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Kaunas Digital Twin

How a City-scale Digital Twin Helps A Technology University Optimize Its Building Performance and Renewable Energy Sources

Sustainability Challenge

Energy Transition

A software rendering aerial view of a town in poland.

Story Highlights

Relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

SDG Goal 4 quality education with a book and pencil on a red background.

SDG Goal 7 affordable and clean energy.

SDG Goal 13 climate action.

Utilized Software

Bentley Software

Location

Lithuania

ORGANIZATION/COMPANY

Kaunas University of Technology

To help build, sustain, and develop a community focused on smart cities and infrastructure, Kaunas University of Technology partnered with other organizations to develop a digital twin of the city’s built environment. They used Bentley applications to not only develop a precise, city-scale digital twin, but to also incorporate technology that can analyze indoor climate conditions and optimize building energy consumption. The team plans to use the digital twin to determine how to incorporate renewable energy sources, including solar panels, into the university grid.