Resiliency and Interoperability in Smart Grids


Team Leader: Nikolaus Wirtz


Open DEI

The Digital Transformation strategy of the European Union has, among others, a particular priority: the creation of common data platforms based on a unified architecture and an established standard. Manufacturing, agriculture, energy and healthcare represent key fields for the deployment of the EU strategy for digitalisation. More


Blockchain Real Laboratory in the Rhineland Territory

The project is part of the Real Laboratory Strategy of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. The aim is to promote and further develop digital innovations and the associated regulations in virtual and real test rooms in order to gain experience with innovative technologies under practical and real condi-tions. New technologies and business models that are only conditionally compatible with the existing legal and regulatory framework are to be tested in experiment rooms limited in time and space. More


FISMEP – FIWARE for Smart Energy Platform

Not only due to the arrival of the mainly automated “digital age“, but also given the integration of renewable and decentralized energy as well as the merging of electric and thermal domains, the energy sector has an increasing need for flexibility. The EU project “FISMEP“ (FIWARE for Smart Energy Platform) targets this need by developing a cloud-based, service-oriented open source software platform (also referred to as FIWARE technology) to facilitate an efficient, automated and sustainable energy supply for single buildings as well as municipalities. More


DEFENDER - Defending the European Energy Infrastructures

DEFENDER addresses the emerging challenges associated with the proactive protection and fast restoration to mitigate physical or cyber incidents or attacks and most importantly combined cyber-physical attacks of the power transmission and distribution grid network infrastructure, which lies at the heart of any Critical Energy Infrastructure (CEI). More