Chapter Eight

Barriers, Challenges, and Recommendations Related to Development of Energy Positive Neighborhoods and Smart Energy Districts

N. Good*
E.A. Martínez Ceseña*
P. Mancarella*
A. Monti**
D. Pesch
K.A. Ellis*    The University of Manchester, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Manchester, United Kingdom**    E.ON Energy Research Center, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany    NIMBUS Centre for Embedded Systems Research, Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland    IoT Systems Research Lab, Intel Labs, Intel Corporation, Ireland


This chapter presents an overview of the barriers to smart, demand-side interventions for neighborhoods and districts. Barriers are classified as political/regulatory, economic, ...

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