Project duration: 01.05.2022 – 30.04.2025
int:net – Interoperability Network for the Energy Transition (EU funded project)
The EU funded project Interoperability Network for the Energy Transition (int:net) establishes an open, cross-domain community, bringing together all stakeholders relevant for the European energy sector to jointly work on developing, testing and deploying interoperable energy services.
- Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Germany (coordinator)
- AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria
- B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH, Germany
- OFFIS e.V., Germany
- EPRI Europe DAC, Ireland
- VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V., DKE Deutsche Kommission Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik in DIN und VDE, Germany
- Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Spain
- European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity AISBL (ENTSO-E), Belgium
- European Distribution Systems Operators for Smart Grids AISBL (E.DSO), Belgium
- European University Institute, Italy
- Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany
- TRIALOG SAS, France
- Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie, Austria
Project funding: The int:net project is funded by the European Union within the Horizon Europe program.
Project sponsor: European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
Electricity from renewable resources, combined with a smart digital grid infrastructure, is the only way to decarbonise the energy sector. But the energy transition towards a carbon neutral European future in 2050 affects many other sectors than just energy: transport, building, agriculture and industrial production, to name just a few.
To make the transition happen, not only connectivity in the energy sector is needed but energy related processes and products in all sectors need to be aligned. With the int:net project we want to link these domains and bring joint standardisation and interoperability to a new level.
The Interoperability Network for the Energy Transition "int:net" establishes an open, cross-domain community, bringing together all stakeholders relevant for the European energy sector to jointly work on developing, testing and deploying interoperable energy services.
This interoperability network int:net will be formally established to exist beyond the project life-time. With a comprehensive knowledge platform and a series of attractive events, the int:net community guides those who deal with the heterogeneous interoperability landscape of energy services.
Legal and regulatory bodies will be involved from the beginning of the work and have a constant exchange with interoperability initiatives and standardisation bodies. Thus, int:net will build a deep consensus on how European governance and industry can foster interoperability on all levels.
- A common knowledge base for interoperability activities on energy services in Europe
- A comprehensive and accepted Interoperability Maturity Model
- A framework for interoperability testing in a network of interoperability testing facilities
- A community network for a European interoperability ecosystem
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