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Leader in Integrated ICT Hardware & Systems

ME3GAS

         

01/05/2010
31/10/2013

 

The goal of ME3GAS is to put consumers in control of their energy efficiency and appliances at home enabling energy-saving usage without compromising comfort or convenience.

Technology strands

Develop open source energy-aware middleware platform

  • Create services and applications across heterogeneous devices
  • Enable inter-operability between devices:
    • Context and energy awareness
    • Communications and control protocol

Develop new-generation smart gas meters

  • Facilitate the remote management of a shut-off valve
  • Offer a whole range of added values:
    • Management of multiple tariffs and payment modalities, remote gas cut off,   security alarms, absolute index, temperature correction

Irish partner roles

Manage the development and deployment of hardware and business level software

  • Define HW specification + provide HW & installation support
  • Investigate energy harvesting – eliminate  need for battery replacement
  • Investigate challenges in executing actuation and control
  • Lead the first pilot
     

Develop business GUI

Investigate actuation and control techniques compatible with WSN

  • Investigate  inter-operability challenges
  • Understand what level of actuation/control is accessible
  • (e.g. HVAC systems, lighting controls) and how such corrective actions are undertaken
     

Results

  • Facilitate energy efficiency (EE) improvements without impacting comfort or convenience
  • Improve user interaction & information flow
  • Contribute to the pan European standardisation of smart metering
     

Itron

Italgas

Kromchroeder

STW

SAC

CNet

Resourcekraft

Sensing & Control

gasNatural Fenosa

Thyia Technologies

Elster

CRL Sweden

ARUP

SICS


Enterprise Ireland Projects