Energy transition and electromobility are two important topics for the future. The “Mobility2Grid concept” links both topics and answers the question of how energy and mobility development can become more sustainable. The future energy grid must be organised in a decentralised manner. It will be more branched and connected with additional storage elements. The “Mobility2Grid” approach: electricity grids and electric vehicles will be intelligently linked. This concept is being tested in practice on the grounds of the European Energy Forum (EUREF Campus) in Berlin-Schöneberg. It is being investigated whether and how electric vehicles used in everyday traffic can be integrated as a building block of an intelligent energy grid. Beyond the technical development tasks, social acceptance and economic usability play an important role. As part of the project, the nexus team conducted the planning cell/citizens’ expert opinion procedure on behalf of the TU Berlin in order to gain recommendations for the transferability of the “Mobility2Grid concept” to other neighbourhoods and regions. The recommendations were incorporated into the development of concepts for the construction of further energy infrastructure projects. Building and operating an ecologically effective grid requires investment in infrastructure.

Therefore, they are dependent on political, corporate and social acceptance. The citizens randomly selected for the planning cells also addressed these questions. The “Mobility2Grid” project is part of the BMBF funding initiative “Research Campus – Public-Private Partnership for Innovation”. The work is transdisciplinary and involves international cooperation.

Duration: 01/2014 – 09/2014
Client: EUREF-Forschungscampus Mobility2Grid / Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Gesamtprojekt), TU Berlin (für nexus)
Team: Dr. Christine von Blanckenburg (Project management), Nicolas Bach

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