Challenges of Rimantė
Today energy consumers in developed countries have multiple opportunities to actively participate in energy network: from buying rooftop solar and becoming prosumer, to selling flexibility services with personal EV or home storage. However, utilities struggle to engage consumers to consume energy efficiently and act in the name of a better network.
As eliminating waste and the continual use of resources is one of the European Union’s goals, cities need to enable the circular economy transition.
The transition towards a more circular economy brings great opportunities for Kaunas city and its citizens.
Kaunas aims to be a role model for other learning cities in Lithuania and to contribute to the creation of an information and knowledge society in the country.
Different companies operate different types of transportation, such as trains and buses. From the passenger perspective, that means buying a different ticket.
Transportation means could be able identify upcoming changes using historical data and decide not to travel as the passenger demand has changed.
Trains and buses operate on a certain schedule which does not always represent the real demand and leaves vehicles half-empty even though companies are trying to meet the traveller needs.