Einträge von smart regions

Living Lab

Goals of this projects are to develop and install a Living Lab on electric mobility at University of Campinas while investigating technical, economical and environmental impacts.
Furthermore to develop approaches for intelligent management of buses (conventional as well as electric), recharges and power grid. Investigate impacts on the distribution grid along with the inclusion of storage devices, distributed generation based on renewables and IoT devices for real-time monitoring.

Coworking – Rural spinning mill in St. Aegidi

The rural spinning mill in St. Aegidi is a project within the context of “Agenda 21”. The building will become a “centre of knowledge” and therefore gain a significant position within the community. Because of its importance, it is also pushed by the citizens to create jobs in the region.

Upper Austria – European leader in the clean energy transition

In Upper Austria, the most industrialised of Austria’s 9 regions, over 30 % of the primary energy demand is already supplied by renewables – more than twice the EU average. Over 2 billion Euro are invested in the clean energy transition by businesses, citizens and the public sector each year – smart investments in a sustainable future!

Smart bioenergy

Upper Austria holds a leading position in the smart use of bioenergy. 15 % of primary energy comes from sustainable biomass, 35 % of all dwellings are heated with clean biomass and there are over 6,000 jobs in the biomass heating industry.

Smart Construction

Smart cities often require large infrastructure projects, which are very extensive and expensive. One major risk of such projects is cost overruns. This project uses Internet-linked devices to monitor large construction sites to improve accountability for costs, worker safety and efficiency.

YourHouse 4.0

Life can be challenging for elderly people but thanks to this project, they will not need to leave their home. The “YourHouse 4.0” project deals with different everyday topics and offers solutions to how it is possible for elderly people to live independently – with the help of modern technology.

Smart Energy Savings

The energy contracting model allows for investments in energy efficiency and in renewable energy without high upfront investment costs from the building owner. A specialised company plans, builds and finances the energy efficiency measures while guaranteeing the project’s success.

Smart Heat Pump Rate

“Smart Flex” is a smart price product for heat pumps. Thanks to daily information about the price, it can heat itself at a very low cost.

Smart Grid – Pioneer Region Eberstalzell

The Eberstalzell community is a Demo-region for methods to handle more electricity with existing grids. The motivation is an upcoming number of photovoltaic panels, electric heating as well as cooling and electric vehicles.

Peer-to-Peer Trading

The project is a digital product to show how consumers can share self-produced pho-tovoltaic energy with family and friends.