ICT for Energy

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Thanks to a specific group with background in the area of Advanced Computing and Real Time Systems, ACS is contributing to innovative solutions in the area of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) for Energy creating the necessary foundation for the Smart Grid of the Future.


We're active in the following topics of this research field:

  • Energy as data-driven systems
  • Distributed Computing for Complex System Simulation
  • Distributed Intelligence and Agent-based Control for Energy Systems
  • Cloud applications for energy
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Co-Simulation of Power and Communication Systems
  • Hardware in the Loop
  • Power Hardware in the Loop

The following research projects are a selection of projects within this research area:

SUCCESS - Securing Critical Energy Infrastructures


FISMEP – FIWARE for Smart Energy Platform


DEFENDER - Defending the European Energy Infrastructures