In response to the BD4NRG Open Call, a total of 20 applications were submitted for consideration as recipients of financial support in the frame of BD4NRG project by applicants from 12 different EU and Associated countries. After a first eligibility check, a total of 20 applications were submitted to the full evaluation process, resulting in 8 proposals recommended for funding. 18 BD4NRG Consortium experts/evaluators participated in the evaluation procedure. The successful applicants which are 8 SMEs have started developing innovative services and tools, enabled by the BD4NRG project! The main goal of the SMEs is to implement innovative solutions and prototypes under BD4NRG's three main pillars for Electricity Network Operation (BD4-NET), Distributed Energy Resources (BD4-DER) and Energy Efficiency in buildings (BD4-ENEF).
The four topics of experimentation are:
#1 Efficiency and reliability of electricity networks operation improvement
#2 Optimisation of grid and distributed assets
#3 Energy efficiency investments planning
#4 Cross-Cutting Applications
The total amount funded in the Open Call is 467.634,50 €.