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Pilot Project in Smart City Laguna and Pioneering Renewable Energy in Affordable Housing

A Sustainable Future Begins Here

In a groundbreaking collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Planet Smart City embarks on an ambitious journey to redefine energy usage in Smart City Laguna and Smart City Aquiraz, Brazil. This initiative is a critical component of the Demand-Driven Electricity Networks Initiative (3DEN), supported by the Italian government and in partnership with the International Energy Agency (IEA).

60+
Homes to be equipped
with key HW components
$1M
Granted by UNEP
1of4
Projects selected
and funded by UNEP
24mo.
After which the project
will be fully completed

Project Highlights:

Global Vision: Setting a precedent for renewable energy uptake in affordable housing worldwide leveraging digital services.
Location: Smart City Laguna and Smart City Aquiraz, Brazil, integrating global innovation with local needs.
Premises: 60+ homes and 1 innovation hub equipped with digital energy solutions.
Energy Solutions: Photovoltaic panels, energy storage systems, behavioural nudging modules, optimization algorithms, and digital energy management.
Community Impact: Fostering sustainable living and the spreading of energy literacy.
External Collaboration: In partnership with EOT – Energy of Things, leveraging digital and AI solutions.
Internal Collaboration: Planet Holding Ltd., Planet Holding Ltda., Planet Idea, and Djungle.

The D2FX Project stands as a testament to Planet Smart City’s unwavering commitment to untap the unexpressed potential of digital solutions for energy for the betterment of communities. Focused on integrating cutting-edge, sustainable energy solutions in Smart City Laguna and Aquiraz, this project aims to enhance the quality of life for its residents, contributing to the postponement of electricity grid retrofitting. It serves as a beacon of innovation in affordable housing. By seamlessly blending advanced renewable energy technologies with the daily lives of the community, the D2FX Project, might become the blueprint and standard for similar projects worldwide.

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