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Here are our published reports on everything related to Project LEO

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    Report:Community of MPANs

    This report introduces the concept of the ‘Community of MPANs’ a way for communities to work collectively at the ‘grid edge – where we use electricity in our homes and businesses – in order to aid the transition to a net zero energy system. The Grid Edge will become the epicentre of the energy system…
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    Report:TRANSITION Progress Report

    Project LEO is working in partnership with the SSEN led TRANSITION project. This is their 2020/21 Annual Progress Report made to OFGEM. With the widespread recognition that the GB electricity network needs to become more flexible, Distributed Network Operators (DNOs) such as SSEN will take an increased role in delivering an efficient, coordinated and economical…
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    Report:Second Annual Synthesis Report

    The Second Annual Synthesis Report brings together what we consider to be the most significant lessons learned while translating ambition into practice during the second year of LEO. In Y2, progress has been made on the organisational, data and connectivity issues that emerged in Y1, with deeper understanding of the processes needed to gain flexibility…
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    Report:Value chain for flexibility providers

    This paper focusses on the value of Flexibility Services that exist in flexibility markets today. It considers the interaction of different Flexibility Services and highlights where revenues can be stacked across different time periods. This information can be used as a foundation to determine a value chain for existing services and as a reference point…
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    Report:ECEEE report – Spatio Temporal Local Area Energy Mapping

    This paper was accepted and presented at the ECEEE conference in June 2021 – one of the leading conferences on energy efficiency. Abstract Community engagement in the planning and delivery of smart local energy initiatives is essential for their long- term success. Spatial and temporal visualisation of local energy flows can be used to engage…
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    Report:ECEEE report – A capability approach to smart local energy systems: aiming for ‘smart and fair’

    This paper was accepted and presented at the ECEEE conference in June 2021 – a leading conference on energy efficiency. Abstract This paper describes early experience of using a conceptual framework of “capabilities” to understand the propensity of actors (households, businesses, flexibility providers) and communities to participate in and benefit from a Smart Local Energy…
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    Report:Data cleaning and processing

    This report will highlight work that has been done on Project LEO’s tools for data cleaning and quality control since the first version of this report was published in March 2020. This update will briefly touch on the goals of these data cleaning and data quality tools, and how they open the access to data…
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    Report:Focused Briefing: Ethical energy systems

    Welcome to our first Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire) Focused Briefing. These briefings take an in depth look into specific activities, outputs and research being generated as part of the demonstrator project. Project LEO is redesigning the energy system at a local level to facilitate the transition to a zero-carbon energy future and is a…
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    Report:Commercial MVS Report March 2021

    The Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) used in project TRANSITION will be provided by LEO partners, who have flexibility in the range of 4kW to 400kW. This Commercial MVS 001 was used to this s of the existing Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) questions for organisations with DERs that have low levels of flexibility. A survey was issued…
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    Report:LEO/TRANSITION Trials Plan 2021

    This document sets out the approach for the next trial periods of Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire). It is intended to act as a reference guide for the delivery of the agreed learning objectives through the trial phases of Project LEO. This plan will enable the LEO partner organisations to understand their respective roles in…
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    Report:Data Collection and Access update

    This report outlines the main processes and standards involved in the collection and management of shared data (and associated metadata) within Project LEO. The content is an update of the 2019 report on the LEO Data Sharing Log where information has been added on current work being done to improve data access and processing. These…
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    Report:MVS A Procedural Learnings

    The minimum viable system (MVS) concept is used within Project LEO as an agile approach to developing and testing new flexibility services, business models and procedures required to operate a local flexibility market. Through the MVS approach, new value can be identified at a small scale before significant investment is committed; it is intended as…
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