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Internet of Energy Training through Remote Laboratory Demonstrator

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Faculty of Engineering, International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, 00186 Roma, Italy
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Istituto Motori, National Research Council of Italy, Via G. Marconi 4, 80125 Naples, Italy
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Technologies 2019, 7(3), 47; https://doi.org/10.3390/technologies7030047
Received: 15 May 2019 / Revised: 17 June 2019 / Accepted: 26 June 2019 / Published: 27 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Technology Advances on IoT Learning and Teaching)
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Abstract

In this paper, a new learning tool is proposed to train professional figures, such as entrepreneurs, engineers, and technicians, who need to improve their skills in the field of Internet of Energy. The proposed tool aims to cover the lack of experimental knowledge on new energy systems and to layer proper skills, which are useful to deal with challenges required by smart energy management in the new complex distributed configuration of the electric power systems, characterized by demand response services. This tool is based on a small-scale laboratory demonstrator, representative of a smart rural house, equipped with a measurement and control system. This demonstrator can be remotely accessed, through web server applications based on a low cost single-board computer. Trainers can have direct experience on the main concepts related to smart grids, renewable energy sources, electrochemical storage systems, and electric vehicles, through the use of the proposed tool managed by the web software interface. View Full-Text
Keywords: internet of energy; smart grids; distributed networks; electric vehicles; energy storage systems internet of energy; smart grids; distributed networks; electric vehicles; energy storage systems
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Assante, D.; Capasso, C.; Veneri, O. Internet of Energy Training through Remote Laboratory Demonstrator. Technologies 2019, 7, 47.

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