ehub – Energy Hub
ehub is an energy research platform for research and business partners. Its aim lies in optimizing energy management from the component up to district level together with its partners. Furthermore, ehub allows for the evaluation of the influence of sustainable technologies on the entire energy system. In conjunction with the other Empa demonstrators NEST and move, ehub can be used to combine energy flows in the mobility, residential and work sector, test new energy concepts under real-world conditions and explore the potential for increasing efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions.
Launch of the project "Connectivity in buildings"
The project "Connectivity in buildings" aims to further promote digitalization in the building sector to enable it to contribute to the climate and energy goals. Empa is participating in the project and will contribute its knowledge in the energy sector.
Solar facade in Wallisellen breaks European records
K3 Immobilien AG and werke versorgung wallisellen ag have put Europe's highest-yielding solar facade into operation in the new commercial building "K3 Handwerkcity". The project is being scientifically supervised by the ehub team.
Win-win for home and grid
A research project at Empa is investigating whether the use of stationary batteries makes economic sense for the consumer while at the same time offering advantages for energy suppliers.