Introducing Energy Flexibility

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 16:30 to 16:50
Hub sessions - Energy Revolution Europe - Flexibility is the Key

Stream location

Theatre ERE


Introducing Energy Flexibility Interface (EFI)

  • Next to the business value of energy flexibility, there is a strong need for flexible use of energy flexibility.
  • Flexibility should be usable in different current and future scenarios; especially end-users with flexible energy-equipment must have freedom of choice to select or switch between energy service providers.
  • Energy system will require changes in the way energy-flexibility is utilized. Applicable open standards for flexible utilization of flexibility will add robustness various usage scenarios.

Related Information


Richard Beekhuis
Business Director Sustainable Energy


  • An interface for communicating only energy flexibility and its allocation
  • EFI messages are about a single device; no aggregated info
  • Lightweight: minimal amount of information to describe flexibility
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