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

  • Annex 31
  • Completed
  • Energy storage in energy systems


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.

Please find the final report of Annex 31 here.

Task agent(s)

  • Fariborz Haghighat
  • Concordia University, Canada


Annex 31 is completed. For requests and information, please contact the ECES TCP secretariat using the contactform below.


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