The industry faces its fourth industrial revolution: shorter innovation cycles, greater flexibility
of the producing actors and greater individualization of products are a few formative attributes of
Industry 4.0 that is pushed by the internet as well as numerous information and telecommunications
innovations. The transformation process of the industrial sector that is named Industry 4.0 has already
started and requires an increased cooperation between the ICT branch and the industry. Information technology,
telecommunication and manufacturing industry fuse together.
The aim is to realize the Smart Factory which is a company that combines transformation ability,
resource efficiency and ergonomics as well as the integration of customers and partner in the business and value adding process.
The intelligent and resource-saving energy use of the Smart factory and the associated energy costs belong to the
essential competition factors of successful companies. This means for every company that a professional dealing with this topic is required.
Energy business processes
Energy demand analysis
Concepts of an efficient energy use
Concepts of decentral generation
Energy (efficiency) management
Energy data management
Energy use optimization
Energy portfolio management
Optimizing energy purchase und energy trading