ENCOURAGE is an European framework project aiming to develop embedded intelligence and integration technologies that will directly optimize energy use in buildings and enable active participation in the future smart grid environment.The ENCOURAGE EU project is funded partly by the European Commission (Joint Undertaking) and partly by contributions from national funds. The project involves 11 partners from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Denmark.
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The objective of the Arrowhead project is to address the technical and applicative challenges associated to cooperative automation:
- Provide a technical framework adapted in terms of functions and performances
- Propose solutions for integration with legacy systems
- Implement and evaluate the cooperative automation through real experimentations in applicative domains: electro-mobility, smart buildings, infrastructures and smart cities, industrial production, energy production and energy virtual market
- Point out the accessible innovations thanks to new services
- Lead the way to further standardization work
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Cassting will develop a novel approach for analysing and designing collective adaptive systems in their totality, by setting up a game theoretic framework. Here components are viewed as players, their behaviour is captured by strategies, system runs are plays, and specifications are winning conditions.
The Cassting teams have made essential contributions in the area and are thus uniquely qualified for this project. The Cassting research will strengthen the leading role that Europe already has in this field. The proof of concept will focus on the paradigmatic application areas of home automation and smart houses, based on case studies provided by the two internationally recognised industrial partners of the consortium.
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The INTrEPID project aims to develop technologies that will enable energy optimization of residential buildings, both performing an optimal control of internal sub-systems within the Home Area Network and also providing advanced mechanisms for effective interaction with external world, including other buildings, local producers, electricity distributors, and enabling energy exchange capabilities at district level.
For more information visit: http://www.fp7-intrepid.eu