QBots energy, led by Vijay Natarajan and Li Yao, brings in-depth knowledge of artificial intelligence to the consortium, and will focus on smart systems, smart buildings and the trading platform.
QBots focus is on treating energy as a service for businesses, leading to lower energy costs by optimising building assets in response to the energy markets. Their mission is to build and operate Federated Power Plants that aggregate and utilise flexibility in consumer demand along with renewables & battery storage to enable localised trading and balancing, for building smart energy systems of the future.
Qbots AI powers two levels of prediction and control; one at the site level and one at the network level. The AI model on-site enables buildings to respond to notifications from the electricity grid to shift their electricity demand & use battery storage, while maintaining thermal comfort for its tenants and any constraints.