Urban districts should evolve towards a more sustainable infrastructure and greener energy carriers. The utmost challenge is the smart integration and control, within the existing infrastructure, of new information and energy technologies (such as sensors, appliances, electric and thermal power and storage devices) that are able to provide multi-services based on multi-actors and multi and interchangeable energy carriers. In recent years, the Municipality of Torino represents an experimental scenario, in which practical experiences in the below-areas have taken place through a number of projects: 1. energy efficiency in building; 2. smart energy grids management and smart metering; 3. biowaste-to-energy: mixed urban/industrial waste management with enhanced energy recovery from biogas. This work provides an overview and update on the most interesting initiatives of smart energy management in the urban context of Torino, with an analysis and quantification of the advantages gained in terms of energy and environmental efficiency.

The Energy Center Initiative at Politecnico di Torino: Practical experiences on energy efficiency measures in the municipality of Torino / Borchiellini, Romano; Corgnati, STEFANO PAOLO; Becchio, Cristina; Delmastro, Chiara; Bottero, MARTA CARLA; Dell'Anna, Federico; Acquaviva, Andrea; Bottaccioli, Lorenzo; Patti, Edoardo; Bompard, ETTORE FRANCESCO; Pons, Enrico; Estebsari, Abouzar; Verda, Vittorio; Santarelli, Massimo; Leone, Pierluigi; Lanzini, Andrea. - In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND TECHNOLOGY. - ISSN 0392-8764. - ELETTRONICO. - 35:Special Issue 1(2017), pp. 196-204. [10.18280/ijht.35Sp0128]

The Energy Center Initiative at Politecnico di Torino: Practical experiences on energy efficiency measures in the municipality of Torino

BORCHIELLINI, Romano;CORGNATI, STEFANO PAOLO;BECCHIO, CRISTINA;DELMASTRO, CHIARA;BOTTERO, MARTA CARLA;DELL'ANNA, FEDERICO;ACQUAVIVA, ANDREA;BOTTACCIOLI, LORENZO;PATTI, EDOARDO;BOMPARD, ETTORE FRANCESCO;PONS, ENRICO;ESTEBSARI, ABOUZAR;VERDA, Vittorio;SANTARELLI, MASSIMO;LEONE, PIERLUIGI;LANZINI, ANDREA
2017

Abstract

Urban districts should evolve towards a more sustainable infrastructure and greener energy carriers. The utmost challenge is the smart integration and control, within the existing infrastructure, of new information and energy technologies (such as sensors, appliances, electric and thermal power and storage devices) that are able to provide multi-services based on multi-actors and multi and interchangeable energy carriers. In recent years, the Municipality of Torino represents an experimental scenario, in which practical experiences in the below-areas have taken place through a number of projects: 1. energy efficiency in building; 2. smart energy grids management and smart metering; 3. biowaste-to-energy: mixed urban/industrial waste management with enhanced energy recovery from biogas. This work provides an overview and update on the most interesting initiatives of smart energy management in the urban context of Torino, with an analysis and quantification of the advantages gained in terms of energy and environmental efficiency.
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