Digital Tools for Integrated Infrastructures

With Smart Applications to Sustainable and Reliable Energy Systems

We develop smart solutions together with our industry partners that make energy systems and equipment future viable. Digital technologies are making systems and operations in businesses more efficient, cost effective and sustainable. Moreover, we use perfectly matched digital applications and services based on advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, distributed decision-making, multi-system simulation and virtual assistance to optimize these systems’ reliability and dependability.

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Your Benefits

Design your energy systems together with us and take advantage of our research expertise:


  • Economically optimized management of all your energy systems in perfect interaction
    • electricity
    • heat
    • transportation and supply chains
    • gas
    • industrial media flows and processes
  • Resilient, dependable and reliable energy systems and equipment
  • Faster response times during failures through digital assistants
  • Testing of potential new technologies in safe settings

Our Services

We will advise you as you


  • develop and test digital applications and services in the energy sector for current and future challenges, and
  • design and optimize for cross-sector supply systems.

Current Foci

Net Zero Energy

The New Energy Efficiency

We Are Looking for Partners for Our Future Research Topics

  • collective control of plants and equipment in distribution grids using distributed ledger technologies
  • integrated land-use and energy planning at the Brumby facility

Solutions from Completed Projects


Adaptive Control of Energy Storage

eCar Integration


Development and Testing of Current and Future Vehicle-for-Grid Designs and Services in Rural Electricity Grid Structures


Digital Twin for Reliable Electricity Transmission Grid Operation


Optimal Electric Vehicle Use and Operation in Mass Transit and Personal Transportation in the City of Kiel


Multi Energy Storage Hub For reliable and commercial systems Utilization


Digitalizing European Ports


Renewable Energy Systems and Storage Systems


Renewable energies and load flexibility in industry


Using Power Electronic Systems for Smart Local Grid Transformers