Øbro 95Housing association
In the summer of 2016, Øbro 95 installed a shared solar cell system with an expected annual electricity production of approx. 90,000 kWh. Here, the board agreed that the profit from the operation of the solar cell system should be distributed fairly among all residents in the housing section, and that there should continue to be an incentive to save on electricity consumption and use electricity wisely, i.e. when the power system was least loaded.
Type: Housing association from 1929
Shared solar: Approximately 90.000 kWh a year
Location: Østerbro, Copenhagen
Administration: AKB Copenhagen
Local change for greener ways of living
In AKB Copenhagen’s housing department Øbro 95 on Østerbro, the residents have for many years been concerned about energy efficiency, the environment and the climate.
Over the years, a double-digit million amount has been invested in various projects with energy efficiency: insulation of the climate screen, energy-efficient pump operation in the heating cellar, energy-efficient resident laundry, energy glass in front windows, etc. This has given the housing department from 1929 an energy label of C, even without the energy consultant taking into account the effect from our solar cell system
They started with solar cell production and setting up the main/secondary meter in August 2016, currently they have had a total production of 660,000 kWh. In the year 2023 the department received an annual saving of approx. DKK 150,000, equivalent to a saving for the individual tenancy of approx. DKK 1,500.
“I can therefore warmly recommend resident representatives who want to participate actively in the green transformation of the housing sector and give residents the best possible incentive to act climate-consciously, to contact Enyday to investigate the possibilities for optimal administration of the residential properties’ green electricity production” – Steen Hartvig Jacobsen, Øbro 95
“During the first years of operation of the solar system, our local property office arranged for the residents’ meter readings via a laptop once a month, so that they could be billed month by month for their actual consumption. But this manual solution was unsustainable in the long term”, says Steen Hartvig Jacobsen, member of the department board in AKB Copenhagen’s housing department Øbro 95. That is why Øbro 95 contacted Enyday to investigate the possibility of developing a digitized settlement model that could also handle hourly variable spot prices and network tariffs.
With Enyday’s digital platform, Øbro 95 has gained an electricity billing model based on variable spot prices that rewards residents’ environmentally conscious behaviour. The model accurately tracks individual consumption profiles and distributes costs accordingly.
The model is continuously adapted to changes in the electricity market, and has relieved the real estate office’s operations for the benefit of the local resident service. “I can therefore warmly recommend resident representatives who want to participate actively in the green transformation of the housing sector and give residents the best possible incentive to act climate-consciously, to contact Enyday to investigate the possibilities for optimal administration of the residential properties’ green electricity production” – Steen Hartvig Jacobsen.
AKB, København er et alment boligselskab med over 9000 boliger fordelt i hele København. AKB, København har ikke en ejer, men er et stort fællesskab bestående af alle beboere. Og her er det beboerne, der bestemmer og har indflydelse.
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