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Genk Thermovault

The impact of Local Energy Communities (LEC) regulation will be investigated for a heterogeneous selection of electrically heated apartment buildings from a technological and socio-economic perspective, considered to be representative for Flanders.

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This pilot objectives are the following:

  • Peak shaving and self-consumption by optimizing household boilers at community and household level.
  • Customers will save +20% of boilers energy consumption.
  • Customers will receive energy savings reports.
  • Customers will save money with the peak reduction service.
  • Customers will reduce their carbon foot-print due to the self-consumption service.

Technologies & Infrastructure

32 apartments in the city of Genk will be part of this pilot. These apartments will be equipped with different technologies.


ThermoVault IoT modules and cloud service are used for smartify legacy-based assets like water boilers and space heaters.

Charging poles

Smart whitegoods

Smart heat-pumps

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