Project details



Smart energy services to solve the SPlit INcentive problem in the commercial rented sector

Start date: 01.09.2021

Duration: 36 months

Coordinator: International Energy Research Centre (IERC)

Budget: 2 M€


SmartSPIN aims at developing a new business model to improve the energy efficiency and flexibility in commercial rented sector. The new business solutions are expected to benefit all parties involved and allow both owners and tenants to profit from the cost, energy efficiency improvements and flexibility services in a more transparent way. For a three-years-period, the project will demonstrate, test, validate and implement the smart energy solutions in three European pilot sites situated in Spain, Greece and Ireland.

Furthermore, the novel SmartSPIN business model integrates the latest advanced smart energy services concepts and technologies available on the market along with other non-energy services. Combined with advanced measurement and verification concepts for data analytics from smart equipment and a new contractual approach that fairly splits the benefits between all stakeholders, SmartSPIN build trust between the parties and pave the way for a greater uptake of smart energy services in the commercial rented sector.

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Contact person: Luciano De Tommasi
Address: International Energy Research Centre (IERC), Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings, Dyke Parade, Cork, T12 R5CP Ireland
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