Visit to the Pilot Site in Belgium: Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel and Vrije Universiteit Brussel – VUB

Sustainable Innovation conducted a Pilot Site Visit in June 2022 to perform interviews with the researchers and developers involved. The video interviews will be published on the BD4OPEM website and in social media channels after being edited allowing you to meet some of the key people at VUB within the BD4OPEM project. The pilot site in Belgium is a microgrid within a hospital – UZ Brussel – which needs to be able to function at all times even during a power outage. This is crucial in order to save lives during an on-going operation or just the day-to-day operations of medical staff. Data from the pilot site is used to test the following services developed by VUB within BD4OPEM: (1) grid congestion prediction, (2) predictive maintenance within power grids and (3) asset optimisation of microgrids.