Session Introduction - Smart Home Energy & Heating
Developments in the European market for smart thermostats, including multizonal heating control systems. A look at energy monitoring, smart plugs and remote diagnostics as good add-ons to smart thermostats.
SmarThor, research platform for multi-energy systems and markets
The world of energy is changing rapidly and this impacts the existing business models in the energy sector. Plenty of smart technologies are available but a commercial breakthrough is often hampered by the lack of effective customer involvement and an appropriate regulatory framework.
SmarThor combines the EnergyVille expertise in envisioning, user behavior, business modelling, ICT-systems and optimization strategies with a low regulated zone in order to test technology, user interactions and market models in real life conditions.
Session Introduction - Connected Home & Connected Car
The race for the smart home has started. In the automotive industry there are successful crossover projects with the smart home ecosystem. Smart billing, smart charging and other integrations with the smart home.
The first ever early mass market of EVs - Learnings from a charging service provider operating in the cloud
Fortum Charge & Drive is the leading charging service provider in Norway, the leading, and first ever early mass market of EVs in the world. Charge & Drive operates a Nordic charging network with over 300 Quick Chargers (50kW) and over 500 normal chargers (AC up to 22kW). In 2015 every fourth car sold in Norway was either an EV or a PHEV. We will share what we have learned being a charging service provider for both infrastructure and software solutions and share some insights and what to consider when crossing the chasm from early adaptors to early mass.