RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Smart Energy

enera

Smart Energy Data and Service Platform

Funded by

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Description

Aims to design an energy system that will implement smart software and storage technologies so that the pilot region in northwestern Germany will be able to run entirely on locally produced energy in the future. Innovation in the energy system infrastructure will enable the technical and digital synergy of the grid, market and data.

Partners 75 partners, among them:
  • EWE AG
  • BTC AG
  • SAP SE
  • Siemens AG
Duration

January 2017 to December 2020

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eSafeNet

Energy-Efficient and Secure Communication Network

for the Internet of Energy

Funded by

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Descripition

Designs and implements an innovative communication approach with information technology for the Internet of Energy. Security and reliability are the focus of the communication infrastructure, which has to be developed.

Partners
  • Ericsson GmbH
  • Kalinowski Consulting GmbH
  • QSC AG
  • RWTH Aachen: E.ON Energy Research Center
  • Solit Systems GmbH
  • Stadtwerke Mainz AG
Duration

May 2016 to October 2018

PHI-Factory

Flexible Electronic Plant Networking

Funded by

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Descripition

Develops solutions for a flexible energetic load management in industrial enterprises. This should enable companies to adjust their energy consumption to the volatile power markets.

Partners
  • Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Adam Opel AG
  • Bosch Rexroth AG
  • Entega GmbH
  • MPDV Mikrolab GmbH
  • Ökotec GmbH
Duration

December 2016 to November 2019

SynErgie

System-Optimizing Grid and Energy Management for

the Distribution Networks of the Future

Funded

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Description

Aims to create new ways of optimizing the reactive energy balance of distribution networks. SynErgie will demonstrate how energy-intensive production processes can be adjusted to a volatile energy supply.

Partners

The consortium consists of 98 partners from research, industry, and civil society.

Duration

September 2016 to August 2019

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