SONDER – Proposal in the ERA-NET Smart Energy Systems

Project duration: From date: 01.09.2019 To date: 31.08.2022 Partners: PowerSolution Energieberatung GmbH Technologieplattform Smart Grids Austria Allmobil GmbH Local and regional energy systems are expected to become important partners for distribution system operators, and significant contributors to energy system stability. There are no control strategies for communities to manage distributed… Details

Smart Web Grid

Partner: TU Wien – Institut für Computertechnik (ICT) TU Wien – Institut für Elektrische Anlagen und Energiewirtschaft (EEG) TU Wien – Institut für Rechnergestützte Automation (AUTO) Österreichisches Forschungs- und Prüfzentrum Arsenal GesmbH Austrian Institute of Technology –  Energy Department (AIT) Center for Usability Research & Engineering (CURE) Salzburg Wohnbau GmbH… Details

INGE – Intelligente Kreuzung im Spannungsfeld Energieeffizienz und Verkehrssicherheit

Partners: TU Wien, Swarco Futurit, Energy Changes, Nast consulting Project duration: From:  05/2016 Until: 04/2018 The main infrastructural parts of urban intersections are road marks, traffic lights and lighting.Signaling – with the exception of metal signs – is always realized as intelligent systems. In case of lighting systems a trend for… Details

cFlex – Community Flexibility in Regional Local Energy Systems

Partner: TU Wien – Institut für Computertechnik Zentrum für Integrierte Sensor Systeme, Donau-Universität Krems SOLAVOLTA Energie- und Umwelttechnik GmbH PowerSolution Energieberatung GmbH Spotty Smart Energy Partner GmbH Sonnenplatz Großschönau GmbH Guh GmbH Associated partner: E-Control Project dates: From: 09/2019 To: 02/2022 The structural change from hierarchical energy supply networks with centrally controlled… Details

SAVE – Self-monitoring based process Adaptation for quality assurance in heterogeneous VErsatile manufacturing

Partners: TU Wien, Institute for Computer Technology (ICT), nxtControl GmbH (NXT), Anstalt für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen List (AVL) Volume: 902.374 EUR Project Begin: 1.3.2018 Project End: 30.9.2020 In the context of Industry 4.0, constantly evolving production systems generate the need for a highly adaptive and autonomous automation system with lean maintenance, minimum downtime, maximum reliability,… Details

Safe Wien

Project start: 1.11.2017 End of the project: 31.12.2019 Lead manager: Mission Embedded GmbH Promotion: WAW (Vienna Business Agency) Funding program: Call Pro Industry 2017 Project title: SafeWIEN – Safe WIrelesse Enhanced Nodes The SafeWIEN – Safe Wireless Enhanced Node project aims to develop a platform concept for a “Safe Wireless… Details


IRON optimize price and resource information

In this project, the dynamic optimization of the resource “Electric Energy” in  an automated distributed grid Austria is explored. Details

NTP SG Austria

NTP SG Austria – National Technology Plattform Smart Grids

There are many existing opportunities for the Austrian industry in the area of Smart Grids (e.g. for component development, software systems, steering tools). To use these opportunities, a “National Technology Platform – Smart Grids Austria” was founded in May 2008 through national industry, network operators, and research stakeholders. The “National… Details

News-based simulation of electrical load flows

In this project, the focus is on the implementation of a message-based load flow analysis method based on a forward / backward step method. Details

Solar Cooling Opt

Solar Cooling Opt – Primary energy optimization of solar cooling systems with efficient system engineering and innovative control strategies

Solar thermal cooling devices are only useful when they need significantly less electrical (auxiliary) energy than conventional compression chillers. Unfortunately, this is not the case in most systems that are already designed. Therefore, the aim of this project is to reduce the primary energy consumption of solar thermal cooling systems… Details

Vehicle to Grid

V2G – Creation of a conversion plan for vehicle to grid interface development

The project will develop concepts for interaction portals (visualization and user interface) for electric automotive customers in the Smart Grids model region of Salzburg, evaluate requirements  and provide a cost/benefit analysis of a future vehicle to grid implementation in the form of a feasibility study. A plan for the implementation… Details

Ausgleich des Energieverbrauchs mit Gebäuden

BED – Balancing Energy Demands with Buildings

This project addresses the prime question regarding to what extend the load profiles can be smoothed (peak shaving) and controlled by means of new control strategies in the thermal and thus the electrical operation of functional buildings. Details

Frequency-reactive load management in electrical networks

In this work a new model for the behavior of distributed energy storage in management of load processes is derived. The model is based on case studies and measurements of electrical loads in which slow thermal processes occur. Details

Smart Synergy

SmartSynergy – Synergy potentials in the IKT infrastructure for various smart grid applications

The main objectives in this project are the synergetic use of the ICT infrastructure for several applications as well as the validation of the actual realizable synergy potentials Details

Vehicle Grid

VehicleGrid – Integration of e-mobility into the electrical network

The main objective of the project “Integration of low emission vehicles with the electric distribution grid” is to estimate and further develop basic possibilities for energy supply by means of rechargeable batteries in alternative automotive concepts such as hybrid vehicles, fuel cell cars, electric vehicles with the inclusion of intelligent communication systems (intelligent energy systems) for Austria. Details


ViPOTCO – Transport of materials by throwing

The ICT will develop the appropriate fishing infrastructure to transport materials by throwing Details

OREANIS - Optimierter Regionaler Energieausgleich in elektrischen Netzen durch intlligente Speicherung

OREANIS – Optimized regional energy balancing

The goal of OREANIS is to compensate for the regional fluctuations in the energy power supply from renewable sources by intelligently storing, controlling and optimizing energy demand and energy generation, therefore ensuring efficient regional balancing in electrical distribution networks. Details


GAVE – Municipality Großschönau as virtual Energy Storage

For the first time in Austria , GAVE analyzes the effectiveness and user acceptance of automated electrical load management in Austria. Private, public and commercial electricity customers in a municipality in Lower Austria are equipped with appropriate technology and participate in an experiment. The goal is to show that effective… Details

Building to Grid

B2G – Smart Grids Modell, Region: Salzburg – Building to Grid

The goal of this project is to close this gap and to clarify the limitations of the interaction between the smart buildings and smart grids. Details


REMPLI – Real-time Energy Management via Powerlines and Internet

The REMPLI system provides a real time collection and control system for the energy distribution and consumption, using power lines and Internet for communication Details


MyJEVIS – My Java Envidatec VISualization

In cooperation with the Envidatec GmbH the MyJEVis-System (Java Envidatec Visualization) was developed for collecting, visualizing and analyzing data of the energy consumption of shops or similar facilities Details


IRON – Integral Resource Optimization Network

IRON aims to improve the efficiency of the power grid by means of an integrated communication infrastructure that allows for coordinating and optimizing the consumption schedules in the network. Details

RASSA-Stakeholder Process

Das Projekt RASSA-Prozess bearbeitet die umfassende Konzeption eines Prozesses zur Entwicklung einer abgestimmten SmartGrids Referenzarchitektur für Österreich unter Einbeziehung aller relevanten Akteure. Details

(SG)² – Smart Grid Security Guidance

Begin of Project: 01.11.2012 End of Project: 30.06.2015 Smart Grid Security Guidance Future energy grids will make extensive use of the integration of ICT technologies. Thus, cyber security risks become a threat even for energy suppliers. Numerous security issues are completely unsolved today, because these special environments require novel security… Details


iniGrid revolutioniert die Energieverteilung bis zum Endnutzer durch innovative Sensorik und Aktorik für aktiv betriebene Verteilnetze. Details


Projekt „Architektur“ als Teil der Initiative “Referenzarchitektur für sichere Smart Grids in Österreich”


Sensorbasiertes Smart Lighting für verkehrsadaptives Beleuchtungsmanagement zur Steigerung der Energieeffizienz. Beleuchtung im öffentlichen Raum für Straßen, sowie Rad- und Fußwege haben einen großen Anteil am kommunal anfallenden Energieverbrauch Details

Studie Topologieerkennungsalgorithmen

A switch state detection algorithm was developed by Austrian Institute of Technology.  With switch state detection, it shall be possible to recognize the state of the switches in a grid based on voltage and current measurements of the grid. The tasks of the project is to first perform a state of the art analysis in this research area and to evaluate and analyse the available algorithm, in order be able to implement it in future applications, like the “intelligent low voltage grid” of the project GRID2020. Details

Grid2020-DEMO 07/2013 – 12/2014

This project is an extension of the project Grid2020-DEMO. Details

Grid2020-DEMO 06/2012 – 06/2013

This project is an extension of the project Grid2020-DEMO. Details

Grid2020-DEMO 09/2011 – 05/2012

In the context of numerous demonstration activities and pilot deployments of Smart Grid technologies in Austria, the need for a testing environment for automation components, smart grid controllers and their  parameterization became obvious. The project is a cooperation between Siemens Austria AG and Vienna University of Technology. Details

KORE – Cognitive Optimization of Control Strategies for Increasing Energy-efficiency in Buildings

In diesem Projekt werden Methoden entwickelt, die kognitive Ansätze zur Planung, Abstraktion und Bewertung auf Energiemanagement im Gebäude anwenden Details


In diesem Projekt soll in die FutureBase, ein in Planung befindliches Bürogebäude im 21ten Wiener Gemeindebezirk. Details


Die TU Wien entwickelt gemeinsam mit der FH Technikum Wien, der Donau- Universität Krems sowie weiteren wissenschaftlichen Partner_innen in Zusammenarbeit mit engagierten Unternehmen, eine zukunftsorientierte und maßgeschneiderte Qualifizierungsmaßnahme. Details


ProAktivNetz analyzed how distributed Renewable Energy Sources (RES) can be optimally integrated in real network operation, considering planned shutdowns or unforeseen disturbances within the distribution grid. Details

Eigenlast Cluster

The exploratory project includes the evaluation of the usefulness of new approaches for the increasing of self-consumption of electricity and heat in buildings of municipality of Großschönau Details


Multi-agent systems (MAS) are able to cope with complex tasks in various areas of daily life.An application field is the electric power grid and research approaches towards smart grids. Due to the increased complexity, sole control by the human seems impossible and thus high- performance  assistance control systems are required. Details


In thermischen Gebäudesystemen werden mittlerweile zwar Daten gesammelt, die Auswertung im laufenden Betrieb geht allerdings über reine Alarmierung bei Fehlern nicht hinaus. Für gängige Systeme mit solaren Heiz- und Kühlkomponenten sollen Algorithmen entwickelt werden, die Fehler und Ineffizienzen automatisch und möglichst systemunabhängig aus den laufenden Monitoring-Daten erkennen. Die Algorithmen werden in ausgewählten Pilotanlagen getestet. Monitoring-Infrastruktur ist bereits vorhanden und nicht Teil des Projekts. Details

SmartLV Grid

pcoming challenges for low voltage grids include a high penetration of distributed energy resources and electric vehicles. The project aims to enable an efficient and cost effective use of existing grid infrastructures based on a three-step concept: intelligent planning, on-line monitoring, active grid management. Communication-based systems for automatic control concepts for low voltage networks will be developed and evaluated by putting
them into practice. Details


In the context of numerous demonstration activities and pilot deployments of Smart Grid technologies in Austria, the need for a testing environment for automation components, smart grid controllers and their parameterization became obvious. The test facility “Intelligent Low Voltage Grid” allows various smart grid use cases to be analyzed and demonstrated. It provides a real low voltage grid with down scaled power and reduced configuration. Details

Smart Response

Smart Response – Demand Response for Austrian Smart Grids

Automated demand response has the potential to be an essential future tool for maintaining the balance of supply and demand in electrical energy systems with a very high density of generation from renewable sources. This project is tackling the problem of missing demand response implementations in Austria by analyzing demand response as a multidisciplinary phenomenon with technical, social, economic and ecologic aspects, in order to identify barriers and starting points for future developments. Details

Consumer to Grid

C2G – Consumer to Grid

The C2G Experiment Platform is the central data hub, where online and static data from the “real world”(the selected customers) is coming together, is analysed and pre-processed to generate multimodal information output for the customer. Details


DAVIC – Distributed Automation Via Implicit Channel

The main objective of the DAVIC project is to meet the rapidly increasing demand of the electrical energy using existing infrastructure of electrical power generation and distribution in an innovative and more efficient way. The increasing mismatch of energy supply and demand reveals the need for having a robust IT and communication solution in the energy sector to intensify information exchange in the grid. DAVIC is a simulation platform using OmNet++ as underlying tool. Details

SimTech Concept

SimTech Concept – Simulation Technology Laboratory Concept

The SimTech Concept is the business plan and theoretical conception of a distributed power system research laboratory for real-time simulations as well as actual power systems hardware. Details

DG DemoNet

DG DemoNet Concept – Distributed Generation Demonstration Network

DG DemoNet

The main goal of the “DG DemoNet Concept” project is to analyze the possibilities for implementing different technical solutions for enabling a very high DG penetration of the medium and/or high voltage grid.


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