The eSESH consortium is coordinated by empirica and led by government authorities and social housing providers. It includes global players in electricity supply, smart metering and home / building automation and international players in building networks and tenant portals. They are working with local consultants and specialists to carry out all steps in the project service implementation process.

Coordination partners:

empirica logo empirica is a research and consulting firm based in Bonn, Germany, with a focus on innovation and research on new applications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their social and economic impact.
USH logo The Union sociale pour l’Habitat is a Federation of 790 social organisations with 4.200.000 rented housings. In collaboration with the French Ministry of Housing, it initiated many programmes of research.
IWU logo The Institute for Housing and Environment (Institut Wohnen und Umwelt GmbH) is a research institution founded by the State of Hesse and the City of Darmstadt. Task of the institute is to research forms of housing and living conditions.
HTC logo Habitat et Territoires Conseil was created in July 2003. Within HTC there are 45 energy specialists who advise social housing companies or carry out studies that are of interest for the members of Union sociale pour l’habitat.

Pilot sites and partners:

Angers (France)

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Catalonia (Spain)

Le Toit Angevin is a French social housing company based in Angers. It was created in 1949 by a group of employers for re-construction.

Effineo SA is a spin-off of the EDF (Electricité de France) Group, an operator of energy-efficiency services in Multi Dwelling Units, mostly in social housings.

Voltalis SA is the leading European operator of demand-response power plants.
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Extremadura (Spain)

The Ministry of Territory and Sustainability of the Government of Catalonia has the responsibility to prepare and execute environmental policies and plans.

The International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) is a cooperative undertaking of the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Gasso Auditores SLP is one of the main national auditing and business consulting firms, established by professionals with extensive experience.
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Frankfurt (Germany)

The Extremadura Regional Government (Junta de Extremadura) is the body that exercises the functions of governance of the region.

The regional Ministry of Development, Housing, Planning and Tourism and the regional Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, Environment and Energy of Extremadura participate in the project.

CIDE Sociedad Cooperativa is the main association of enterprises that distribute, commercialize and produce electric energy in Spain.
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Karlsruhe (Germany)

Nassauische Heimstätte/ Wohnstadt (NH) offers services for living, building and development.

DomData AG Sp. z o.o. has been engaged in activities connected with the benchmarking of running costs for housing companies.

ista Deutschland GmbH is the world's leading company in metering and billing of energy, water and ancillary costs (entire process chain).
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Linz (Austria)

Volkswohnung GmbH is a housing company of the municipality of Karlsruhe.

The key business of Stadtwerke Karlsruhe GmbH is the supply of energy and drinking water for the region of the City of Karlsruhe.
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Moulins (France)

Gemeinnützige Wohnungsgesellschaft der Stadt Linz GmbH is a non-profit organisation providing public housing, owned by the City of Linz.

LINZ STROM GmbH, which is a subsidiary of LINZ AG, is active in the fields of energy production and distribution and telecommunications.

Ubitronix System Solutions GmbH supports utilities in tackling the growing challenges of liberalized energy markets with its Unified IEM approach.
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Solingen (Germany)

Moulins Habitat is a public office of development and building in the town of Moulins. It is active in social housing and development.

Created in 1985, Vizelia is a major software company for maintenance and Real Estate Management using WEB 2.0 solutions.

Real Project Partner Sarl was founded by two ex-Directors of major companies in telecom-munication. RPP is a key industry player for PowerLine Communication.
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North Italy

With a housing stock of approximately 7,300 housing units Spar- und Bauverein Solingen eG is one of the biggest Housing Cooperatives in Germany.

The envi-GmbH Engineer and Consulting Company GmbH is an innovative engineering office from Witten, Germany.
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Westerlo (Belgium)

FINABITA SPA is Legacoop Abitanti’s (National Association of Cooperatives of Inhabitants) national service agency.

Coop Casa SC was founded in 1972 in Brescia as Social Housing Cooperative.

Indacoo (Piacenza74) is a housing cooperative established in1974.

Villaggio dell’Amicizia is a housing cooperative established in 1973.

Greenergy SRL was established in 2008 and active in the field of energetic saving and efficiency to improve quality of the residences.
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Zonnige Kempen was established in 1963 and is the youngest social housing company in Flanders. Zonnige Kempen offers affordable as well as sustainable and energy-efficient social housing to low income tenants

Porta Capena was founded in 2001 as an international team of professionals from Belgium and Poland with vast experience in electronic engineering, databases, web-design, soft- and hardware. Porta Capena co-operates with Zonnige Kempen for all IT-related matters at the Westerlo pilot site.