This deliverable is number 1 of 3 in Work Package 4. It documents the framework for project delivery and baseline assumptions for the benefits case to be prepared at the end of the project. To this end it specifically covers :
The Technology Evaluation Criteria to allow the technologies assessed within the project to be compared;
The financial modelling approach and key assumptions for the calculation of the benefits; and
The definition of the existing market and baseline technologies to compare against the proposed optimisation and improvements.