|Business Model Name||Rewarding surplus energy by creating innovative marketplaces|
|Business Model Description||Plus energy neighborhoods will require new business models that reward surplus energy. For example, community-to-community (C2C) trading is potentially a new, unexplored idea that could become a new business case to obtain a market-based price for surplus energy (in contrast to feed-in tariffs). By introducing trading of surplus energy between communities (or smart neighborhoods), we can create new benefits . This can take advantage of surplus energy that would otherwise be curtailed (or feed-in at a non-market based price) by introducing other players with different load and generation profiles interested on the surplus of a neighborhood. This creates more competitiveness and increase the value of surplus energy in times of high production and low prices.|
|Customer class||All building types|
|Mechanism for response||Aggregator energy system|
|Remuneration or compensation||Better market price for renewable energy surplus at the community/neighborhood level|
|Enabling legislation/regulation||No enabling regulation|
|Business Model Reference||https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7582518|
|Does the Business Model harness any of these technologies?||Distributed Ledger Technology / Blockchain, Machine learning / Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things - IoT / Smart metering|
|Does the Business Model targets any of these asset classes?||Social Housing, Privately Owned, Rental|
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