What is MiniStor?

What does the MiniStor project have to offer?


Minimal size energy storage


Sustainable heating, cooling and electricity


Long-term energy security


Minimise environmental impact


Towards a decarbonised EU building stock


Secure a sustainable energy market


For existing and new residential buildings

An innovative and minimal-size storage solution


Thermal storage throughout the year

For heating, cooling and electricity to increase profitability

Consumers at the heart of MiniStor

A user-friendly tool conceived to increase consumers´ comfort


Reducing Energy Consumption in Buildings

By at least 44% with a return-on-investment period of 6.7 years

about ministor

Minimal Size Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage System for In-Situ Residential Installation

MiniStor is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to offer a sustainable solution to harness the energy efficiency potential of the European building stock


Our Mission

MiniStor aims at designing and producing a novel compact integrated thermal storage system for achieving sustainable heating, cooling and electricity storage


Our Consortium

Eighteen partners across the EU, Switzerland and the UK work together to harness the large potential of new and existing EU buildings providing an innovative solution for all

the MiniStor´ system

MiniStor´ system optimizes the use and management of thermal energy by allowing it to be stored, levelling demand peaks and increasing the use of renewables affected by intermittency such as solar-based heating. The MiniStor system is to be demonstrated and validated in five demonstration sites located in Ireland, France, Greece and Hungary to test its effectiveness at different local climatic conditions.


MiniStor´s feature city: Cork

Corks motto is “Statio Bene Fide Carinis” which translates a

MiniStor coordinator interview

The commitment to the decarbonisation of the building stock and the European leadership in this regard gives hope to demonstrate that the sustainab

MiniStor design questionnaire

Help us evaluate the initial design of MiniStor features and functionalities concerning end-users interaction with our system!

Our Consortium

Eighteen partners across the European Union, Switzerland and the UK work together to harness the large potential of EU buildings to increase its energy efficiency performance by providing a new and innovative solution.