Let the nature do the work – Stockholm Royal Seaport
Stockholm Royal Seaport, one of the world’s biggest urban planning projects, has developed an integrated stormwater system that purifies and delays storm- and meltwater before it is released into the sea. The system connects green roofs and rooftop gardens with ponds, open storm drain water and surface water drain and urban greenery.
GreenNano – Innovative Stormwater Management
“GreenNano – innovative stormwater management” is a research and innovation project where 25 partners jointly develop, implement and evaluate innovative methods and solutions for sustainable stormwater management. GreenNano makes cities more attractive and helps create cleaner watercourses and a better natural environment.
DRIZZLE is a competence centre committed to excellent needs-driven research, and to develop pioneering stormwater solutions that minimize pollution loads on receiving waters; that minimize the risk for urban flooding; and that capture the opportunities that stormwater runoff can offer.
KTH Live-In Lab – Testbeds for Accelerated Innovation
KTH Live-In Lab offers something as unique as a full-scale test beds, ranging from apartments, education building, hotel, changeable interior design and infrastructure, database for user and property data, and a very valuable collaboration platform.
BRF Viva Building House Association
Energy storage in the Viva housing association is part of the research project Riksbyggen Positive Footprint Housing. There is also a connection to the ElectriCity cooperation through the bus batteries that will be utilised. This can be used as leverage in the communication about energy storage.
IntegrCity aims at developing and implementing a decision-support platform focusing on planning and designing integrated energy networks and further infrastructure developments. While city planners and energy companies can take advantage of the platform while planning energy supply infrastructure, the projects have also tested different energy supply and energy storage solutions both in Sweden and in Switzerland.
District heating and cooling – A more sustainable energy production
With a water-filled rock chamber beneath Kungsholmen in Stockholm, the energy company Stockholm Exergi has been able to substantially increase capacity in the city’s network for district cooling. The ordinary cooling plants in buildings can be phased out, and both high electricity needs and the risk of leakage of ozone-depleting substances will decrease along with them.