FINESCE (ICT-604677) will organize and run user trials in 7 European countries, building on investments of billions of Euro, addressing efficient energy usage in residential and industrial buildings, developing a new prosumer energy marketplace, building a cross-border private virtual power plant, and using electric vehicles as an element of demand response systems, enabling energy providers to move from reactive to pro-active energy network management by providing them with Future Internet ICT, enabling them to better balance volatile solar and wind energy generation with demand for energy. The FINESCE trials will prove the practical applicability of Future Internet technologies and the FI-WARE Generic Enablers to the challenges of the energy sector. The consortium includes globally leading energy and ICT operators, manufacturers and service providers and outstanding research organisations and SME’s, from 12 countries, contributing directly to tightly focused trials and business innovation. It has the scale and scope to ensure that the FINESCE results drive the FI-WARE and Future Internet success and long-term exploitation internationally.
Coordinator : Ericsson GmbH Call & reference : ICT-604677 Starting date : 1/3/2013 Duration : 24 Months Status : Completed Successfully