Waste collection statistics for individual households
Collecting waste statistics is one sub-solution under the Smart Waste Management measure of Grow Smarter project. It is able to provide feedback to end users on their waste segregation habit.
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Collecting waste statistics is one sub-solution under the Smart Waste Management measure of Grow Smarter project. It is able to provide feedback to end users on their waste segregation habit.
The Green parking index in Stockholm is designed to encourage alternative forms of transport, thus reducing the demand for the private parking places which must be provided when building new and renovating old housing in Stockholm.
Within the Grow Smarter project in Stockholm, an automated waste collection system has been implemented in an existing neighborhood. The goal is to enable a cost efficient and smart waste solution for residential areas.
Within the Grow Smarter project, optical sorting technologies have been combined with a smart waste collection system to increase waste recycling rates in multi-family residential areas with the possibility of providing feedback to end users on their waste segregation habit.
Electric Vehicles increase in share of car sales and charging infrastructure is important to facilitate the transition to an improved vehicle fleet in cities. In Stockholm five to ten normal charging stations have installed to satisfy citizen needs.
Under the Smart Lighting measure of the Grow Smarter project, the goal is to demonstrate and test three different technologies for smart street lighting: remote, self-controlled and sensor-controlled LED lighting. In this Use Case the focus is on a remote controlled system connected to a CMS.
Under the Smart Lighting measure of the Grow Smarter project, the goal is to demonstrate and test three different technologies for smart street lighting: remote, self-controlled and sensor-controlled LED lighting. In this Use Case the focus is on a stand alone system
To enable alternative fuelled heavy vehicles to get a larger share of the market, the City of Stockholm has installed 10 new refuelling stations providing alternative fuels – biogas, ED 95, HVO and RME for hearvy duty vehicles.
In Stockholm, a fast charging station within the GrowSmarter project is established by Fortum at the parking facility by McDonald’s restaurant. Fast charging stations could provide electric vehicles with fully charged batteries in less than 30 minutes.
The Active House smart home solution is an intelligent system with a state of the art graphical user interface. This energy tool raises awareness among tenants on energy consumption from areas including electricity, hot water and apartment heating and encourages them to reduce their consumption.
A remote energy saving center called Hubgrade was set up in the three buildings in Stockholm which were refurbished under the grow smarter project. The measure aims at reducing energy bill by taking proactive measures based on 24/7 monitoring.
Under the GrowSmarter project, this measure focusses on energy efficient refurbishment of a residential building from 2007: Brf Årstakrönet, with 56 private condominiums.
The City of Stockholm has implemented energy retrofitting actions in 2 tertiary buildings: a cultural central and an official complex. Both the buildings are named as cultural historical
Under the GrowSmarter project, the City of Stockholm has implemented several energy retrofitting actions in 6 tertiary buildings from 1961 in Valla Torg to decrease energy consumption by 60%, improve indoor comfort and also extend the lifespan of the buildings.
Through the SmartEnCity project, in addition to retrofitting package that will see Tartu’s pilot area buildings fully renovated, the apartments will be supplied with a smart home system that connects to the Cumulocity cloud platform and enables data exchange and monitoring.
A highly energy efficient district cooling system was installed in the densely populated city center of Tartu using the river cooled chillers. The system was made more energy efficient by Fortum, using a heat pump that reuses the residual heat from cooling system for the district heating system.
With the aim of encouraging the use of bicycles and make this a considerable alternative to cars, the city of Tartu has implemented a city wide bike sharing scheme as part of the SmartEnCity Project. The system consists of public city bikes, parking lots with safety locks and a management system.
To reduce carbon footprint and improve air quality, 7 diesel vans from the university estate management team of University of Manchester were replaced with new electric leasing vans. The vans are used for delivering mail and operational services.
With the aim of enabling road users to travel their routes using the environmentally-friendly transport network and to rely less on their own car, the car sharing facility in Mülheim offers a range of different vehicles. This includes e-cars, e-bikes and also normal cars for long distance.
To improve energy efficiency of existing residential buildings by 70% as part of EU Horizon 2020 GrowSmarter Project, renovation measures were undertaken. This includes building envelope insulation, high efficient windows, staircase lighting, elevator and heating system.
The project involved equipping light poles with multi-colour LEDs allowing interactive control of individual lights. This enables a variety of services such as: guiding people through different lighting, seasonal lighting programs for increased comfort, safety control via sound sensors. Many additional services can be enabled through the infrastructure.
City of Turku started with PayiQ city when it and surrounding municipalities wanted to offer mobile ticketing originally to the handheld generation and casual travelers. PayiQ was chosen as a development partner through competitive tendering.
Owing to the Sustainability strategy of the city of Ludwigsburg, the municipality aims at optimizing the waste collection routes in the city. As a pilot project the city has installed cameras with inbuilt sensors in the 15 waste bins across the city.
The aim was to reduce staff using their own cars for university business and to increase the use of EVs at the MMU. Two 30kW Nissan electric cars were purchased and two additional charging points installed. The sharing scheme is managed by a third party enterprise through an online booking system.
With the aim of having 100% of public transportation buses in Tartu run on gas by 2019, the municipality has purchased 60 new biogas busses for the public transportation network.
As part of the SmartEnCity project, the objective of the retrofitting is to drastically reduce the energy usage of the old Soviet era buildings, hrustsovkas by around 70%. Several energy saving measures have been undertaken to reach this goal.
The City of Tartu replaced 320 existing sodium lights in the city centre area of Tartu with energy efficient LED lighting. The new lighting and the traffic and environmental sensors together with the wireless control units developed by Cityntel OU form a smart street lighting network.
Solutions for re-purposing EVs' rather quickly deteriorating but valuable batteries. EV taxis of the private company OU Takso in Tartu will be partially recharged based on renewable energy that is produced on-site with PV panels and stored in used EV batteries improving the yield of the batteries.
The Mobility stations in Mülheim provide commuters and residents of the busy district with a location, where they can easily find various alternative transport options. The aim is to encourage behavioural change from using cars towards more active modes of transport like walking and cycling. Currently the options include trams, trains, buses, taxis, (e-)Car sharing, (e-)Bike-Sharing and parking lots with online management of parking spaces. Additionally the mobility station can be used for charging of EVs.
The Use Case aims to involve tenants in the process of renovating and maintaining homes owned by the social housing association Woonbedrijf. It enables tenants to make informed decisions on what pre-defined renovation options they want to realise. The digital 3D-tool WoonConnect allows tenants to see the effects of their behaviour (i.e. showering, heating) and the expected results of the renovation. Through the web application, the device provides immediate feedback on what the influence of several renovation options will be. That offers a new level of information to the tenant and therefore, empowers them to make reasonable decisions. The development was accompanied by several direct interactions to capture various residents' preferences.
SANERGY is a low-cost system which aims at purifying soil in combination with extracting energy from groundwater using heat pumps in the Strijp-S district in Eindhoven.
The Public Sound Sensor Safety Project consists of sound sensors in the public space that are attached to the smart light poles in the area. This enables to detect specific sounds such as fighting and sound levels in bars or cafes in the main bar street in Eindhoven. The idea is to prevent aggressive incidents from happening. Trained law enforcement agents from the municipality are informed about any events directly on their phone.
With the goal of making data open data more accessible and useful, the open data portal of the City of Eindhoven was built. It helps to upload, share, use, analyze and visualize public data sets. After a market consultation and testing to build and operate an own data portal, the city of Eindhoven decided to choose for a commercially available platform from Open Data Soft. The platform is highly user friendly and has very low barrier to use.
In Eindhoven, Vinotion implemented a system to do traffic measurement which would help to redefine spatial planning, create safer situation and lower traffic throughput through the city center using an overview camera with real time artificial intelligence using low power hardware.
With increasing pollution becoming one of the biggest struggles of cities, they have to collect precise air quality data before initiating concrete measures. In this project Telefonica Next uses anonymised mobile network data to calculate air pollution.
In the beginning of the bathing season SUN ECO public service station was installed at the 1st Smiltyne beach (Klaipeda region). It is a multi functional mobile device which uses solar energy and provides air compressor, charging for mobiles, free WiFi, call button to invite lifeguard assistance.
The Strijp-S district in Eindhoven was used as a testing ground for a 2 week process to organise public consultation using integration of multiple information technologies. The Live Lab, a virtual and physical platform for sharing knowledge and ideas was used to co-create a green square in Strijp.
Two Ope modules have been built in an office at Sparebank. The goal is to enable improved work environment by identifying needs and wants and creating inventory that is adjusted to these - without impacting the environment with waste or unnecessary mass production of inventory.
Municipal websites though very informative are very difficult for people to navigate. The virtual assistance - Kira- was implemented as a service by Boost AI on the web page of Sandefjord Municipality, to help citizens with getting to the information easily.
From the city of Stavanger Open data sources, sensor data, weather data and SCADA are streamed, and processed to see co-relation across data sources in real time which is used to maintain and identify improvements in the water and waste water system.
The bus company in Stavanger planned to replace a ferry connection with bus routes. The web application from Maptrends delivered unique insights based on real time information collected from anonymised SIM card data which helped the company with planning the most cost effective and convenient routes
Digital Calligraffiti is a interactive light table for realtime projection of new artistic forms, citizens' inclusion and intercultural dialogue. It connects people at public spaces.
Vinzenz group, biggest health care provider in Austria aimed at reducing energy consumption. A tailor-made monitoring software platform for targeted analysis of energy consumption, especially in cooling and heating technologies was installed by Solvera Lynx
The city of Wuppertal aimed to create a digital infrastructure as a communication medium between city and citizens in public space. To support the municipality, Stroeer Media provided the city with the necessary digital infrastructure to setup digital city communication system.
BTC, a multipurpose facility in Slovenia aimed at reducing their overall energy consumption and adhere to the ISO 50001 standard. Solvera Lynx offered an innovative solution for smart energy management (EM) based on wireless LoRaWA technology.
DUOL wanted to improve the after sales service for their air domes. A Smart Air Dome monitoring and management solution was installed by Solvera Lynx, which enables remote monitoring and management of the air dome status and its subsystems.
The Novo Mesto Municipality identified a need to adopt sustainable energy management solutions and infrastructure upgrades in the public buildings to reach their desired economic performance goals. Hence, a comprehensive tailor made energy management system from Solvera Lynx was installed.
Citymatica is a communication platform that helps Sandona to create trusted and effective communication environment between the city and citizens. It is always available and very easy to operate. Citymatica enables personalized communication with individual citizen, that is relevant by content.
Salonit Anhovo, the biggest cement production factory in Slovenia has the goal to reach the top 10 % most energy-efficient cement factories in the European Union. To support Salonit Anhovo with their energy management goals, Solvera Lynx is supporting them with LoRaWAN technology.
Mobility data, data analysis, big data – these terms are all rather abstract. With “So bewegt sich Deutschland” (How Germany moves), Telefónica NEXT has created an interactive map that takes the data and uses it to visualise nationwide traffic flows.
To help real estate developer in Amhersfoost with fulfilling their future resident needs, Buildr, a mobile/web application which facilitates interaction between was developed. The aims is to increase customer appreciation for and participation towards project development result.
The smartphone applications provides local businesses and restaurants with the opportunity to market offers towards visitors and inhabitants based on geo-localisation technology. The scheme was rolled out within the historic city center of Reutlingen.
An intelligent waste collection system, based on sensor inputs from the underground waste bins and the shafts, is implemented to optimize waste handling and to improve cleanliness and appearance of the historic city center of Reutlingen.
The service robot in our Bürgerbüro is an example of how we test digital applications in everyday life. It is the first information point for citizens visiting the city hall and helps increase the working efficiency of the city hall.
To save valuable time, fire brigade and ambulance service vehicles are given preferential treatment at traffic lights in Ludwigsburg. In the test phase it is being examined whether backlog can be avoided and how faster emergency vehicles reach their destination.
The SmartHome app allows tenants to turn off all electrical appliances and lights at any time and from anywhere. This can be done easily at home or on the move. In combination with smart plugs (Smart Meter), tenants can keep track of the current energy consumption of any connected devices.
A Big Data Management Application, called Urban Cockpit has been implemented in the city of Cologne to provide a fast and easy overview of the data stored in the Urban Data Platform. It includes data from traffic management systems , energy providers and other such companies.
The aim is to promote the sustainable alternatives for local deliveries using electric Assist cargo bikes. The Municipality offers the use of 4 bikes leased from a fleet of different bikes owned by Manchester Bike Hire to any organization in Manchester.
"The solution consists of a virtual power plant which connects local photo-voltaic production, heat pumps and batteries. A charging station for electric vehicles is also be integrated into the system. It lowers the demand for external energy by increasing energy self sufficiency of buildings.
The solution aims to promote the replacement of fossil fueled vehicles by facilitating use of EVs. The charging infrastructure enables the tenants to charge their EVs. It is implemented in collaboration with various shared E-mobility providers rendering the use of a private car unnecessary.
Unidirectional functional lighting has been installed on a walking path at a pond in Eckart. The special type of lights only shine towards the path and not on the pond to not disturb the local fauna.10 of the 30 poles are equipped with sensors that dim the light according to the usage of the path.
With the vision of transforming the parking policy from normative numbers, a more demand driven optimum solution was developed using ICT technologies to improve the user experience. The system is aimed at increasing the occupancy of parking lots.
Strijp-S is built as a smart data driven area and hence, needed a strong data backbone. 500km of Fibre Optic(Backbone) cables have been installed in ducts in the Strijp-S district (68 acres) for improving connectivity in the area. The Fibre Optic network acts as a Backbone for data related service.
To support with real time data integration in Smart Cities, a Smart City Data platform has been developed which enables faster integration pf data. The data and governance layer have been separated to provide ownership to the data owners.
In order to promote use of Electric vehicles and better manage the charging infrastructure,a smart charging system was developed. 6 Type-2 AC chargers installed in Strijp-S with two charging point. Peak load management system/charging management system is included in the project.
By placing high tech city beacons, Eindhoven presents revolutionary, multifunctional and interactive information system. The city beacons replace the old (advertising) information displays giving residents, visitors and entrepreneurs access to number of digital and interactive, basic functionalities
With the aim of reducing energy consumption by 20% in the existing office buildings in Strijp-S, an innovative concept has been developed to optimise energy consumption while maintaining user comfort. The system allows interactive monitoring and control of HVAC system via mobile application.
A multi functional mobility app and ticket is launched in Cologne providing users of public transport the access to use shared cars, (e)-bikes, buses, trams etc. with one ticket. It is an enhancement of the existing subscription ticket enabling the travelers to also use the shared mobility services.