Energy Informatics

The Swiss Energy Strategy 2050 resides in three pillars: increasing the energy efficiency (including the building sector), increasing the use of renewable energy (by their promotion) and withdrawal from nuclear energy. These objectives are perfectly in-line with the Energy Informatics concepts: to exploit state-of-the-art Information and Communication Technologies to tackle global warming and climate change challenges, to increase integration of renewable and distributed energy sources by making energy systems smarter, and to increase energy efficiency beyond what improvements at component level can achieve. In that vein, the Energy Informatics Group at Idiap researches into ways of simulating energy transition pathways with intelligent control and adjustment mechanisms of evolving buildings with retrofitting and use, renewable energy production and energy storage in a changing climate.

Group News

Artificial intelligence and energy, from buildings to cities
research — Apr 24, 2019

On May 7th 2019, Idiap will be hosting the “Artificial Intelligence & Energy” Symposium. Organized by the Centre de Recherches Energétiques et Municipales and the Idiap Research Institute, this event aims to open new perspectives in the energy research field.

Smart energy? A challenge for Idiap and Artificial Intelligence
institute — Nov 29, 2018

How to save energy, fight climate change and improve your energy supply? Be smart and use artificial intelligence. To achieve this goal Idiap Research Institute created a new research group in Energy Informatics in collaboration with the Centre de recherches énergétiques et municipales (CREM) dedicated to research in the energy field and local communities.

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Current Group Members

KÄMPF, Jérôme
(Senior Researcher)
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PERONATO, Giuseppe
(Postdoctoral Researcher)
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BASURTO DAVILA, Chantal
(Postdoctoral Researcher)
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QIU, Huajian
(Master Student)
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HANEEF, Fahad
(Research Intern)
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