Ebbw Vale, Wales 1 CUSP (Computational Urban Sustainability Platform)

The Ebbw Vale pilot (Wales) is located on the floor of a valley to the south of the town of Ebbw Vale and covers an area of approximately 78 hectares and was formerly occupied by a steelworks, which closed in 1982. Demolition and remediation was subsequently undertaken to create sires for residential, commercial, education and leisure developments. The whole of ‘The Works’ site is owned by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council (BGCBC), along with the six buildings/structures forming the Pilot project which are all located at the northern end of the site.

Pilot project are: 1) General Offices, 2) Learning Zone (College), 3) Energy
Centre, 4) Multistory car park – MSCP, 5) School for 11-16 pupils, 6) Leisure Centre.

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Related published papers

  • Li, Y., Rezgui, Y. and Kubicki, S. 2020. An intelligent semantic system for real-time demand response management of a thermal grid. Sustainable Cities and Society 52, article number: 101857, DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2019.101857
  • Jayan, Mr Bejay, et al. 2016. An analytical optimization model for holistic multiobjective district energy management—A case study approach. International Journal of Modeling and Optimization 6.3, 156-165, DOI: 10.7763/IJMO.2016.V6.521

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