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HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Energy Lab 2.0

Test Platform for the Energy Transition

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

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Hall 27, Stand H51
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Mr. Prof. Dr. Roland Dittmeyer
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Phone: +49 721 608 23114
Fax: +49 721 608 23186

Product description

The Energy Lab 2.0 that is being set up at the moment is the first system of this kind that smartly interconnects electricity producers, storage systems, and consumers. The intelligent energy grid model is to serve as a validation platform that integrates various already existing facilities. Operation on a small scale with all relevant system components will produce the results needed for transfer to real large-scale energy systems. The Energy Lab 2.0 combines the competencies of various project partners: Apart from KIT, the German Aerospace Center and Forschungszentrum Jülich are involved.

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Safe High-current Monitoring

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Regenerative Gas Production

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Long-life Batteries

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