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Human-Centricity is the Key of Smart

The smart home is broken! The connected residential infrastructure is fragmented, where smart appliances and meters from different brands fail to communicate among each other on one hand, and fail to connect to the competing energy providers in the market on another.
Gfi Team
July 20, 2020

Smart Building interoperability: what is it and why does it matter

Buildings account for 40% of global energy consumption according to the International Energy agency. But wait, what is precisely a Smart Building, and how can it help?
SENSINOV team
July 16, 2020

From Demand Response to Flexibility Trading: how interoperability can turn Smart Buildings into Grid-Interactive Buildings

Besides placing consumers at the center of the energy transition, semantic interoperability will stimulate an open competitive eco-system where service providers can offer competing services that can be easily found, used and integrated.
Chris Caerts
July 1, 2020

Knock knock! It’s your electricity distributor. Would you like to decarbonize the economy together?

Distribution system operators are increasingly improving their smart toolbox to further enable the energy transition, but their success and the energy transition as a whole depend not least on the active participation of consumers.
Kirsten Glennung
June 17, 2020

Going Beyond Energy Efficiency as a Service with InterConnect Interoperability Toolbox

Concept of interoperability arises as the key enabler for bringing the Energy Efficiency as a Service (EEaaS) to the next level.
Milenko Tošić
May 21, 2020

Relying on Design Thinking to foster creativity and innovation in InterConnect

Design Thinking has become – especially in the last decade – a matter of tangible interest for the management and business world.
POLIMI Team
May 4, 2020

Why Interoperability can promote the take-off of Smart Homes

The possibility to create an environment at home where different products can be connected to help saving on energy and add functionality could likely overcome the perceived lack of benefits that many consumers still have about connected appliances or devices in general.
Marco Signa
April 2, 2020

Interoperability as a requirement

Energy demand and production must be harmonized by use of the devices’ flexibility, automized financial benefits on the demand and production side and grid connectivity.
Ralph-Ino Prümm
March 9, 2020

Why architectures and standards matter: towards an Interoperable Smart Home Smart Energy future that will definitely work

Mission: Define an Interoperable Smart Home Smart Energy Reference Architecture that enables a level playing field and open ecosystem for new services.
Joost Laarakkers
February 7, 2020

Interoperability as a requirement for the participation of consumers in the efficient management of energy

Energy management systems are being developed, which aims at allowing the optimal use of existing energy resources
David Rua
December 20, 2019