Energy storage with Net Zero Energy Buildings and Districts: Optimisation and Automation

  • Annex 31
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This Annex address the integration, control, and automation of energy storage with buildings, districts, and/or local utilities. The focus is on the development of design methods, optimization, and control tools related to predicting, operating, and evaluating the performance of energy efficient buildings and districts when energy storage is available.

Please find more information in IEA- ANNEX 31-1.

Operating agent(s)

  • Fariborz Haghighat (contact person)
  • Concordia University, Canada


  • Fariborz Haghighat
  • Concordia University, Canada
  • Alain Moreau
  • Hydro Quebec, Canada
  • Guoqiang Zhang
  • Hunan University, China
  • Shuhong Li
  • Southeast University, China
  • Yu Zhun
  • Hunan University, China
  • Mohamed El Mankibi
  • ENTPE - University of Lyon, France
  • Gilles Fraisse
  • University of Savoie, France
  • Frederic Kuznik
  • University of Lyon - CETHIL, France
  • Sylvia Lorente
  • University of Toulouse, France
  • Niccolò Aste
  • Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Claudio Del Pero
  • Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Enrico Fabrizo
  • Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Ryozo Ooka
  • University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Uros Stritih
  • University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Halime Paksoy
  • Curkurova University, Turkey
  • Yelp Konuklu
  • Curkurova University, Turkey
  • Ruche Choudhary
  • Cambridge University, UK
  • Paul Tuohy
  • University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Parham A. Mirzaei
  • University of Nottingham, UK