The 5th annual Sustainable Places international conference on Energy Efficient Buildings (EeB) and smart grids, an official EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) Energy Day, was hosted by Teesside University in Middlesbrough, UK from 28th – 30th June 2017. Sustainable Places 2017 builds a community of stakeholders aimed at ensuring long-term environmental sustainability of ever-growing, densifying urban areas, in a resource-constrained world.

R2M Solution was one of the co-organozers of the event, and also a participant in different activities disseminating some of our European projects:

    1. Poster session

R2M had the opportunity to display several posters of projects in which R2M is involved, giving them visibility. The projects are:


   2. Workshops

R2M, representing the projects INDIGO and MAS2TERING, organized two workshops:

  • MAS2TERING workshop “Business cases and technologies for low-voltage flexibility aggregation with prosumers and local energy communities workshop”: The aim of this workshop was to assess the costs and benefits of the innovations on the grid at large. CO-CHAIRED BY: Thomas Messervey, Juan Espeche, Mario Sisinni, R2M Solution, srl., Marie-France Robbe, CEA – The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, Julien Ardeois, Engie, Marie-France Robbe, Meritxell Vinyals, CEA, Jean-Laurent Hippolyte, Cardiff University, James Sharman, David Mundow, Lorraine Caldwell, Vincenzo Cimini, SMS, Plc.

Thomas Messervey at Mas2tering workshop

  • INDIGO workshop “Future of EU District Heating and Cooling network solutions”: The aim of this networking workshop was first to introduce shortly each project, and second to identify potential cooperation and synergies so as to maximize their research impacts. CO-CHAIRED BY: Andrea Costa, R2M Solution, srl. (INDIGO), Dirk Pietruschka, enisyst GmbH (Flexynets); Martin Buchholz, Technische Universtiät Berlin (H-Disnet); Martin Klepal, CIT – Cork Institute of Technology (E2District); Inés Arias Iglesias, Euroheat & Power (SDHp2m); George Halikias, City University of London (InDeal).

INDIGO workshop