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  • Under the coordination of the Fraunhofer Center Digital Energy one of the largest consortiums to date within the Horizon Europe framework – with 75 partners – has launched: the »TwinEU« project kicked off on 15-16 January 2024 to create a concept of the Pan-EU digital twin of the electricity system. The kickoff meeting in Brussels was attended by 80 people in person and 100 people online.

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  • This report by the »Energy Transition Expertise Centre - EnTEC« examines and formulates a plan for the implementation of a common European Energy Data Space. It includes an inventory of actors and services which may become future users and contributors to the data space, as well as an analysis and categorization of means which provide flexibility.

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  • Recognition for outstanding commitment to university spin-offs. / 2023

    Antonello Monti Receives UNIPRENEURS Award

    September 07, 2023

    Federal Minister for Education and Research, Bettina Stark-Watzinger, honored, among others, Prof. Antonello Monti with the UNIPRENEURS award yesterday. A total of 20 outstanding professors were recognized out of 700 nominations for their commitment to promoting entrepreneurship in the university and research sector. Prof. Dr. Antonello Monti is the Director of the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University and heads the field of Energy System Automation at the Fraunhofer Center for Digital Energy.

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  • The safe operation of gas and power grids is ensured through reliable technologies and control center personnel. The increasing technological and systemic complexity of energy systems, as well as the heightened risk of cyber-attacks, lead to a significant increase in the amount of information that must be processed for safe grid management. The aim of the BMBF-funded project "Beautiful" is to optimize the working conditions of control center personnel in critical infrastructures.

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  • The partners of the i-STENTORE project are developing technological and digital solutions for the hybrid operation of energy storage systems. Using demonstrators they are also investigating the potential of widespread use of storage solutions in Europe.

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