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CESEPS (Co-Evolution of Smart Energy Products and Services)

The project aims at analysing the performance of energy products and services, technologies in smart grids, as well as end-users perceptions and stakeholder processes. 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the ERA-Net Smart Grids plus grant agreement No 646039”, from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and from BMVIT/BMWFW under the Energy der Zukunft programme.

The focus of the work performed at AIT was on the development of a Co-Simulation Environment capable of supporting the design process of Smart Energy Products and Services (SEPS). By testing SEPS at an early prototype state, corresponding software models can be developed and used for upscale simulations to provide feedback do designers and producers regarding interoperability, compliance to standards and possible effects to the local or global power grid.

The project involves research teams from the Netherlands and Austria. The Dutch team is composed of four universities, namely University of Twente, TU Delft, Wageningen University and Utrecht University and an international company based in the Netherlands, DNV GL. The Austrian team comprises the Technical University of Graz, the Austrian Institute of Technology, and the European Sustainable Energy Innovation Alliance.

CESEPS is project under the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus initiative. The core goal of ERA-Net SG+ initiative is to build up a sustainable cooperation structure between national and regional Smart Grids programs in Europe as well as to enable the coordination with the relevant initiatives on a European Level. ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus intends to provide substantial contribution to the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan).



Project Duration: February 2016 - February 2019