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Transport and Energy: research areas

The overriding objective of the research group “Transport and Energy” is to determine the impacts of electric vehicles on energy systems and material flows, which is achieved through techno-economic analyses.

Current and recently completed projects

  • DFG Graduiertenkolleg Energiezustandsdaten
    Clients/Sponsors: DFG
    Duration: 2016 - 2020
  • Grid Controll - Decentralised energy systems
    Clients/Sponsors: BMWi
    Duration: 2015 - 2018
  • REFLEX - Analysis of the European energy system under the aspects of flexibility and technological progress
    Clients/Sponsors: European Commission
    Duration: 2016 - 2019
  • Profilregion Mobilitätssysteme
    Clients/Sponsors: Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
    Duration: 2016 - 2018
  • IILSE - Interoperabilität von induktiven Ladesystemen für E-Pkw
    Clients/Sponsors: BMWi
    Duration: 2015 - 2017
  • Helmholz-Graduiertenkolleg "Energy Scenarios – Construction, Assessment and Impact" – development of practical and extensive knowledge throughout the entire scenario-lifecycle
    Client/Sponsor: Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
    Duration: 2011 - 2017

Former projects

  • CROME – Cross Border Mobility for Electric Vehicles
    Clients/Sponsors: BMWi, BMVBS, MEDDTL, MINEFI, MESR, ADEME
    Duration: 2011 - 2014
  • EnEffStadt – concomitant research Energy Efficient Cities
    Duration: 2011 - 2016
  • EVREST - Electric Vehicle with Range Extender as a Sustainable Technology
    Client/Sponsor: ADEME (France), bmvit and FFG (Austria), BMWI (Germany)
    Duration: 2012 - 2015
  • Get e-Ready: Operator model for electric vehicle fleets in Stuttgart
    Client/Sponsor: BMWi within the framework of the "Schaufensters LivingLab BWe mobil"
    Duration: 2013 - 2015
  • iZEUS (intelligent Zero Emission Urban System) – follow-on project of "MeRegioMobil"
    Client/Sponsor: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
    Duration: 2012 - 2014
  • RheinMobil - Cross-border e-mobility with economic perspective
    Cleints/Sponsors: BMWi within the framework of the "Schaufenster LinvingLab BWe mobil"
    Duration: 2013 - 2015
  • Flottenversuch Elektromobilität – integration of renewable energy into electricity networks
    Clients/Sponsors: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Reactor Safety
    Duration: 2008 - 2012
  • Competence E – pooling of all works concerning the storage of electric energy for mobile and stationary applications
    Client/Sponsor: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
    Duration: 2011
  • Optimierung des Lastverschiebepotentials von Elektrofahrzeugen in HPC / Cloud Umgebungen
    project in collaboration with EnSoC
    Duration: 2011 - 2012
  • MeRegioMobil - efficient integration of mobile electrical storage (for vehicles) into the existing energy system, with consideration of innovative Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and their realisation as key concepts
    Client/Sponsor: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
    Duration: 2009 - 2011
  • Exzellenzcluster Energie - holistic consideration of the future energy system with inclusion of all possibilities to decouple generation and demand
    Client/Sponsor: State of Baden-Württemberg
    Duration: 2008 - 2011
  • eCar@Home - development of an experimental laboratory to demonstrate the interaction between a mobile storage device and intelligent meters and household devices
    Client/Sponsor: Energy Baden-Württemberg AG
    Duration: 2009