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Schaufenster: Designetz – Baukasten Energiewende – Von Einzellösungen zum effizienten System der Zukunft

Designetz is a project funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. It is a demonstration project for the integration of renewable energies into the supply system within the framework of the funding programme "Shop Window Intelligent Energy - Digital Agenda for the Energy Turnaround (SINTEG)". Together with 46 other partners from public utilities, industry and science, the ie³ will, under the leadership of innogy SE, combine existing individual solutions for the integration of renewable energies through optimised market, network and system use as an overall solution for an energy supply system of the future. The Designetz showcase covers the federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland and thus represents a representative model region from which statements for the whole of Germany can be derived.

Within the framework of this project, the ie³ has been commissioned to develop a so-called "system cockpit". This will coordinate the interaction of the different actors, so that a coordinated use of flexibility between market participants and the network, cascaded across different network levels, can be demonstrated. For this purpose, the participating demonstration projects will call up flexibilities, which will generate a corresponding service reference there and initiate associated communication processes. In addition, a simulation tool will be developed which will help to determine a cost-minimised demand and use of possible flexibility options from an overall system perspective.

Project duration: 01/2017 - 12/2020

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Project Partners

Backes SRT GmbH | Bergische Uni­ver­si­tät Wuppertal | Creos Deutsch­land GmbH | Deutsches For­schungs­zen­trum für künstliche Intelligenz GmbH | Deutsche Telekom AG | Dort­mun­der Energie- und Wasserversorgung GmbH | Energieagentur Rheinland-Pfalz | Evonik Industries AG | EWR Netz GmbH | Fraunhofer-Institut für Experimentelles Software Engineering | Gas- und Wärme-Institut Essen e. V. | GIP AG | Hager Electro GmbH & Co. KG | Hoch­schu­le für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes | Institut für Elektrische Anlagen und Energiewirtschaft / RWTH Aachen University | Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH | IS Predict GmbH | John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, European Technology In­no­va­ti­on Center | Kommunale Netze Eifel AöR | OFFIS e. V. – Institut für Informatik Oldenburg | Pfalzwerke AG | SAG GmbH | Scheer GmbH | Sirrix AG | Stadtwerke Mainz AG | Stadtwerke Saarlouis GmbH | STEAG GmbH | StoREgio Energiespeichersysteme e. V. | Technische Uni­ver­si­tät Dort­mund, Institut für Energiesysteme, Energieeffizienz und Energiewirtschaft | Transferstelle für Rationelle und Regenerative Energienutzung Bingen | Technische Werke Ludwigshafen | Uni­ver­si­tät des Saarlandes | VOLTARIS GmbH | VSE Gruppe: VSE AG und energis-Netzgesellschaft mbH | Westnetz GmbH

Associated partners:
Amprion GmbH | E.ON SE | ELE Verteilnetz GmbH | EWR AG | EWR Neue Energien GmbH | Glen Dimplex Deutschland GmbH | Solibra System Montage GmbH | Trimet Aluminium SE | Rhein Ruhr Power e. V. | Energieagentur NRW | Innovation City Management GmbH


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