The smart grid initiative is a precious instrument to support ambitious goals of emission reduction, energy efficiency and stable energy distribution. Inherently, it replaces concepts and perceptions of energy which puts the product "energy" on the backseat. Services become the decisive factor to achieve the goals, but more importantly stay competitive in the market. Innovation and customer orientated attitude are the essential capabilities for a "value added" service. Consequently, the industry undergoes a transition towards a "Smart Value Energy Network" (SVEN). Especially, established organisations have to reposition adequately and facing tremendous challenges to achieve higher network efficiency andto fight back the emergent of new entrants (e.g. ICT).
Our SVEN research project will answer prompt questions to topics around smart grids as
- Innovation space for services
- Pricing strategies
- Adequate business concepts
- Possible scenarios and their drivers
- The rebound effect
For practicability reason, SVEN is split up according above areas in sub-projects and partners are welcomed to participate in single sections or in its entirety.
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