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

Former projects

  • Bidirectional Charging Management
    Clients/Sponsors: BMWi
    Duration: 2019 - 2022
  • SuMo-Rhine – Promotion of sustainable mobility in the Upper Rhine region
    Clients/Sponsors: Interreg
    Duration: 2018 - 2021
  • Profilregion Mobilitätssysteme
    Clients/Sponsors: MWK, Baden-Württemberg
    Duration: 2016 - 2020
  • IILSE -Interoperability of inductive charging systems for electric cars
    Clients/Sponsors: BMWi
    Duration: 2015 - 2017
  • Helmholz-Graduiertenkolleg "Energy Scenarios – Construction, Assessment and Impact" – Entwicklung praxisbezogener und umfassender Kenntnisse über den gesamten Szenario-Lebenszyklus
    Clients/Sponsors: Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
    Duration: 2011 - 2017
  • Grid Control  - Decentralized 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: Europäische Kommission
    Duration: 2016 - 2019
  • 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
  • Optimization of the load shifting potential of electric vehicles in cloud environments
    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