Som Energia was the first energy cooperative established in Spain. The cooperative was founded by 150 citizens in 2010. Today, Som Energia has nearly 82.000 members. and more than nine thousand members invested a total of €26,462,000 in the project. The cooperative is also promoting renewable energy throughout collective purchases of PV panels among their cooperative members.
The Spanish pilot will focus on testing the tools related to the load shifting of in-home devices as well as PV production forecasting, dynamic pricing, user interface and management tools. The Spanish pilot site will have at least 25 prosumers with on-site PV generation and with controllable long lifecycle devices available, such as electrical vehicles.