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DR. BEAR: Behavioural and Energy Analysis in Residential Environment

The main goal of DR.BEAR project is to develop a Business Model to harness the potential flexibility coming from load shifting at household level, designing an appropriate customer engagement strategy and incentive scheme to involve them in such programs.
The project will be particularly innovative for the Italian case, as in this country few projects of the kind have been implemented so far; DR.BEAR framework can represent a good starting point for all those companies, including the main external partner Siemens, interested in developing a market for DR in Italy.
The innovation of our solution is in applying a behavioral approach to achieve demand side management, meaning that the focus will be on triggering a behavioral change in residential customers while involving them as active player of DR programs.

Principal Academic Tutor
Francesco Causone, Energy Department, PoliMi

Academic Tutors
Valentina Fabi, DENERG, PoliTo
Marta Bottero, Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche dei Territori, Politecnico di Torino
Marco Mussetta, Dipartimento di Energia, Politecnico di Milano
Marco Domenico Santambrogio, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione, e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano
Stefano Paolo Corgnati, Dipartimento di Energia, Politecnico di Torino

External institution

External tutor
Sara Filipponi – Siemens SpA Divisione Energy Management – Digital Grid

Team members
Kareem Ramzy Abdalraheem Abo Ayanah Desouky, Petroleum Engineering, Politecnico di Torino
Matteo Barsanti, Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
Letizia Garbolino, Architettura Per Il Progetto Sostenibile, Politecnico di Torino
Benedetta Leway, Architettura Costruzione Città, Politecnico di Torino
Muhammad Mansoor, Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
Giulia Realmonte [Team Controller], Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
Rita Zeinoun, Sustainable Architecture And Landscape Design, Politecnico di Milano

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