The construction of a new energy-smart residential area in Örebro is underway. With a local microgrid it should halve the power needs and reduce energy use by 30 percent. But local DSO Eon opposes the part of the concept that deals with creating an energy community between the properties. An action that will further keep Sweden on the bottom of EU SolarPower list off successful Energy communities in Member States together with Poland and Bulgaria.
The residential area, with 800 homes are being built on ten different properties, a preschool and various business premises. The houses being built will produce and store energy, using solar panels and batteries, and communicate with each other via a local DC-grid., The unique Energy Hub from Ferroamp plays a central role. Read more, but in swedish!