Use Cases on BABLE are real-world reference projects sharing insights and learnings to show you what is already possible. Each Use Case contains a list of achieved benefits, driving factors, financial information, advices for replication and links to relevant Solutions and the implemented Products. There is also the opportunity to contact the BABLE users who participated in implementing and managing the Use Case.
An on-demand mobility service for Torre Baró: an isolated neighborhood...
To support the residents of the rural and isolated neighbourhood Torre Baró, a flexible on-demand mobility service was provided. Additionally, new stops cover the whole residential area of the neighbourhood. The project increased the use of the public transport and reduced the use of private cars.
Stochastic model of appliance energy consumption
An electricity demand model based on stochastic approach has been developed by IREC using statistical data from Spain (Time Use Data Surveys).The aim is to influence consumer decisions to improve the their appliances' energy labels.
Home energy management system (HEMS) by Gas Natural Fenosa
Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) are installed in all residential buildings selected to be refurbished by Naturgy in Barcelona. It aims to inform tenants on how to optimize their consumption and reduce their energy bills, by providing information on real-time electricity and gas consumption.
Smart local thermal districts
Within the GrowSmarter project."Smart local thermal districts" is part of the building refurbishment in Ca l’Alier, which combines on-site electricity generation (PVs) with the local existing DHC network, reducing the consumption of fossil primary energy for heating and cooling production.
Vehicle to X (V2X) Charging for Electric Vehicles
In Barcelona, an innovative form of Vehicle-to-X (V2X) charging for Electric Vehicles has been implemented. This can increase the renewable energy penetration, energy storage, grid flexibility and facilitate energy management optimization.
Energy efficient refurbishment of residential buildings by Naturgy
Naturgy has implemented retrofitting actions with the aim of lowering the energy consumption of buildings in nearly 20,000 m2 of residential floor in Barcelona: Canyelles, Ter, Lope de Vega and Melon District.
Energy efficient refurbishment of the building - Sports Centre CEM...
Naturgy has implemented retrofitting actions to lower the energy consumption in over 12,500 m2 of tertiary floor in Barcelona. Three buildings with very different uses have been retrofitted, and one of them is a Sports Centre, CEM Claror Cartagena.
Energy efficient refurbishment of the building - Hotel H10 Catedral
Under the GrowSmarter project, Gas Natural Fenosa has implemented energy refurbishment of three buildings with very different uses , and one of them is a hotel H10 Catedral. The aim is to validate the technical and economic feasibility of executing an energy refurbishment of a tertiary building.
Energy efficient refurbishment of the building - Educative centre...
Gas Natural Fenosa has implemented energy refurbishment of an Educative center Escola Sert. The aim is to validate the technical and economic feasibility of adding renewable energy generation to a tertiary building in the form of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs) for self-consumption.
Energy efficient refurbishment of tertiary buildings by Barcelona...
Barcelona Municipality has retrofitted two old textile factories, lately abandoned or used as a warehouse. The buildings have been transformed into a new public library (Library Les Corts) and an R&D centre for Smart cities hosting both public and private entities (Ca l’Alier).