IEC 61499 projects


Life-cycle optimization of industrial energy efficiency by a distributed control and decision-making automation platform


Improving industrial energy efficiency at the European Manufacturing level requires the integration of energy data with advanced optimization techniques to guide a company decision making.

E2COMATION intends to address the optimization of energy usage, at multiple hierarchical layers of a manufacturing process as well as considering the whole life-cycle perspective across the value chain.

Nowadays, there is a great effort to adopt and use of alternative and renewable energy sources, like wind, solar, hydrogen, etc., but unfortunately for disparate reasons they are not enough or applicable. For such reasons, there must also be an effort in the industrial sector in order to reduce the consumption and the request of energy, minimizing in this sense the damage caused by the use of fossil fuels.