Worldwide, the convergence of data and energy infrastructures is used to enable a better life for the citizens in smart cities. Smart grids show to be a real enabler of such cities, by integrating a high penetration of renewable energy, facilitating electric transport, allowing smart buildings and increasing the involvement of the end-user in the energy scene; altogether creating a sustainable lifestyle for the eco-aware 21st century citizen. However, all these prospected transformations bring numerous challenges and opportunities, both at industrial and academic level.
In order to address some of these questions, IEEE Smart Grid, in collaboration with the OPEN DEI Energy Ambassador RWTH Aachen University, will be gathering experts from the energy, telecommunications, and computing sectors at the IEEE international Forum on Smart Grids for Smart Cities 2021 (SG4SC).
Do not miss the OPEN DEI Tech session “Data Platforms for Smart Cities and Smart Grids” on March 18 (15:00-16:30 CET) featuring speakers from EU H2020 projects of the Energy ecosystem. The outcomes of the session will be published in a dedicated IEEE Position Paper.