Integrated urban challenges
Urban regions are essential for the sustainability issue. Worldwide, more people will live, work and recreate in and around cities. An estimated percentages is 75% of the world population by 2050. How do we maintain a good balance between economic growth, the environment and the welfare of people? This requires knowledge and innovation in diverse areas.
Smart Solar Charging in the Utrecht region
Smart Solar Charging is a sustainable energy system at district level. Locally produced solar energy is stored in (pool) cars via Vehicle2Grid technology: a smart and dynamic quick load- and storage system. This creates flexible storage capacity that reduces peak loads on the power grid.
Utrecht central station area
Utrecht The New Centre will become an icon for sustainable and healthy urbanization. With the transformation of the West-side of Utrecht city center, the Municipality of Utrecht together with Jaarbeurs and other partners will be taking a big step forward.
Fibre optic monitoring
Knowledge institutions, companies, the municipality and province of Utrecht join forces in Utrecht to improve the performance of heat and cold storage systems in a worldwide unique way.
New Energy Labs
Series of debate nights focused on the energy transition, with a focus one optimizing the use of the energy potential from renewable sources such as wind, sun and water as well as the potential of geothermal energy.