TYMLEZ part of consortium to accelerate energy transition with 'Internet of Energy'


TYMLEZ as part of a consortium of ten leading Dutch companies and institutions is starting a collaboration that aims to accelerate the energy transition in the Netherlands with the application of "Internet of Energy". The consortium - called TROEF - is developing a new layered energy ecosystem for this purpose with which sustainable energy can be exchanged transparently and optimally between buildings and areas, with the lowest possible CO2 emissions as a result. The cooperation agreement concluded by the parties concerned at the beginning of October has a term of four years.

TROEF wants to demonstrate that working together in an energy community pays off. Connecting various 'smart islands' through the 'Internet of Energy' is an important part of the route to the energy system of the future. By making smart and effective use of the available data and knowledge of buildings, building owners can purchase energy themselves and exchange energy and CO2 rights with other buildings.

Start with the user
TROEF wants to allow the user to make an active contribution to the energy system and to benefit more from sustainability. Central to this objective are the optimal use of energy in a healthy building, demonstrating the origin of energy and lowering the barriers for users to benefit from energy sharing.

Energy grid stability
By making buildings smarter, it is possible to use locally generated energy when it is available. This not only results in energy savings, but also leads to efficient use of locally generated energy and prevents peaks in the grid. This means that users can opt for demonstrably sustainable energy and affordable prices. This also makes an important contribution to the stability and affordability of the energy network.

TROEF is initially focusing on the development of a prototype of a layered energy ecosystem. This prototype consists of a Layered Energy System (LES) for the exchange of energy between buildings in a local energy community, interfacing technique for connecting buildings to the LES platform and an Internet-of-Energy platform for connecting from multiple local energy communities. The energy ecosystems to be developed by TROEF will soon be tested in various living labs at several locations in the Netherlands.

TROEF has applied for a MOOI subsidy (Built environment Mission-driven Research, Development and Innovation) from RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency).

TROEF is formed by AM, BAM, Entrnce International Holding, KPN, OrangeNXT, Stedin Netbeheer, Stichting Hogeschool Utrecht, NEN, Eindhoven University of Technology and TYMLEZ.