We are the team Smart Grid Communication at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg, Germany. Our team is part of the department Smart Grids within the business area Power Electronics, Grids and Smart Systems.

Our fields of work comprise multifaceted Smart Grids topics:

  • Smart Metering and Control Systems
    • Smart Meter Gateway test bench for control units (Steuereinheiten) and control boxes (Steuerboxen)
  • Interconnected Distributed Systems
    • Smart Grid Framework OpenMUC
    • Energy management gateways
    • Communication protocols
    • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
    • Grid integration of energy appliances like heat pumps, electric vehicles, PV battery systems, hydrogen units, combined heat and power plants
  • Intelligent Control of Charging Processes
    • Grid-supporting and self-consumption optimized charging
    • V2H, V2G
    • Controller Simulation and Load Profiles
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