ehub for industry
At the ehub platform, new ideas for the energy management in buildings and neighbourhoods or in mobility can be tested in a real-world environment. Industry partners benefit from the expertise and support of the ehub team and can thus further develop their products.
The ehub team offers industry partners their expertise in energy management to further develop their products. At the same time, it promotes cooperation with research partners, which can provide valuable inputs for the industry. Preferably, projects are conducted in collaboration with SFOE, Innosuisse or SNSF. Learn more about the typical process of a project with the ehub team here.
ehub combines the demonstrators NEST and move to an energy district, which includes individual energy components, supply grids and real users. ehub is a platform with which industry partners can validate and further develop their products. Read more about the ehub platform here. You can also find a short video about the ehub here.
Success Story: data predictive controller
The ehub team utilized the infrastructure and data of the Energy Hub to develop and test a novel, self-learning heating control system. The result: the intelligent control system saves 24.9% of cooling energy while increasing the level of comfort. Please find further information about the project here. The research paper is available here.
Typical projects aim to validate new control algorithms and technologies. First, the project idea is specified and the components are defined. Afterwards, the analysis follows, in which complexities and the goal of the project are determined. In the next step, the relevant components and networks are simulated before they are validated in defended tests. This is done in a real-world environment. During all those steps, the industry provides crucial inputs ensuring a successful transition of the developed technology.