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.
Open Streets Logroño
Logroño Open Streets is a strategy for the adaptation of its streets that seeks a more balanced and fairer distribution of space in the city. It also responds to the fight against climate change and its implementation has been accelerated due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19.
Biedronka saves 82% on energy costs with Smart Lampposts
The leading food retailer in Poland installed Omniflow smart and sustainable lighting units in its newest store's parking lot. The smart lampposts integrate wind and solar generation with energy storage to vastly reduce the carbon footprint of lighting.
The NRGcoin mechanism replaces traditional high-risk renewable support policies with a novel blockchain-based Smart Contract, which better rewards green energy. For every 1kWh of green energy consumers pay 1 NRGcoin directly to the Smart Contract, protecting prosumers from policy changes.
Greater Energy Flexibility with Smart Swimming Pool Heating
Denmark is using summer house swimming pools to provide grid flexibility and increase the share of wind energy in its power supply. The large thermal inertia of the pools allows heating to be shifted to times of high wind power production.
Distribution Systems Area Data Monitoring in Italy
A pilot project to develop, implement and test in field innovative devices to demonstrate the technical feasibility of increasing the monitoring of the distribution grid and the controllability of renewable energy sources connected at lower voltage levels.
Mobility and Lifestyles of Residents in Turku Region
A Maptionnaire survey called “Mobility in Turku region and future of the harbour area” was arranged in the Turku region. The results were used to create creating mobility personas to better connect participatory planning with city/traffic planning processes.
'Living' Energy Efficient Apartment Complex in Torino
In response to worsening heatwaves in Torino, Italy, the 25 Verde building was built incorporating over 150 trees and plants along with energy efficiency measures to create a unique living space that both addresses climate change adaptation needs and represent mitigation potential.
Counting Mask Wearers on Swiss Transport with AI
Cameras placed at strategic points at train stations in Swiss Cities used Artificial Intelligence to assess how many people wore hygiene masks. The software evaluated on site whether masks were worn by commuters. The analysis was done before and after mask regulations were implemented.
Three pipes circular sewer system
In the neighbourhood of Oceanhamnen, the traditional sewage pipe was transformed into three sewage pipes in order to separate municipal waste water. One pipe collects food waste, the second black water and the third grey water. Grey water is recovered for cooling before being treated
City of Tequila gears up for a smart future
Culture, heritage, and a unique national drink. The Mexican town of Tequila has already captured the world’s attention. But now it’s about to become famous for a completely different reason: the town is going digital. By 2040, it doesn’t just want to be a smart town, it wants to be a Smart City.