URBAN AGRICULTURE BACKGROUNDBy the year 2050 the human population will beabout 9 billion people.By then, nearly 80% of the earths population willreside in urban centers.Over 80% of the land suitable for raising crops isalready in use.(sources: UN and NASA)
The Tekniska Verken Group – a key driver for sustainable andregional development • Regional Infra Service company owned by the municipality of Linköping •About 980 employees, Sales of M€ 670, Invest about M€ 75 •Active in a wide variety of Businesses with emphasis on energy • Waste and waste-to-energy combined with Biogas production
Surplus of Energy and CO2 creating sustainable business Vehicle gas Electricity Constantly looking for better environmental performanceBio fertilizer Biogas Power & heating Heat Having low value Heat, CO2 and bio fertilizer from biogas plant – what to do? The idea of a greenhouse not new – we wanted to Waste Waste go innovative Almost immediately we discovered Plantagon CO2 Organic Heat Going from only residue harnessing to bold design Surplus of heat waste Bio fertilizer Plantagon will own the plant and Tekniska Verken will deliver heat, bio fertilizer and CO2 Now localisation and verifications on design and H2O Locally Light Produced our resources Electricity food Microsoft Together we offer a smart system solution, a landmark and “green” vegetables Values: R&D, Attraction, Environment, Store Growth!
MOTIVES• More crops per ground area used• Water efficient• Energy efficient• Waste recycled• No transportation• Decreased CO2 emissions• Locally grown, organic food• Decreased price - no middle hands
PlantaSymbioSystem® from waste to organic food Biofuel Supply air ExhaustPower Power Power Moist GreenhouseFresh water Lighting Evaporation Dehumidification 24° C fresh water Ventilation Biofuel Supply systems Heating/cooling Cooling water Support systemsManure Anaerobic Boiler Biogas Gas- Hot water digester engine Electrical Chiller Hot water HVAC Electrical Boiler, etc Dehumidification UNG (back-up) Plant residuals Plant residuals Geothermal well or Geothermal storage Collaboration by Swedish cleantech industry led by Plantagon
CURRENT WORK WORLDWIDE Linköping Helsingborg Tokyo, Japan Botkyrka Seoul, South Korea Syracuse Gdansk Nanjing, China Kunshan, China Shanghai, China Kenya Mumbai South Africa New Delhi SingaporePreparatory work startedPreparatory work pendingOn going discussionPending discussionsStarting discussions