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Climkit Community

Generating and distributing photovoltaic electricity within apartment buildings

April 2020
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Climkit Community by Climkit SA implemented by Société Coopérative d'Habitation Charmontey in Vevey (Switzerland) in 2018

Covering an area of 114 m2 and having a power of 21 kWp, these solar panels offer 28 apartments a self-consumption rate of 75% and an autonomy rate of 31%

Climkit Community

Generating and distributing photovoltaic electricity within apartment buildings

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date April 9, 2020
From Switzerland
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 5-6 - Market competition driving widespread deployment &/"Bankable" grade asset class

Climkit is a software that provides a reliable and cost-effective metering and invoicing service for solar communities. Thanks to their solution, real estate owners that have invested in a photovoltaic installation on the roof of an apartment or commercial building can sell the generated electricity to their tenants. For each consumer, they make a distinction between the solar and the grid electricity they have used, thus reducing their quarterly bill.

The Environmental Benefits

  • 18% less CO2 emissions linked to solar energy coverage

The Financial Benefits

  • 6%-10% Internal Rate of Return (IRR) over 25 years
  • The payback time is between 10 and 15 years
  • Lower electricity bill for the consumers (Between 2 and 5 cents saved per kWh)

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Climkit SA

Solutions in the distributed energy field such as energy metering and invoicing, self consumption optimisation and electric vehicle chargers.

Headquarters 1800 Vevey, Switzerland
Type Company
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As an expert for the innovation scene in energy and environmental technologies, CleantechAlps (Sion, Switzerland) is a hub for the cleantech ecosystem, connecting its stakeholders with relevant partners.

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