A Smart Energy Platform for the Internet of Things – Motivation, Challenges, and Solution Proposal

Robert Wehlitz , Dan Haberlein , Theo Zschoring , Bogdan Franczyk


The increasing number of smart appliances equipped with sensors,actuators and tags connected to the Internet and their ability to communicate with one another forms the basis for an Internet of Things (IoT). The data recorded by smart appliances can be utilized to detect energy savings potential and to increase energy efficiency in households. Despite these possibilities, value-added services which successfully incentivize customers to save energy are missing or are still immature. In this paper, we propose a solution for a smart energy platform that aims at reducing this gap by providing the infrastructure and tools which enable the integration of smart appliances and the development of value-added services for an automated energy management in households. In this context, we give an overview of the main challenges for IoT platforms in general and show that existing solutions currently do not fully meet them
Author Robert Wehlitz
Robert Wehlitz,,
, Dan Haberlein
Dan Haberlein,,
, Theo Zschoring
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, Bogdan Franczyk (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
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- Department of Information Systems Design
Publication size in sheets0.55
Book Abramowicz Witold (eds.): Business Information Systems. 20th International Conference. BIS 2017, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, no. 288, 2017, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-319-59335-7, [978-3-319-59336-4], 351 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-59336-4
Keywords in Englishinternet of things, smart energy, value-added services
URL https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-319-59336-4.pdf
Languageen angielski
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