Optimizing Energy
Across Multiple Buildings
for Torres Vedras Municipality

A Leader in Climate Change Adaptation


Torres Vedras Municipality, located in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area of Portugal, boasts a rich history and a population of approximately 80,000 people. The municipality features a mix of traditional Portuguese and modern architecture and offers vital amenities such as educational institutions, cultural venues, and healthcare services. With a focus on promoting well-being and community engagement, Torres Vedras provides ample recreational opportunities, making it an attractive destination for both residents and visitors.

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The Challenge

The Municipality of Torres Vedras is at the forefront of climate adaptation efforts, aiming to surpass
CO2 reduction targets and achieve climate neutrality by 2050. However, managing its diverse
infrastructure while meeting sustainability requirements presents significant challenges. Disparate
systems and manual processes across numerous buildings hinder the prompt identification and
addressing of energy wastage, leading to increased expenses and sustainability concerns.

Our Solution

Emitu provided Torres Vedras Municipality with a tailored energy management system to address the challenges of managing diverse buildings and energy activities. This system featured real-time monitoring, alerts, and automated analysis for proactive energy management and quick issue resolution. Remote control enabled staff to optimize energy usage across buildings, while customizable dashboards and reports facilitated access to pertinent energy data. Emitu also created the Energy Balance Sheet, a publicly accessible tool meeting the municipality's transparency goals by providing detailed energy consumption and production data.

Benefits Achieved

Energy Optimization

Cost savings through waste reduction and energy management.

Centralized Management

Remote centralized monitoring and control for multiple buildings.

Sustainable Practices

Enhanced sustainability through renewable sources prioritization.

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To learn how Emitu's Energy Management System helped Torres Vedras Municipality improve energy management and achieve sustainability goals, download the full case study below.

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