Opportunities and Challenges for Wider Roll-Out of PEBs

Mia Ala-Juusela, Hassam Ur Rehman, Hanne Siikavirta, Andreas Jaeger, Joaquín Villar Rodríguez, Rita Lavikka

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This chapter begins with presenting regulatory, social, financial and technology-related aspects affecting the wide roll-out of PEBs, discussing both the preventing and promoting factors. Recommendations are also given on how to overcome the barriers and take advantage of the opportunities. After this, the possible renewable energy sources and energy storage technologies are discussed. The opportunities, climatic and other challenges, and cost analysis are presented for the renewable energy sources and energy storage. Moreover, PEBs as a part of the local energy infrastructure are presented. Finally, key learnings are provided for the main actors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPositive Energy Buildings
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-87702-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-87701-9, 978-3-030-87704-0
Publication statusPublished - 2022
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Publication series

SeriesGreen Energy and Technology


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