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ICT for renewable energy integration into smart buildings: IoT and big data approach

Mohamed Riduan Abid, Rachid Lghoul, Driss Benhaddou
2017 2017 IEEE AFRICON  
We deem this project as an ideal blueprint that can be easily adopted for similar real-world smart micro-grid testbeds in Africa and around the world.  ...  In this work, we present the architecture of a real-world smart micro-grid testbed to be deployed in a university campus. We highlight its main components with an emphasis on the ICT component.  ...  This data is processed to provide needed information to the control plane for decision making. Besides, the BDAP is connected to the wireless actuators network as well.  ... 
doi:10.1109/afrcon.2017.8095594 dblp:conf/africon/AbidLB17 fatcat:ul6poubgvbcptnckyt76c2ugdm

An intelligent system for electrical energy management in buildings

Giuseppe Anastasi, Francesco Corucci, Francesco Marcelloni
2011 2011 11th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications  
To this aim, we propose GreenBuilding, a sensor-based intelligent system that monitors the energy consumption and automatically controls the behavior of appliances used in a building.  ...  Recent studies have highlighted that a significant part of the electrical energy consumption in residential and business buildings is due to an improper use of the electrical appliances.  ...  GreenBuilding exploits a nework of wireless sensors and actuators to achieve two main goals: (i) making the user aware of economic (and environmental) costs caused by an improper use of electric appliances  ... 
doi:10.1109/isda.2011.6121738 dblp:conf/isda/AnastasiCM11 fatcat:jzfjdn6n4bby7hufdss2auohom

Energy efficiency tools for residential users

Emmanouil Zacharioudakis, Helen C. Leligou, Aikaterini Papadopoulou, N. Mastorakis, V. Mladenov, A. Bulucea
2017 MATEC Web of Conferences  
Residential energy consumption reserves a significant portion of the total energy consumption in modern cities.  ...  We propose a novel incremental solution starting from a rather simple mobile application exploiting the sensors available in our smartphones and tablets to proceed to more intelligent advice provisioning  ...  Acknowledgment The work presented in this paper is partially funded by the Green Awareness in Action (GAIA) project funded by the European Commission under the H2020-EE-2015-2-RIA call and contract number  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201712502066 fatcat:6fovvf4rkrbczbmdmahc4m5t64

Energy Management for Intelligent Buildings [chapter]

Abiodun Iwayemi, Wanggen Wan, Chi Zhou
2011 Energy Management Systems  
Wireless sensor and actuator networks (WSAN) are defined as a group of sensors and actuators connected by wireless medium to perform distributed sensing and actuation tasks (Dengler et al., 2007) .  ...  effective and rapid deployment of wireless sensors and actuators throughout a building.  ... 
doi:10.5772/18589 fatcat:neqe6sixh5dbhotojr2izueeui

A Reference Architecture for Smart and Software-defined Buildings [article]

Manuel Mazzara, Ilya Afanasyev, Smruti R. Sarangi, Salvatore Distefano, Vivek Kumar
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This conceptual frame is useful to identify the current literature on the topic and to connect the dots into a coherent vision of the future of residential and commercial buildings.  ...  The vision encompassing Smart and Software-defined Buildings (SSDB) is becoming more and more popular and its implementation is now more accessible due to the widespread adoption of the IoT infrastructure  ...  by using a mobile phone or checking a website and then make informed decisions.  ... 
arXiv:1902.09464v1 fatcat:t3m35plg25eghjqylqumulcsp4

Recent Advances in Internet of Things (IoT) Infrastructures for Building Energy Systems: A Review

Wahiba Yaïci, Karthik Krishnamurthy, Evgueniy Entchev, Michela Longo
2021 Sensors  
Common design factors across the many IoT systems comprise the selection of sensors and actuators and their powering techniques, control strategies for collecting information and activating appliances,  ...  A detailed assessment of contemporary practical reviews and works was conducted to understand how different IoT systems and technologies are being developed to increase energy efficiencies in both residential  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Office of Energy Research and Development (OERD) of Natural Resources Canada for their valuable financial support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21062152 pmid:33808558 fatcat:wslqwjnjkvb6zgl2ar2ekfquze

PLUG-N-HARVEST Architecture for Secure and Intelligent Management of Near-Zero Energy Buildings

Rafael Marin-Perez, Iakovos Michailidis, Dan Garcia-Carrillo, Christos Korkas, Elias Kosmatopoulos, Antonio Skarmeta
2019 Sensors  
The paper describes the Spain pilot of residential buildings including the deployment of IoT wireless networks (i.e., sensors and actuators) based on Zwave technology to enable plug-and-play installations  ...  This paper presents the PLUG-N-HARVEST architecture based on cloud AI systems and security-by-design IoT networks to manage near-zero ADBE constructions in both residential and commercial buildings.  ...  We also want to thank Michalis Terzopoulos, Stelios Krinidis and Dimitrios Tzovaras for their contribution to this work. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19040843 fatcat:oep6453uizgixj4wvdn7ru7vr4


Ahmad H. AbdulKarim, Mohsen A. Tawfik, Ahmed F. Hasan, Ahmed T. Y. El-Awady
2021 Journal of Environmental Science  
Home energy management systems employ automated technologies to manage and reduce residential energy use and cost, as well as make energy reductions through energy efficiency measures more visible to the  ...  behavior which results in the use of less energy This paper focuses on the deployments of improving Energy efficiency as important infrastructure for smart environment.  ...  An actuator is a type of motor that is responsible for controlling or taking action in a system.  ... 
doi:10.21608/jes.2021.196085 fatcat:m2i2tc6lbfgv3lnohl6fmv2moa

The Development of IoT Within Energy Infrastructure [chapter]

Steffi O. Muhanji, Alison E. Flint, Amro M. Farid
2019 eIoT  
This control structure is shown in Fig. 3 .1 where a sensor takes measurements of the states and outputs of a physical system.  ...  Decisions are sent back down to network-enabled actuators for implementation.  ...  Network-enabled actuators on these devices can then respond to energy-aware decisions that make trade-offs between consumer preferences and energy consumption.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10427-6_3 fatcat:bivdubpfq5dang2cqgbowqyxoy

Home Energy Management System Concepts, Configurations, and Technologies for the Smart Grid

Usman Zafar, Sertac Bayhan, Antonio Sanfilippo
2020 IEEE Access  
They play an increasingly ubiquitous role in energy efficiency through the reduction of electricity consumption within residential and commercial smart grids.  ...  In doing so, it also provides a summary of HEMS computing trends and popular communication technologies for demand response applications.  ...  To enact these services, the HEMS needs to integrate sensors, measuring devices, smart controllers/actuators, a communication infrastructure, and a user interface system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3005244 fatcat:2ebaz6am7zfrnhl52d6ux36jte

Blockchain: a secure, decentralized, trusted cyber infrastructure solution for future energy systems

Zhaoyang DONG, Fengji LUO, Gaoqi LIANG
2018 Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy  
The increasingly complex interaction among different energy entities calls for a secure, efficient, and robust cyber infrastructure.  ...  This paper gives a prospective on using Blockchain as a secure, distributed cyber infrastructure for the future grid.  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40565-018-0418-0 fatcat:uklkiuqhvrcytoyuiwqwxxh5gy

An Overview of Smart Home Environments: Architectures, Technologies and Applications

Costin Badica, Marius Brezovan, Amelia Badica
2013 Balkan Conference in Informatics  
The aim of this research survey note is to provide a comprehensive overview of Smart Home Environments with a focus on their architectures and application areas, as well as utilized technologies, infrastructures  ...  The main source of information was provided by past and existing research and development projects carried out in this area, while the main result of our survey is a classification of Smart Home Environments  ...  microphone, wireless actuator for lights, wireless speaker, as well as email sender (in fact an actuator) and time sensor (both implemented with the help of a PC connected to Internet).  ... 
dblp:conf/bci/BadicaBB13 fatcat:ytl6eyz5bng5rbqt6bdeezvxgy

Internet of Things (IoT) and the Energy Sector

Naser Hossein Motlagh, Mahsa Mohammadrezaei, Julian Hunt, Behnam Zakeri
2020 Energies  
This survey provides energy policy-makers, energy economists, and managers with an overview of the role of IoT in optimization of energy systems.  ...  IoT can be employed for improving energy efficiency, increasing the share of renewable energy, and reducing environmental impacts of the energy use.  ...  Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13020494 fatcat:viqtshvdyze5nd5u2mh6pb5cui

A Cyber-Physical Approach for Residential Energy Management: Current State and Future Directions

Patricia Franco, José M. Martínez, Young-Chon Kim, Mohamed A. Ahmed
2022 Sustainability  
In this work, we an envision Home Energy Management System (HEMS) as a Cyber-Physical System (CPS) architecture including three stages: Data Acquisition, Communication Network, and Data Analytics.  ...  In this CPS, monitoring, forecasting, comfort, occupation, and other strategies are conceived to feed a control plane representing the decision-making process.  ...  In [92] , the authors developed their own metering system using an off-the-shelf power strip using a voltage-sensing circuit, current sensors, and a single-board PC as a data aggregator.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14084639 fatcat:yjrs7howkvd7zcpm5otzofne24

Intelligent Buildings in Smart Grids: A Survey on Security and Privacy Issues Related to Energy Management

Alvaro Llaria, Jessye Dos Santos, Guillaume Terrasson, Zina Boussaada, Christophe Merlo, Octavian Curea
2021 Energies  
and consumption by means of an energy management system (EMS).  ...  In this context, intelligent buildings (IBs) constitute a paradigm in which such smart systems are able to guarantee the comfort of residents while ensuring an appropriate tradeoff of energy production  ...  Funding: The work presented in this paper has not received external funding. Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14092733 fatcat:5rlfxor4xjahthsos5cjix2keq
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