The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
“Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation.”
Heijmans Hive building (credit: DOOR architecten) Visualization of simulation progress, good for deep dives Indication of KPIs, here: business case The steering challenge: Heijmans is taking initiative in operating smart energy buildings. They begin with their modern office building, “Hive”. They’re about to install solar, (v2g) chargers, batteries and boilers. Choice of equipment is one…
Process scheduling (green) and the operation reality (violet), next to CO₂ signal CO₂ Intensity per day, grouped by day of the week The steering challenge: The Rijnland water board runs centrifuges to clean Dutch waste water. A centrifuge should process 8 tonnes of sludge per day. Rijnland has an energy contract with fixed costs, but…
The steering challenge: SNB processes 410,000 tonnes of waste water sludge every year ― 30% of the Dutch sludge produce. SNB operators need to keep their high-temperature facility in good state at all times. For instance, the oven temperature always has to stay within bounds. Now they are also asked to reduce fossil fuel consumption.…
Seita developed an energy balancing platform for Jeju island: a multi-user web app handling meter data from diverse assets and automated scheduling.