Towards 100% urban renewable energy islands, a system analysis
The key message is to show how connected urban renewable energy islands could develop, without a strong need for external energy sources and heavy infrastructure. He will address the dependencies between low demand, renewable supply profiles and the role of energy storage in the steps towards 100% renewables in the built environment.
Chiel Boonstra works as independent expert of his own company Trecodome in the application of advanced solutions for buildings and cities. He has international experience in applied research and real life construction and renovation projects at building and communities scale. He works with industrial partners, social housing organisations, architects, city planners. Focusing on low demand profiles and seasonal energy storage at community and city scale with the purpose of achieving real time 100% renewable energy driven communities.