Connectivity in Smart Homes

Speaker: Peter Van Den Heede, Marketing & Business Development Manager Smart Grids CEU

Company/ Institute: ABB N.V.

Event: 18th work meeting

Date: 5 February 2015


In the Hoog Dalem project ( Gorinchem NL) about 50 existing houses
receive a system that enables the participation in the Smart Grid. Houses will have
their own solar production , storage and Smart (sub) metering. They have all
connected household appliances and can integrate their consumption patterns in the
flex market offer. The whole system uses the Smart Meter values as reference. The
project will be one of the first reference implementation based on the USEF (
Universal Smart Energy Framework) standard currently under construction in The

The solution covers many standards in communication as we use Wifi, 3G, 4G, KNX and more. The connection to the grid is covered by a standard internet connection with data storage in the cloud.

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