, two European DEIB projects, aim to develop sustainable consumption through the use of Big Data, gaming and behavioral analysis.SmartH2O
project, funded by the European Community during 2014-2017, developed a virtual space that integrates smart meters, digital counters able to monitor individual consumption and suppliers anomalies, Ict big-data analysis solutions and games to support custom water management.Piero Fraternali
and Andrea Castelletti
, professors of the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria (Deib), are Project leaders for the Politecnico di Milano.
After SmartH2O experience, PENNY
is the new H2020 project
that analyzes the psychology of users in the energy-saving sector.PENNY
(Psychological, Social and Financial Barriers to Energy Efficiency
) is coordinated by ENI Foundation
and DEIB - Politecnico di Milano
provides ICT systems to improve citizen energy consumption.PENNY
will conduct scientific experiments, with energy services companies in several European countries, that will design policies in order to encourage energy-efficient behaviors.
More details are available in the attached material.