Mayotte’s energy sector and an accompanying document describing the data collection process, the data categories, the data sources as well as the structure of the database. The detailed energy database for Mayotte will serve as input for the modeling tools and solutions developed within Work packages 2 and 4, namely real-time, short-term and long-term energy system models.

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D1.4 Interoperability-by design framework

Definition of the “interoperability-by-design” framework that will ensure the interoperability of the demonstrated solution. It will include a state-of-the-art of the relevant standards, an analysis of the system architecture, the definition of interoperability test requirements and the specification of interfaces.

WP2: Modelling of energy systems and performance forecasting

D2.1 Report on the architecture of energy system modelling tool

The Deliverable 2.1 of MAESHA contains the architecture of the energy-economy system modelling tool for medium- and long-term energy planning of the demonstration island of Mayotte. It describes the structure, the features, the modelling concepts, the regional and sectoral coverage, as well as the methodologies encapsulated in the model, capturing specificities of energy systems in islands as well as simulating different energy and flexibility market designs, policies and business models. The modelling tool will also be applied in MAESHA follower islands.

D2.2 Island-scale energy-economy modelling software available

The final output of the deliverable is the development of the holistic energy-economy systems modelling software that integrates the various modelling components into a comprehensive energy-economy island-scale model (E3-ISL). The modelling tool will be fully linked with the consolidated energy database (WP1) and will be calibrated and finetuned for Mayotte.

D2.3 Long-term energy assessments for islands

The report will include a detailed assessment for the Mayotte energy system development integrating model-based quantitative analysis and ensuring the active participation of local stakeholders. Through detailed scenario development with the E3-ISL model, the deliverable includes a synthesis of quantitative model-based projections to develop the medium and long-term energy and economic assessment of Mayotte assessing the impacts of energy transitions and exploring barriers and opportunities arising from the uptake of clean energy options.

D2.4 Advanced forecasting models of energy supply and demand

The final output of the deliverable will be a set of forecasting algorithms (both at prosumer and LV/MV feeder levels) and a report of their performances, including their sensitivity on exogenous data and potentially missing inputs. Various advanced non-parametric algorithms (e.g. an experimental multivariate gradient boosted tree regressor, quantile regression forest, XGBoost, LightGBM, CatBoost, deep Neural Networks) will be benchmarked with simpler state of the art predictors (detrended exponential smoothing, SARIMAX, etc.). Furthermore, if available, local ground measurements will be used to calibrate numerical weather predictions; the impact of this calibration will be assessed on the best performing model and reported in the deliverable.

D2.5 Modelling tools for real-time operation of the island’s grids

Modelling tools will be delivered that allow to simulate the real-time operation and balancing of islands‘ grids in respect to their specific market structure to depicture short-term forecasting of energy supply and demand and effects of rapid changes in supply and demand on the power grid. The tools will provide scenarios of different production units, both fossil and RES as well as different demand profiles (residential, industrial, commercial).

WP3: User-centred approach for Local Energy Communities

D3.1 Baseline community, market and ecosystem assessment
Through a mixed-methods approach with a combination of qualitative and quantitative assessment tools as well as a review of existing databases, an overview of the community’s knowledge and attitudes towards various energy sources, usage and reliance on energy, consumption habits as well as market and ecosystem determinants will be presented.

D3.2 Community activation and involvement monitoring report

Community members included in the process of the energy transition will be local authorities, local industry representatives, members of the educational institutions, representatives of civil society organisations and average community members themselves. Multi-sectoral coordination among all actors will be the role of a transitional board.

D3.3 Impact assessment and outline of best transition pathways

This report will describe the impact of the energy transition on target region and local population in Mayotte along nine impact category groups based on thematic priorities of the Sustainable Development Goals and reveal most suitable transition pathways. The findings are abstracted to generate a second output report, in which generally valid optimal transition pathways for various contexts and corresponding restrictions are formulated.

WP4: Energy markets for geographical islands and associated tailored business models

D4.1 Report detailing the energy market framework and specific product design details

Report detailing the energy and flexibility market framework and product design details, specifically tailored towards geographical islands and taking their specific context into account. Different aspects of the energy and flexibility market design will be covered such as the energy trading principles, interaction schemes, remuneration principles, etc.

D4.2 Review and definition of innovative business models under consideration of the governance framework

Hive Power will explore innovative business models and tariffs schemes for local energy markets, incentivizing the use of RE production. The deliverable will be a report divided in two parts: an extensive literature research on innovative tariffs schemes from recent or ongoing research projects, and a critical selection of the best models to be tested.

D4.3 Costs and benefits of the energy transition for different local actors and under consideration of macro-economic effects

This report will describe the economic impacts of the islands‘ energy transition. The impact will be specified on three sequential layers, being the energy system level, stakeholder level and overall economy, which are assessed by energy system modelling, actor-suited cash flow analysis and net impact assessment respectively.

WP5: Energy Management Systems to enhance the grid flexibility

D5.1 Virtual Power Plant for flexibility services by RES on islands

Virtual Power Plant for flexibility services by renewable energy sources (RES) such as PV production for islands will be proofed by a prototype. The deliverable will include the assessment of the developed market design specifically for RES.

D5.2 Report on solutions to provide virtual inertia to islands’ grids

Report on solutions to provide virtual inertia to islands’ grids, establishing the island’s future and current needs in specialized equipment in order to accept a great amount of renewable power without sensibly affecting the grid’s quality.

D5.3 Report on the assets, tools and incentives for residential DR

Report on the assets, tools and incentives for residential demand response possibilities on geographical islands. The report details the outcomes of technology development for residential DR flexibility on islands. the report includes an assessment of the developed market design specifically looking from the perspective of residential demand response.

D5.4 Tools for decentralized energy management within LEC

In this deliverable, TECSOL will provide tools for decentralized energy management within Local Energy Communities. This will include blockchain solution to certificate transactions and material to communicate smart meters information to virtual power plant for flexibility services.

D5.5 Report on the assets, tools and incentives for industrial DR

This deliverable will comprise: a) results of market research and surveys with potential industrial customers; b) results of flexibility audits with industrial flexibility assets’ operational and business constraints. Furthermore, the report will describe: c) the installation of hardware at industrial sites; d) communication solution for continuous, reliable and secure data exchange between industrial customers and DR system; e) training workshops for industrial customers’ employees involved in DR activation processes.

WP6: Additional flexibility through networks synergies improvement and storage

D6.1 Complete system for EV charging points and V2G designed

Complete system for EV charging points and V2G designed Electrification of private and public transport can not only contribute to decarbonise geographical islands transport sector, but also provide the electric grid with an additional flexibility resource. This task will provide for the design and integration of 2 complimentary EV charging solutions. 1) Semi-rapid PV Charging Points (CPs) with integrated PV systems (see T6.2) providing canopies for parked EVs to be deployed at public building facilities, public parking zones, transport hubs for last-mile delivery and other commercial premises 2) Slow streetlight-integrated CPs drawing electricity from the lighting power supply (with separate cabling) to be deployed at in residential and commercial areas BOVLABS and CREARA will jointly develop the CPs prototypes, integrating the CPs’ HW and SW solutions. CREARA will develop the CPs cases’ industrial design, build them and integrate the chargers HW, while BOVLABS will develop and deploy a back-office system that connects with electric vehicle chargers and enables remote management of charging stations The back-office will communicate with Bovlabs cloud-based “smart-charging” platform which makes it possible to optimize Electric Vehicles charging sessions according to local energy conditions such as energy consumption and production, as defined in the energy and flexibility market framework (T4.1). The smart charging solution developed in this project will be used on both types of chargers, smart chargers and bidirectional chargers, enabling Vehicle to Grid (V2G).

D6.2 Report detailing hybridization of PV plant and EV charging point and/or cooling/cold production

Report detailing hybridization of PV plant and EV charging point and/or cooling/cold production. In this report, TECSOL will detail hybridation of PV plant and EV charging point it will also detail synergies between PV plant and cooling/cold production. This deliverable will include descriptions of systems, technical solutions and synergy results, regulatory framework aspects, possible business models, case study.

D6.3 Technical specifications and requirements for BESS

Report on the technical specifications and requirements for the Battery Energy Storage System, including: electrical grid necessities, grid code compliance, sizing of the BES system in terms of power and energy capacity, number of cycles for BESS, O&M plan, land needs, risk assessment, BESS replacement plan and price (CAPEX, OPEX, LCoE) estimation.

D6.4 Technical specifications and requirements for Electrolyzer and Hydrogen electric generation systems

Report on the technical specifications and requirements for the Electrolyzer and Hydrogen electric generation systems, including: electrical grid necessities, grid code compliance, sizing of the system in terms of power and energy capacity, number of cycles for electrolyzer and fuel cell, O&M plan for electrolyzer and fuel cell, land needs, risk assessment, system replacement plan, and price (CAPEX, OPEX, LCoE) estimation.

WP7: Communication and control Platform development

D7.1 Flexibility management and trading platform

Flexibility management and trading platform is a software system that enables island’s DSO to aggregate electric flexibility from different specific flexibility aggregation sub-systems (e.g. Demand Response, RES, BESS, etc.), and combine them to provide ancillary services. This deliverable, type DEM, will be accompanied with report, describing the pilot/demonstration.

D7.2 Global communication toolbox

Global communication toolbox for connection to local devices and systems will enable specific data to be exchanged between local devices, different flexibility aggregation systems and flexibility management and trading platform. This deliverable, type DEM, will be accompanied with report, describing the pilot/demonstration.

D7.3 Security and privacy protection action plan and results

This deliverable will describe security and privacy data protection action plan for smart grid cyber-security, based on coordinated security and privacy-by-design practice. Furthermore, it will outline the results of applying this plan to the MAESHA project pilot/demonstration.

WP8: Systems integration and validation

D8.1 Integration and complementarity analysis report

This report will be a techno-economic analysis allowing to assess the competitiveness of an integrated system featuring all MAESHA solutions developed in WP5 and WP6 against the current practice in MAYOTTE, also providing a starting point for the business analysis of its implementation in the follower islands.

D8.2 Validation testing report

This deliverable will be a report detailing the stand-alone validation testing of each individual component of the MAESHA HW and SW architecture, establishing the starting point in order to proceed to the interoperability test phase.

D8.3 Interoperability test procedures and test results

This deliverable will report the definition of the interoperability test procedures necessary to fulfil the requirements defined in WP1 and illustrate the results of the interoperability tests.

D8.4 Integrated System

Report to ensure efficient communication and coordination between solution providers and demo case managers, responsible for installations. The main goal of this report is to explain the transformation from generic integrated solution to specific demonstration instances at demo sites.

D8.5 Overall Integration Validation & Assessment Report

This deliverable will be a report defining all relevant technical indicators (e.g. security of supply level, self-consumption level, RES Share, etc.), their calculation and the methodology for data acquisition, and outlining the Integration & validation test results and the expected levels of indicators in the real life demonstration (WP9).

WP9: Demonstration on Mayotte

D9.1 Evaluation of the environmental impact of each solution through LCA analysis

This report will describe the impact of the material and energy flows within the energy system along the life cycle of the deployed components and consumed fuels. The report will consider different energy system scenarios to point out environmental hotspots and potential ecological improvements.

D9.2 Report on solution deployment

This report consists in the deployment of the different solutions elaborated on the electric system of Mayotte. It will concern both hardware and software tools. After that the exploitation of the solutions will begin.

D9.3 Data sets of demonstration solutions

This report consists in identifying and analysing all the appropriate data that will be collected and handled during the exploitation of the system implemented. EDM will collect the data and the supporting partners will analyse them in order to evaluate the KPIs.

D9.4 Performance analysis and optimisation recommendations

This report will consist in evaluating if the implemented solution is responding to the objectives. The evaluation will allow to analyse the results with the KPIs defined in the beginning of the project. Then, for all the non-reached KPIs, the task will establish an action plan in order to improve the solution or its use.

WP10: Replicability study for follower islands and expansion to more islands

D10.1 Energy profiling of the follower islands’ case studies and replicability scenarios construction

This deliverable will gather energy system data and information to develop a comprehensive energy profiling for the follower islands in collaboration with local partners. Island fact sheets will be created including information for the energy and economic system in the follower islands building on data templates and data processing routines developed for Mayotte.

D10.2 Development of long-term assessment of the islands’ energy systems

Report on developing medium and long-term assessments of the energy systems in follower islands using the E3-ISL model calibrated and fine-tuned for the specific islands. Through the development of alternative forward-looking scenarios, the deliverable will synthetize model-based scenario projections with the local experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for clean energy transition in the medium and long-term in the follower islands.

D10.3 Scalability and Replicability Analysis

Report on scalability and replicability analysis of the demonstrated use-cases and non-technical boundary conditions of the demonstrated solution, including the definition of relevant scalability and replicability scenarios and the simulation results.

D10.4 Policy framework guide and report on regulatory aspects and business models

Based on regulatory and policy framework analysis, observations of market structure and effective business models as well as social impact of energy transition on the local population, this report will deliver generalized recommendations on regulatory, policy and business aspects of island´s energy transition with special focus on the deployed flexibility solution.

D10.5 Community approach replication guide

A replication guide for the community-based approach in energy transition project is produced. This supports the application of the approach in new contexts and islands, depicting fixed and variable parameters and pointing out lessons learned in Mayotte.

D10.6 User manual for wide replication to European islands

A user manual for replication of clean energy transition strategies on European islands is developed in D10.6. This manual consists of energy profiling of the islands, medium and long-term energy assessments, general guidelines to define transition strategies under varying geographical and socio-economic contexts and methodologies to help the islands to design and monitor cost-effective and socially acceptable energy transition plans.

WP11: Communication, dissemination & exploitation of the results

D11.1 Communication and dissemination plan

Elaboration of a strategy that includes the definition of specific target groups, the appropriate medium to disseminate to these groups, the final goal of the dissemination activities, the timeline of dissemination, etc.

D11.2 Project website in English

Website with specific sections that will all be available in English.

D11.3 Exploitation plan

Summary of the development of the business models for the sustainable energy solutions of the project.

D11.4 IPR report

All new innovations in the project will be assessed as possible in terms of IPR to see if special protections are needed. A dedicated report of all IPR used and/or developed in the project will be delivered at the end of the project to ensure proper implementation and maintenance of the legal aspects of the partnership as described in the Consortium Agreement.

D11.5 Contribution to the WG of BRIDGE for cooperation between Smart Grids projects – mid-term report

Mid-term contribution of GIFT to the BRIDGE initiative by sharing specific issues and learnings related to the energy systems in geographical islands.

D11.6 Report on networking activities

Summary of all the networking activities done during the project.

WP12: Project Management

D12.1 Data Management Plan
The Data Management Plan presents the data management lifecycle for the data to be collected, processed and/or generated throughout the MAESHA project.
As part of making research data findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable (FAIR), the deliverable includes information on:
• The handling of research data during and after the end of the project
• What kind of data will be collected, processed and/or generated
• Which methodology and standards will be applied
• Whether data will be shared/made open access
• How data will be curated and preserved (including after the end of the project)
D12.2 Tools for management and information flow

It will contain, at least, a contact list, an accurate calendar view, a space for document sharing and the option to download templates, guidelines, dissemination and communication tools, the reference documents (Consortium Agreement, Grant Agreement, etc), timesheet templates, and a set of indicators to follow the project progresses.

D12.3 Quality plan

Detailed project work plan creating the necessary structure for a successful project management and monitoring.

D12.4 Project performance report 1

Report on the advancement state of the project at M18 and in particular the realisation of the initial objectives.

D12.5 Project performance report 2

Report on the advancement state of the project at M30 and in particular the realisation of the initial objectives.

D12.6 Project performance report 3

Report on the advancement state of the project at M48 and in particular the realisation of the initial objectives.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 957843 (MAESHA). This output reflects only the author’s view and the European Union cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

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