ICT Road map for supporting energy systems in smart cities

Sepponen, Mari, Fiès, Bruno and García Castro, Raúl ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0421-452X (2014). ICT Road map for supporting energy systems in smart cities. In: "40th IAHS World Congress on Housing (IAHS 2014)", 16-19 Dic 2014, Funchal, Portugal. ISBN 978-989-98949-0-7. pp. 1-10.


Title: ICT Road map for supporting energy systems in smart cities
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Unspecified)
Event Title: 40th IAHS World Congress on Housing (IAHS 2014)
Event Dates: 16-19 Dic 2014
Event Location: Funchal, Portugal
Title of Book: 40th IAHS World Congress on Housing: sustainable housing consturction: book of abstracts
Date: 2014
ISBN: 978-989-98949-0-7
Volume: 1
Freetext Keywords: Road map; Energy Efficiency; Smart Cities; Linked Data; ICT; Energy systems
Faculty: E.T.S. de Ingenieros Informáticos (UPM)
Department: Inteligencia Artificial
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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This paper introduces a road map for ICTs (Information and communication technologies) supporting planning, operation and management of energy systems in smart cities. The road map summarises different elements that form energy systems in cities and proposes research and technical development (RTD) and innovation activities for the development and innovation of ICTs for holistic design, planning and operation of energy systems. In addition, synergies with other ICT systems for smart cities are considered. There are four main target groups for the road map: 1) citizen; 2) building sector; 3) energy sector; and 4) municipality level. As an example for enabling active participation of citizens, the road map proposes how ICT can enable citizens? involvement among others into building design. The building sector roadmap proposes how ICTs can support the planning of buildings and renovations in the future, as well as how to manage building energy systems. The energy sector road map focuses on city?s energy systems and their planning and management, including e.g. demand side management, management of different district level energy systems, energy performance validation and management, energy data models, and smarter use of open energy data. Moreover, the municipality level road map proposes among others ICTs for better integration of city systems and city planning enabling maximised energy efficiency. In addition, one road map section suggests development needs related to open energy data, including among others the use of energy data and the development and harmonisation of energy data models. The road map has been assembled in the READY4SmartCities project (funded by EU 7th Framework Programme), which focuses on the energy system at the city level, consisting of centralised energy systems and connections to the national level energy grids, as well as interconnections to the neighbourhood and building level energy systems.

Funding Projects

FP7- 608711
READY4SmartCities European project

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Item ID: 36702
DC Identifier: https://oa.upm.es/36702/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:36702
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 13 May 2016 11:50
Last Modified: 12 May 2020 09:07
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