About cyberGRID

 General 

Located in Vienna, Austria, cyberGRID was  founded in 2010 as a specialist in the development of innovative Virtual Power Plant (VPP) solutions, increasing energy efficiency throughout the grid.

cyberGRID focuses on consulting, training, research and development within its core strength dedicated to the new energy area.

cyberGRID provides consulting and support services for the implementation of VPPs and business models in a range of research projects, such as evolvDSO (EU-FP7), hybrid-VPP4DSO (A-KLIEN, FFG), Flexiciency (EU-H2020), FutureFlow (EU-H2020), InteGrid (EU-H2020), Magnitude (EU-H2020), Crossbow (EU-H2020), TALENT (EU-H2020), InterConnect (EU-H2020), and MAESHA (EU-H2020). Our research partners include, among others, AIT, APG, EDF, EDP, ELES, Endesa, ENEL, ERDF, ESB, GEN-I, RWE, SAP, Vattenfall, Verbund, TU Graz, TU Vienna.

cyberGRID offers a cloud-based platform for a decentralised grid with storage capacities and large shares of intermittent energy. This technology boosts the efficient use of existing generation resources, storage, and the integration of renewable energy resources. We thus continuously contribute to the European-wide research agenda for the purpose of sustainable decarbonization.

cyberGRID – Real time research for right time Decisions

 

WHY cyberGRID

  • Research and Know-How provider
  • Demand Response Management (DRM) and Virtual Power Plant (VPP) know-how is our core
  • Help you to manage your energy future NOW
  • Renewable Energy Resource integration
  • Owner of top-end market-proven technology and consultancy
  • European wide research partner network
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 cyberGRID Management 

Alexander Kofink cyberGRID CEOAlexander Kofink  CEO | Flexibility Enthusiast

Mr Alexander Kofink, MBA is an expert in new energy systems and technology. He has more than 15 years of experience in the area of flexibility management, digitalization, and algorithmic power trading. He is passionate about advancing the energy transition with innovative technological tools like Virtual Power Plants. As CEO of cyberGRID, Alexander will focus on developing novel software tools and services with cyberGRID’s award-winning ICT technology for the purpose of supporting customers to manage their distributed renewable power generation units, and battery storage. Alexander holds a diploma in urban technologies, and a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota and from Vienna University of Economics and Business.

 

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Marko Svetina  Managing Director  |  Co-Founder

Mag. Marko Svetina, M.Sc, is an expert in business development and a co-founder of cyberGRID. He has two decades of international business experience. Marko is an active member of European SmartGrids Technology Platform/ WG3. He is experienced in international projects in the area of distributed power generation, biogas, cogeneration and transmission. Moreover, he is an expert of energy optimisation systems through Energy Flexibility. Marko holds a Master’s degree in Finance and BA.

 

Peter_Nemcek_kleinPeter Nemcek   CTO  |  Co-Founder

Mag. Peter Nemcek, M.Sc., is an expert in demand response and co-founder of cyberGRID. He has 15 years of experiences in energy, industrial and building automation, electricity markets and power exchanges. From 2008 on, he has been initiating and participating in several EU-funded smart grid projects. He is a member of professional societies like Association of Energy Services Professionals, and the SmartGrids Technology Platform. As Vice President of cyberGRID and Director of the R&D technology department, his role is to design, guide and supervise the development of the full range of Virtual Power Plant solutions. In addition, he is the head of all research and development. Peter holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

 

Christoph-Gutschi_Senior-Project-Manager_cyberGRIDChristoph Gutschi  Senior Project Manager  |  Energy Market Expert

Dr. Christoph Gutschi, PhD, studied Industrial Process Engineering at Graz University of Technology (TUG) and the University of Oviedo. He wrote his dissertation about energy storage and demand response at the Institute of Electricity Economics of TUG. From 2002 to 2012 he was research assistant and project manager at the Institute of Electricity Economics. He has been with cyberGRID since 2012, working as an expert in industrial demand response and electricity market modelling, while also managing international VPP projects.

 

Andraz Andolsek  Senior Development Expert  |  IT & Data Specialist

Andraz Andolsek, Ing. E.E., provides consultancy services with digital solutions for cyberGRID. As an expert for communication protocols, he has been building real-time web applications with the highest cybersecurity levels for more than 10 years. A technology lover, Andraz enjoys developing specifications and architectural designs for new ICT projects, with the objective of pooling distributed flexibilities into the cyberGRID flexibility management platform, for greater energy efficiency. Skilled in problem-solving and system optimisation, his services support the platform’s connectivity to multiple other software systems. Andraz is also intensively involved in a number of EU-funded R&D and demonstration projects to accelerate the energy transition.

 

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Cami Dodge-Lamm  Head of European Public Affairs and Regulation

Ms. Cami Dodge-Lamm, MSc, MPP, has over 15 years of government policy and project management experience. Before joining cyberGRID in  2018 Cami was a consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy for the Smart Grid Investment Grant – a $8 billion public/private partnership between the U.S. government and utilities to modernize the country’s electrical grid. She has also worked for the British Embassy and U.S. Senate covering a range of energy and climate change issues. Cami is an active member of smartEn, ESMIG, BatteRIes Europe, and the European Battery Alliance. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from North Dakota State University, a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University and a Master of Science in Renewable Energy Systems from TU Wien.

 

Philip Schäffer cyberGRID

Philip Schäffer      Head of Business Development  |  Data Cruncher

Philip Schäffer, MSc, holds a degree in General Relativity and Cosmology from the University of Vienna. He joined cyberGRID in 2020 where he is now responsible for data analysis and business development at cyberGRID. Apart from the commercial business, Philip leads the application process for a number of EU-funded R&D projects, designed to promote decarbonization throughout the continent by means of improving the efficiency of naturally produced energy instead of costly investments in new infrastructure. He is well versed in new renewable energy and storage technologies and always ready to take a deep-dive into the scientific literature to separate the wheat from the chaff.

 

Nicole Klyma     Executive Assistant  |  Project Controlling Nicole Klyma cyberGRID

Ms. Nicole Klyma, MBA, received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Colorado Christian University, Denver, USA, and her Master’s degree from the European University in Lisbon, Portugal. She has been working at cyberGRID since 2013. Her responsibilities include research on European energy markets, economic analysis and the preparation of research reports, as well as project management support for the administration of projects.

 The Growth of cyberGRID 

cyberGRID provides innovative ICT solutions, consulting services and research in the EU power sector. Since cyberGRID’s foundation in 2010, the company’s expertise and technology have been rooted in the field of flexibility markets, cross-border cooperation, and flexibility platforms, e.g. Virtual Power Plants, Demand Response Systems and microgrids.

Click on cyberGRID’s achievements below!

cyberGRID´s Major Milestones

2016

2014

From the Lab to Life

The first project comes to life: Slovenian DSO Elektro Ljubljana’s joint VPP starts bidding on the market

 Your Contact 

Nicole Klyma   Executive Assistant  |  Project Controlling

Nicole Klyma cyberGRID

Ms. Nicole Klyma, MBA, received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Colorado Christian University, Denver, USA, and her Master’s degree from the European University in Lisbon, Portugal. She has been working at cyberGRID since 2013. Her responsibilities include research on European energy markets, economic analysis and the preparation of research reports, as well as project management support for the administration of projects.

E-Mail: nicole.klyma(at)cyber-grid.com
Phone: + 43 1 481 2626 11

Peter Nemcek   CTO  |  Co-Founder

Peter Nemcek, Managing Director

Mag. Peter Nemcek, M.Sc., is an expert in demand response and co-founder of cyberGRID. He has 15 years of experiences in energy, industrial and building automation, electricity markets and power exchanges. From 2008 on, he has been initiating and participating in several EU-funded smart grid projects. He is a member of professional societies like Association of Energy Services Professionals, and the SmartGrids Technology Platform. As Vice President of cyberGRID and Director of the R&D technology department, his role is to design, guide and supervise the development of the full range of Virtual Power Plant solutions. In addition, he is the head of all research and development. Peter holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

E-Mail: peter.nemcek(at)cyber-grid.com

 

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