A residential district can use solar power to meet enough of its residents’ energy, heating and mobility needs. What’s more, rainwater collection can provide part of their household water needs too. It also makes financial sense to take this approach, providing that certain criteria are fulfilled. The promising findings from the TKI Water Technology project ‘Power to X’ now need further development of the concept, including of the role to be played by water companies in this regard.
Solar panels and rainwater collection
A residential district with 900 houses that operates using solar panels and rainwater collection: this is achievable, according to a study carried out as part of the ‘Power to X’ project.