Municipal staff in Valladolid, Spain, are going electric in their daily work. With a fleet of 13 e-cars, the municipality is leading by example in adopting a more ecological behaviour thanks to EU-funded project REMOURBAN.
Post date: 24 May 2019
The ReUseHeat report "Accessible Urban Waste Heat"
shows a significant heat recovery potential from unconventional excess heat sources. Approximately 1.2 EJ (or 340 TWh) per year are possible to recover from data centres, metro stations, service sector buildings, and waste water treatment plants. This corresponds to more than 10 percent of the EU's total energy demand for heat and hot water, which is approximately 10.7 EJ (or 2,980 TWh).
Post date: 13 May 2019
On 21 March, the Smart City of Dresden has been awarded by the EU for its sustainable mobility plan
Europe is at the forefront of fighting CO2 emissions. Every year the Union and its agencies organise numerous initiatives to raise the attention on the problem and stimulate national and local governments, private and public companies and citizens to opt for sustainable mobility.
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
What do we want our cities to be? What does Smart mean? Which services and innovations do citizens and stakeholders really need?
Key questions for the MAtchUP project that aims at transforming cities through innovative solutions and technologies at the service of local communities.
Post date: 4 Apr 2019
Hosted by the City of Mannheim, and ICLEI Europe, the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns will open its doors for the 9th time from 30 September - 2 October 2020 in Mannheim, Germany.
Post date: 27 Mar 2019
Cities are key to a sustainable future of our planet. Massive changes are necessary to fight climate change and social inequalities. So far, much is talked about technological solutions.
We believe, that what is most important for solving the urban challenges are the people driving positive change.
Post date: 19 Mar 2019
The SUSHI project stems from a holistic approach to facing common challenges that have already been identified in historic districts of six cities in five countries: Lisbon (PT), Valletta (MT), Savona (IT), Ptuj (SI), Nicosia (CY), and Sassari (IT). With the idea of sharing, the project will adopt a common structure to identify opportunities for innovation, which will accelerate the learning process and transform historic districts into sustainable and lively districts.
Post date: 25 Feb 2019
The installations will be placed in Piazza Cairoli, Via Dante, Via Mercanti.
Additional activities will integrate the agenda of the Sustainable Energy Week exploring the city area, focusing on sustainable buildings and design studios.
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
This report was presented by IPCC the 4th of December 2018 at Katowice’s COP 24
Post date: 30 Jan 2019
The project “Energiewende twinning towns” is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and carried out by the Renewables Energies Agency and the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform. It aims at deepening or initiating exchanges between cities or communities that intend to cooperate in the renewable energy field.
Post date: 14 Jan 2019