Smart Energy Hub

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Gallery Smart Energy Hub 1
February 2019
By Sylfen
Headquarters 38000 Grenoble, France
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Smart Energy Hub - Hybrid energy storage for autonomous buildings

The Smart Energy Hub is an innovative hydrogen-based energy storage solution for NZEB (Net Zero Energy Building) to reach self-efficiency.

A Net Zero Energy Building produces as much as it consumes every day. However, due to lack of storage capacity, it sometimes provides the grid with the surplus of energy and sometimes needs energy from the grid. To tackle this issue, Smart Energy Hub allows the building to store the surplus and use it when it is necessary. This solution combines batteries, for their fast switching capabilities, with a disruptive technology: an RSOC (Reconfigurable System-On-Chip) energy processor, capable of storing energy in the form of Hydrogen (water electrolysis function), and rendering it when needed in the form of heat and electricity (fuel cell function). Thanks to its software (modelling of building and the Smart Energy Hub) and to the adaptability of its product, any NZEB building can be rendered self-sufficient in energy (non grid-dependant).

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Key features

  • CO2 emissions cut by 50% or more (depending on the country).
  • Energy produced locally.
  • RSOC processor recyclable to more than 90%.

Profitability

  • 50% lower energy bills (including maintenance).

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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