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smart energy essentially comprises

  • data driven energy supply/usage
    • coupling sectors
    • allowing negotiated transactions between market participants
    • using predictive control
  • optimising thermodynamics, increasing efficiency by adapting
    • thermodynamic processes
    • temperature levels
  • increasing usage of renewable energy and waste heat through improved planning quality for energy systems
    • introducing modelling at the planning phase using real world data
    • exploiting virtual storage
    • adapting demand


Digital Building Twins

Data acquired as input data for calculating energy performance of buildings in the mandatory Energy Performance Certificate EPC-schemes according to 2010/31/EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive is a valuable source - both for model-based and sector spanning planning of future SES and for model predictive grid/network control on a local/regional level. EPC4SES is a project taking the diverging landscape of EPC in Europe, adding utility to EPC and thus introducing a new way for convergence and improvement of EPC quality. The project will co-develop applications with stakeholders, whilst securing privacy by design pairing building data. The best-ranked model-based prediction applications will be implemented as research prototypes using real data from the three pilot regions Andalucía, Berlin and Salzburg/Vienna, to quantify impacts and effort when erecting virtual (digital) twins of building pairs or quarters. All results and new ideas for supporting decarbonisation via virtual storage and interoperable smart energy systems will be fed back into the ERANET scientific community.
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Project Partners:
Cleopa GmbHSalzburg Universtity of Applied ScienceSEnerConWellness Telecom Western Norway Research Institute
Funding Program:
This ERA-NET RegSys project co-financed within the EU H2020 programme and the research, technology and innovation funding programme of the Republic of Austria, Ministry for Climate Action. The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) has been authorised for the programme management on behalf of the Austrian partners.