|CAVERION, member of HOLISDER consortium, reports on completion of second round of Living Lab (LL) workshops in Finland. The participants had their opportunity to know more about HOLISDER emerging business models facilitating the reduction of energy consumption costs, both at the consumer and producer / deliverer side. As the first round of scheduled LL workshops have been completed successfully earlier, the second round takes place now and we are going to complete it in every pilot site until the end of the year 2019.|
The second round of HOLISDER Living Lab workshops was dedicated to the profound presentation of HOLISDER emerging business models. As potentially valuable for different stakeholders, like energy Prosumers but also ESCO’s, Facility Managers, Aggregators or Wholesale Market Operators, 5 different innovative business models proposed in in the project present new approach in the topic of energy trade and consuming. The main objective of the defined concept is to avoid unnecessary energy consumption – and make the time of electricity consumption more effective and less expensive.
CAVERION experts invited about 100 inhabitants of pilot site Väinö Auerin Katu (residential building) as well as representatives of ESCOs, facility managers, energy and sustainability specialists etc. to take part in a joint workshop. As Siiri Lapila, Development Assistant Trainee in CAVERION explains: “We decided to compact two last rounds in one, like we did last time. This combination workshop was held on 22nd of August and proved to be successful. I sent 22 e-mail invitation to representatives of ESCOs, facility managers, energy and sustainability specialists etc. They had a possibility to participate in this workshop via skype business call if they were unable to come to the meeting.”
The detailed evaluation of the workshop in Finland, as well as of the other 2nd round Living Lab workshops performed in Greece, Serbia and UK, will be provided in D7.7 Living Lab Evaluation Report.