Kick-start your project with a feasibility scan

What is an energy or water community?

  • Organize energy or water flows among different buildings:
    create extra value by organizing sustainability on a neighborhood level
  • Comply to increased sustainability regulation and standards:
    Increase local resilience and sustainability
  • Create a local  Circular service company or CESCO  :
    unlock new revenue streams for your company

Designing a local energy or water community starts with a feasibility scan.

  • Investigate Technological, legal and financial framework
  • Define financing and end user tarification
  • Understand opportunities for long term value creation
    • Long term value creation in real estate due to future proof design
    • Steady cash flow generation as shareholder of a Circular Economy Service company.

 

Interested in a feasibility scan? Contact us here >

A sustainable business model

In the heart of every feasibility scan, there is a sustainable business model.
When developing our business model, we translate the added value of sustainability into a long-term service and business model.

In this way long-term benefits, otherwise lost are now valorized.

We were looking for an environmentally friendly home anyway, but in our new residential area, the sustainability exceeds our imagination.

Maaike Van Liefde

Inhabitant

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Already started with the design of an Energy of water community but need assistance? Take a look at our CESCO assistance >

Our core competences

Sustainability services

  • Out-of-the box and integrated thinking: Connecting different district services into one CESCO, short for Circular Economy Service Company
  • Integrated sustainability technology know-how: experience with almost all common technologies used in circular neighbourhoods: district heating, solar panels, battery storage, charging stations, smart grids, local wastewater treatment and water reuse , vacuum sewer network, ..

CESCO creation

Circular has experience in the creation of a local exploitation company or Circular Economy Service company (CESCO), including its costs and all it’s prerequisites.

  • Creation of local Circular Economy Service Company: shareholder and stakeholder management
  • Legal construction and requirements.
  • Local legal framework: up to date knowledge, define operational boundaries and cashflow strategies
  • Inclusion of local utilities and ESCO’s, ..
  • Best practice in terms of governance, financial reporting, accountancy ( w/ incorporation of subsidies)

Business model development

  • Knowledge database on actual costs and performance of sustainable technologies
  • Total Lifecycle Analysis: CAPEX, OPEX and possible revenue streams for water, energy and mobility services
  • Cost optimization via smart control (Energy management system)
  • Financing frameworks: project financing with strategic partners, inclusion of local community and utilities, subsidies and opportunities

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Circular Bv
Kompasplein 20, bus 904, 9000 Gent
BE 0772907876

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