One of the biggest future challenges in energy supply systems is to fulfill the energy demands of the exponential increasing world population and a decrease in fossil energy resources. Therefore it is important to bundle and use locally available energy efficiently to decrease CO2 emissions and release load demands and at the same time decrease energy losses due to long transmission lines.
This aim is a crucial part of the just started international project carpeDIEM. carpeDIEM is supported via the Interreg5A Deutschland-Danmark program with means from the European Regional Development Fund. Within the next three years the partners Kompetenz- und Wissenschaftszentrum für intelligente Energienutzung (WiE) at the Technische Hochschule Lübeck, Europa-Universität Flensburg, cbb Software GmbH and leadpartner Mads Clausen Institut at the University of Southern Denmark will discuss and solve challenges on the way to an intelligent energy management system. They will work on a sustainable use of local energy resources in the Interreg Region.
On May 25, 2016 the Mads Clausen Institute in Sønderborg welcomed the project partners and the increasing number of now 21 associated partners from business, municipalities and institutions for a kick-off meeting.
The main task in the project carpeDIEM is the reasearch and the development of a technology to efficiently control energy flux in building complexes. The energy resources should be local and it makes use of a distributed management system to provide the locally needed energy.