Projects


Basic Research Smart- and Microgrids: Innovative, Self-learning System Control for Decentralized Energy Resources & Microgrids

BEST – Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH is a technological pioneer in the field of control systems for bioenergy technologies. This basic research project provides the foundation for innovative self-learning control concepts of microgrids...

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BSAIO - BOOSTING SUSTAINABILITY WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND OPTIMIZATION

Establishing a sustainable energy and economic system and dealing with the opportunities and risks of digitalization are among the greatest challenges currently facing our society. New digital technologies and methods from the fields of big data,...

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Clean Energy for Tourism - BEST's Know-how for Increasing Energy Efficiency in Winter Tourism

The "Clean Energy for Tourism" project, which will run until the end of 2022, aims to find solutions to the challenges of energy supply and the energy grid in Austrian winter tourism. The project is funded by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund of the...

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Microgrid research lab for 100% decentralized energy supply (electricity, heating-, cooling supply): planning and installation of a microgrid as a real development environment and further development of optimization methods

The "Microgrid Lab Wieselburg" investigates the design and operation of microgrid technologies from a techno-economic perspective for real buildings, considering sectoral coupling of electricity and heat. It is the first laboratory in Austria that...

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MotivA - Motive Analysis regarding the choice of residential energy supply systems with a focus on gender and intersecting aspects

In order to facilitate the energy transition, the civil society should be involved and agree on measures set by policy makers. The European Green Deal and the current National Bioeconomy Strategy aim for decarbonising the energy system. To achieve this...

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Optimization of Heating, Electricity, and Cooling Services in a Microgrid to Increase the Efficiency and Reliability (OptEnGrid)

The Austrian scientific project „ Optimization of Heating, Electricity, and Cooling Services in a Microgrid to Increase the Efficiency and Reliability“ (OptEnGrid) is based on the work of Dr Michael Stadler at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...

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REal - The Real Laboratory for Integrated Regional Renewable Energy Systems

In the REal project, a holistic, scalable and user-friendly concept is created. Thereby sector-coupled, municipal energy systems with 100% renewable energy can be implemented, considering all necessary aspects (from planning to operation), reducing...

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Seba Mureck: First Austrian Microgrid for 100% Decentralized Energy Supply

BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH, will establish parts of the municipality of Mureck as an interconnected energy system capable of intelligently controlling energy production and consumption, thereby becoming energy self-sufficient....

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SmartControl - Standardized and smart control of municipal energy systems

The project goal is a standardized and easy-to-implement procedure for the communication, monitoring and control of decentralized technologies within municipal energy communities. For this purpose, innovative interfaces and self-learning algorithms...

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